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Review: Swaledale Butchers Steak Box, “A Meat Lover’s Delight”

Publisher - Great British Food Awards
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The Great British Food team

Oct 30, 2023
5 minutes to read

GBF’s Jenny O’Neill enjoys sampling grass-fed, heritage breed beef delivered direct from the Yorkshire Dales…

If you’re a true carnivore looking for the ultimate steak experience, this Steak Box by Swaledale Butchers is a game-changer. I recently had the pleasure of unboxing the Classic Steak Box, and it exceeded all expectations.

Right from the moment the box arrived, I could tell this package was something special. The steaks were meticulously packaged, and the date range provided reassured me that I was in for a fresh and flavourful treat. The attention to detail and quality was apparent from the get-go

Inside the box, I found three different cuts of meat, and to my delight, there were two of each! This abundance of meat offered incredible value for the price. At a starting price of just £58, the Classic Steak Box is an absolute steal.

One of the standout features of this Butcher’s Steak Box is the sourcing of the meat. All the cattle are ethically farmed in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales from independent farms and smallholdings. Knowing that the steaks come from this picturesque region adds an extra layer of appreciation for the product. It’s like enjoying a slice of the countryside in every bite.

Each of the steaks in the box is dry-aged to perfection. The dry-aging process intensifies the flavours, and it shows in the product. The three cuts included in my box were Ribeye, Rump, and Sirloin steaks, and they were each a culinary masterpiece.

The Ribeye was rich and marbled, offering an exquisite melt-in-your-mouth experience. The Rump steak was hearty and full of bold, beefy flavours, perfect for those who crave a more robust taste. Finally, the Sirloin was tender and succulent, with a slightly leaner profile but no compromise on taste.

Not only were these steaks delicious, but they were also versatile. The fact that they are suitable for freezing means that you can enjoy them at your own pace, savouring the quality over time.

In summary, Swaledale Butcher’s Steak Box is a carnivore’s dream come true. With its excellent packaging, wide variety of cuts, ethical sourcing, dry-aging process, and affordability, it’s an option that should not be overlooked. For those without a local butcher, Swaledale Butchers is a superb solution. Offering exceptional quality butchery and variety. The Classic Steak Box, starting at just £58, is a fantastic value for the quality of meat you receive. Whether you’re a seasoned steak enthusiast or a newcomer to the world of fine cuts, this box is sure to impress and delight your taste buds.

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