Following a stack of sizzling entries and some serious judging by the one and only Chris ‘Flamebaster’ Roberts, we are delighted to reveal this year’s Meat the Challenge winners.
With more categories and more prizes up for grabs, it’s been a bigger and meatier competition than ever! The entries have been incredible, proving you can get really creative with delicious Welsh Beef.
So who impressed Chris’ taste buds this year…?
Children’s entry (Prize: £150 cookery equipment)
Winner: Mari Davies
‘Welsh Beef steak with homemade pistachio pesto, lettuce, tomatoes, halloumi and drizzled with local honey in a toasted brioche bun.’
Quirky entry (Prize: £150 hamper Butchers’ Club voucher)
Winner: Batchout, aka Nicky Batchelor
‘Welsh Beef sirloin steak with XO sauce, homemade szechuan pickled hispi cabbage, egg yolk cured in tamari, garlic, sake and honey, Japanese mayo, black sesame and crispy shallots in a griddled sushi rice bun.’
Best use of Welsh produce entry (Prize: £150 Welsh food and drink hamper)
Winner: Twm Griff
‘Welsh Beef sirloin steak with crispy streaky bacon and blueberry bourbon sauce wrapped in horseradish pancakes.’
BBQ entry (Prize: £150 hamper Butchers’ Club voucher)
Winner: Oliver Boow
‘Welsh Beef ribeye steak sub with buttermilk brined chicken in home baked bread.’
Best video entry (Prize: £150 hamper Butchers’ Club voucher)
Winner: Diane Radford and her daughter Matilda
‘Garlic eggy bread focaccia Welsh Beef steak sandwich.’
And our overall winner, winning the unique opportunity for Chris ‘Flamebaster’ Roberts to cook a feast at their home + BBQ / Fire Pit is…
Overall winner: Tan y Ddraig aka Iestyn Parry
‘Rum soaked Welsh Beef sirloin steak topped with horseradish and parsley cheddar, dried seaweed in toasted ciabatta.’
Phew! What a line up! Congratulations to all our winners and thanks to everyone who entered in our Meat the Challenge 2 competition!
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