Find your inner frugality with Welsh Lamb and Welsh Beef

With the cost of living rising, it can be a challenge to know where to cut costs and how to budget accordingly. However, our health and wellbeing should always be top priority.

Nutritious food is essential for good health and we should always strive to eat well and buy the best food we can afford.

By adapting the way we plan, cook and shop for our meals, it is possible to save money and time, making the most of nutritious and delicious food in our diet such as Welsh Lamb and Welsh Beef.

Top 6 tips for saving some money (and time!) without missing out on the good stuff.

Bag a bargain at your local butcher’s shop

It is well worth a visit to your local butcher’s shop where you can get some great deals and hints and tips.

Welsh Lamb Neck

Boneless neck fillets are great for marinating for kebabs, slicing thinly for stir-frys or diced for curries.

Welsh Lamb Breast

A relatively cheap piece of lamb and is best used in a stew, or it is often boned, stuffed, rolled and cooked slowly. Usually, it is extracted to make mince.

Welsh Beef

Brisket, chuck and blade, oxtail, shin and leg, silverside, skirt.

Bulk buy

If you have plenty of space in your freezer, it is worth buying half a lamb and freezing it in individual cuts. From a half lamb, you can expect a shoulder of lamb, rack of lamb, leg of lamb, neck and You could ask the supplier to cut these cuts into smaller pieces e.g. the leg into 2 to 3 pieces, which will make the meat go further. Meat box schemes may also work out cheaper than buying in bulk at a supermarket.

Meal for one?

If space is limited in your freezer to store surplus meat, your local butcher’s shop is the ideal place for buying smaller quantities of meat as and when you need it. You can also buy small quantities of meat in supermarkets.

Find your nearest Welsh Lamb and Welsh Beef butcher’s shop here.

Try at home

Make the most of Welsh Lamb and Welsh Beef with our delicious recipes. Here you will find all-in-one tray bakes, dishes that are great to freeze, slow cooker saviours and quick, hob based solutions.

Tasty tray bakes

Budget friendly cuts

Low and slow

Pan-fried perfection

Freezer friendly feasts


Defrost frozen leftovers thoroughly before reheating in either a microwave or by leaving in the fridge overnight. Reheat food until piping hot throughout. Foods reheated in the microwave should be given a stir halfway through, as the microwave does not heat evenly. Foods taken out of the freezer should be eaten within 24 hours.

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