What makes our pork different than mass produced pork?

Our pigs are raised free to roam in woodland, the pigs’ natural habitat.

 

We use old English breeds which mature slower than the supermarket breeds that are specifically bred to gain weight fast (not for flavour). Our pork takes 6 months minimum to reach the kill weight where as supermarket pork will be killed after 3 months. Our animals eat a lot of their natural diet which reduces farm inputs and adds to their flavour. Because they are under stocked they are happy and healthy which means the VET rarely has to call.

 

You only have to see these pigs to realise that’s how they should be kept.

 

Top quality local meats delivered in a box scheme delivery service.

Finest quality local meats from our Riverwood farm in East Devon, delivered in our East Devon area box scheme.

 

 

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WOODLAND PORK

Traditional English breeds

Pork Fillet Medallions with a Garlic Sauce

Pork fillets

8 cloves of garlic

Extra virgin olive oil

100g sour cream

200ml chicken stock

2 tablespoons Dijon Mustard

Salt, white pepper

Method

 

  1. Cut the pork fillets into medallions and finely chop the garlic.
  2. Fry the pork fillets in the olive oil until they are brown on each side.
  3. Remove the pork from the pan, and add the garlic.
  4. Fry the garlic until soft and add the chicken stock and stir frequently.
  5. Add the mustard, sour cream, white pepper and salt and again stir until a nice even sauce is created.
  6. Add the pork back to the pan and gently simmer until mixture has reduced and become a nice creamy sauce.
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