The breakfast of champions – now in a pie!

BreakfastPiesHere’s an inspiring PIEdea:

What if you could enjoy a hearty breakfast in one delicious ‘We hae meat’ pie? 

Well, thanks to over 100 fantastic recipe suggestions during our social media competition last year, we have truly made some dreams come true!

That’s right, with help from our new friend Blair Green, we’ve launched the ‘We hae meat’ Breakfast Pie across Scotland! Continue reading The breakfast of champions – now in a pie!

We hae-rt our Customers!

pie-bannerIt goes without saying, we’d hae nothing if it wasn’t for our fantastic customers.

Our aim remains to provide Scotland with the best quality products possible, and that’s why we wholeheartedly encourage YOU – our Steak Slice and Pie munchers – to get in touch and give us your feedback!

From a start-up family business in 2007, to an award-winning and continually expanding company in 2016, we’ve certainly come a long way. Spending the past few years getting to know our craft, our trade, and our customers, we’ve discovered a lot through hearing your food for thought.

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My oh pie — it’s British Pie Week!

PieWeekIntroPre-heat your ovens, British Pie Week officially returns for 2016.

One of the greatest celebrations of food ever conceived, this rather meaty week lasts from Monday 7th until Sunday 13th of March.

So, whether you love a traditional Steak & Gravy Pie, sharing a family-sized puff pastry or something a little more adventurous like a BBQ pulled pork pie, there’s more than enough opportunities to dig into a ‘We hae meat’ pie!

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5 Easy Breakfast Recipes

IMG_9610Some folk say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and we think it
can definitely be the tastiest!

Some of our traditional Scottish breakfast favourites are now available in re-sealable freezer packs, so our delicious sausages, black pudding and steak slice are only ever a few minutes away.

Whether a quick bite during the week or a leisurely number at the weekend, here are some recipe ideas to start your day the tasty way.

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Investigating a Case of MisSteaken Identity

This summer we set out to surprise, delight and convert a selection of Scotland’s finest food bloggers with an investigation into a case of MiSteaken identity…

The Steak Slice (you might know it better as a square sausage or Lorne) is a peculiarly localised speciality, almost exclusively found nestled amongst full breakfasts and mornings rolls north of the border.

Over the years, square sausage has forged a reputation as something of an acquired taste. While some people are evangelical about its angular appeal, others need convincing about consuming meat with corners…

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Sausage History, Squared!

Steak Slice StackWhat’s in a name?

Our Beef Steak Slice is what’s commonly known as a ‘square sausage’ product. Saying that, of course, might cause some contention, because depending where in Scotland (or indeed the world) you hail from you may call it a ‘Lorne Sausage’, ‘Flat Sausage’, ‘Butcher’s Slice’ or even simply a ‘Slicey’.

With all those different names for delicious meaty oblongs, it’s not surprising that various recipes for square sausage also exist!

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Proud To Sponsor Doon Valley Boxing Club

Doon Valley 1As local farmers and family butchers, the next generation and our Ayrshire community are top priorities here at ‘We hae meat’.

These values are as important to the team as our dedication to producing the very best quality meat; so, it was a no-brainer when the opportunity arose to sponsor our local boxing club, Doon Valley.

Situated in Dalmellington, Ayrshire, the Doon Valley Boxing Club was established by trainer Sam Mullen in a   mission to share his passion for boxing with the local community. By setting up the club, Sam not only created a new social hub for young people in the area, but also gave many of them a new direction and sense of discipline they couldn’t find anywhere else.

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