Category Archives: Cooking and Eating

Family Christmas dinner

The perfect turkey-free Christmas dinner

So want something other than turkey for Christmas dinner this year? Check out our suggestions for the perfect turkey-free Christmas dinner . . .
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Aerial view of Downfield Farm

Commercial unit for rent

We now have a fantastic commercial unit available for rent, suitable for a wide variety of businesses. Read on to find out more . . .
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What are the best cuts of lamb

The best cuts of lamb

Do you know your loin chop from your noisette? Do you know what the best cut of lamb is for the recipes you want to cook? Take a look at our rundown of the best cuts of lamb . . .
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The best cuts of beef

The best cuts of beef

What are the best cuts of beef to use for different recipes? Take a look at our brief guide on which cuts of beef are best for what meal . . .
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a bin full of wasted food

How to reduce food waste (Part one)

Take a look at part one of our top tips on how to reduce food waste and save some money.
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a bin full of wasted food

Guide to reducing food waste . . . and saving money on your food shopping (Part two)

How can you save money on your food shopping? Have a look at our top tips.
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A large piece of meat flame grilled on the BBQ

The perfect summer BBQ

The summer BBQ season is fast approaching. So today on the blog, we’re sharing some tips and tricks, to help your BBQ go without a hitch...
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Galloway cows in a field of green grass

5 reasons you should be eating high-welfare organic beef from Downfield Farm

Farmed meat can be bought at alarmingly low prices. This is great for the bank account, but consider the old phrase, ‘buy cheap, buy twice’. Why is the meat so ...
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A steak pie ready to serve

Try a venison steak pie this Hogmanay

Who has heard of having a venison steak pie at Hogmanay? A Scottish Hogmanay can be one of a few things. Some take to the streets and party with wild abandon ...
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Venison meat steak with vegetables

5 reasons to eat venison

Venison is growing in popularity. What was once seen as an elite food has become accessible to all. Here on Downfield Farm, we produce and sell ...
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View of Downfield Farm in Fife at summertime

Scottish venison: Why buy local?

It’s so important to buy local produce wherever possible. By putting money into local businesses, you are helping to strengthen your local community ...
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Venison meat steak with vegetables

The health benefits of venison

As people strive to eat healthier, more nutritious foods, they are discovering a delicious alternative to beef and other red meats. Venison, or deer meat, is lean ...
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