All posts tagged: family

Family, Friends & Food

 

We’ve all seen those end of the world films… a meteor is on it’s way, Bruce Willis has failed to blow it up and the people are having full blown End of Days parties in the streets. 

In March, when I picked up my last take-away for 3 months (The Courtyard in Penrith – I can’t recommend them enough) there was a strange vibe in town.Read more

Our Chopping Block Family

Two weeks ago today marked 9 months since we opened our doors. It wasn’t quite the celebratory mood for us, with growing uncertainty around Covid-19 and social distancing coming into place.

Luckily, we’ve been inundated with the most wonderful messages of support and thanks and, with the mornings a little brighter and blossoms beginning to burst, we’re feeling pretty positive about the future.

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We’re 6 Months Old!

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There’s a little corner shop in New Squares that, about 7 months ago, had builders, plasters and plumbers coming and going all day long. Some pretty big fridges were carefully squeezed through the front doors. A fancy till system and some hefty looking counter tops made an appearance and the biggest cheese delivery we’d ever seen (well, the biggest cheese delivery we’d seen until this week).Read more

Our Perfect Garden Party

The nights are getting longer and a lazy summer atmosphere has descended… it’s officially bbq season!

Unsurprisingly (we are butchers after all) we completely love an outdoor evening filled with the smell of burning charcoal, juicy steaks and sweet caramelised onions.Read more