Sloane’s Haggis, Neeps and Tatties

Burns Night As we’re gearing up for Burns Night, we’re sharing an old classic: Haggis, Neeps and Tatties. Burns Night is a celebration of the life and poetry of the poet Robert Burns, also known as Rabbie Burns, who penned more than 550 poems and songs before his death in 1796. Burns Night suppers are […]

African swine fever

What is African swine fever and what causes it? African swine fever (ASF) is a severe viral disease in pigs that can spread very rapidly in herds. โรคไข้หวัดหมูแอฟริกา (ASF) หรือเรียกอีกชื่อว่า โรคอีโบลาหมู เป็นโรคไวรัสที่รุนแรงของหมูที่สามารถแพร่กระจายอย่างรวดเร็วในฝูงหมู It can spread directly between infected pigs and healthy pigs. The spread of the infection occurs by touching the blood, tissues, secretions, and […]

Traditional Christmas foods around the world

When it comes to the Christmas holidays, food traditions are vital to the celebrations in different countries around the world. The main Christmas meal can take place any time from Christmas Eve to the evening of Christmas Day itself. เมื่อพูดถึงวันหยุดในช่วงฤดูหนาวนั้น อาหารดั้งเดิมจึงมีความสำคัญต่อการเฉลิมฉลองในประเทศต่าง ๆ ทั่วโลก และอาหารค่ำในวันคริสต์มาสนั้นเป็นมื้อที่ทุกบ้านขาดไม่ได้ การเฉลิมฉลองนั้นเริ่มต้นขึ้นตั้งแต่ตอนเย็นของวัน Christmas Eve จนยาวไปถึงวันคริสต์มาสกันเลยทีเดียว The actual meal consumed varies in different […]

The history of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a national holiday in the United States, which is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November every year. คนอเมริกันทั่วประเทศร่วมฉลอง “วันขอบคุณพระเจ้า” ซึ่งเฉลิมฉลองกันในวันพฤหัสบดีที่สี่ของเดือนพฤศจิกายนของทุกปี The birth of Thanksgiving The tradition of Thanksgiving celebrations began nearly 400 years ago, at the start of the 17th century. ประเพณีการเฉลิมฉลองวันขอบคุณพระเจ้าเริ่มต้นขึ้นเมื่อเกือบ 400 ปีก่อนหรือในช่วงต้นศตวรรษที่ 17 History has it that the first Thanksgiving […]

Free-range pigs and welfare issues for pigs

Welfare issues for pigs Pigs are naturally curious animals who spend much time exploring their environment and searching for food. Nonetheless, many pigs around the world in farms are kept in cages, with a majority never being allowed to venture outside of their cage. We often see pictures on the internet of pregnant pigs kept […]

Antibiotic use in animals

Antibiotics ยาปฏิชีวนะ Since the 1940s, antibiotics have been administered to certain farm animals like cows, pigs and poultry in order to treat infections or prevent an illness from spreading. Antibiotics are a type of antimicrobial substance used to fight bacterial infections. As a result, they work by killing or inhibiting the growth of harmful bacteria […]

Permaculture

What is it? อะไรคือเพอมาคัลเชอร์ The term permaculture loosely refers to a sustainable design system that applies features and principles observed in natural ecosystems to the development of human settlements, in this case specifically farms. This in turn explains why it was originally coined from the phrase ‘permanent agriculture’. To put it simply, permaculture farming is […]

Not all bacon is created equal

Good things come to those who wait สิ่งดีดีมักจะมาหาผู้ที่รู้จักรอคอยเสมอ People have been curing meat for centuries as a way to preserve valuable protein. Animals were typically slaughtered in the autumn after spending a long summer feeding nutrient-dense, natural food. Common examples of meat preservation are salting and drying, but even boiling and brining actually are methods […]

What does nose-to-tail mean?

What does nose-to-tail mean? อะไรคือ กินหัวกินหางกินกลางตลอดตัว หรือที่เรียกกันว่า nose-to-tail The concept of nose-to-tail philosophy is becoming more and more popular. It is the philosophy of using every part of the animal in food preparation, letting nothing go to waste. Aside from its appeal as a more traditional diet, it’s also one of the most economically and […]

Sloane’s Beef and Onion Toad in the Hole

Need some dinner inspiration? Make this delicious Sloane’s Beef and Onion Toad in the Hole that you can make at home by using our Sloane’s Beef and Onion Sausage.   Sloane’s Beef and Onion Toad in the Hole Serves 2–4  2 tbsp  Sloane’s Beef Tallow 1 pack Sloane’s Beef & Onion Sausage 4 Shallots, peeled […]

Angus Beef in Thailand

The Aberdeen Angus, sometimes simply referred to as Angus, is a Scottish breed of small beef cattle. Angus cattle are naturally polled and can be black or red in colour although black is more dominant. The udder on the other hand can also be white in colour. Furthermore, the Angus have high fertility, hence are […]

Sloane’s Cheese Burger

The humble burger has had a comeback in recent years. From gourmet versions with foie gras and lobster to downright dirty, the bun and meat combo is all the rage. We’ll leave the crazier variations (ramen burger, anyone?) to other people and instead give you our take our Sloane’s Cheese Burger recipe.   Sloane’s Cheese […]

Ethical butchers

A story has been doing the rounds in online food circles lately. It is about a small but growing group of former vegetarians and vegans who have become successful ethical butchers in the US. They became butchers for the same reason they rejected meat in the past: out of love for the animals. Subsequently, they […]

Do you know the history of Beef Wellington?

Do you know the history of Beef Wellington? Was it really created to celebrate the Duke of Wellington, or it a mere fable? รู้ประวัติของเนื้อเวลลิงตันหรือไม่? มันถูกคิดค้นขึ้นเพื่อเฉลิมฉลองชัยชนะของดยุกที่ 1 แห่งเวลลิงตันหรือเป็นมันเพียงแค่นิทาน? According to legend, the Beef Wellington was created to celebrate the first Duke of Wellington, Arthur Wellesley. The Duke received is title after defeating Napoleon Bonaparte in the […]