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Organic Beef Topside A succulent, full-flavoured joint of meat for a classic roast dinner Reviews (6)
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Organic Beef Topside

A succulent, full-flavoured joint of meat for a classic roast dinner

A real roast beef classic, the organic topside joint is equally at home quickly roasted and served pink as it is when slow-cooked and succulent. The topside is the external muscle at the top of the hind leg of the beef carcass which is also where our organic beef everyday steak comes from. It's a muscle that's seen some hard work and this is reflected in the open texture and rich flavour of the meat. Very delicate marbling keeps the meat moist and we wrap an extra layer of fat on top to ensure you get the very best results from your topside. See Our How to Cook Page

 

 

  • Delivered frozen
  • 1kg, Serves 4
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£15.25 £15.25 per kg

We have a minimum order of £40.00 simply for sustainability reasons in order to minimise packaging, delivery & the environmental footprint.

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At Coombe Farm Organic our beef comes from cross-bred animals with a Friesian dairy cow as mother and either a Simmental, Limousin or Shorthorn bull as father. This cross breeding results in animals with good meat distribution across the carcass and consistent quality in all the cuts. Our organic farming system ensures our animals live as naturally as possible. Our cattle are free range and grass fed – we don't stuff them with cereal concentrates to make them grow abnormally quickly – and we think you'll be able to taste this in their meat. The superior quality of a traditional cut like our organic topside joint really shines through.

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED TOPSIDE QUESTIONS:

  • The topside of beef is the external muscle at the top of the hind leg of the beef carcass which is also where our organic beef everyday steak comes from. It's a muscle that's seen some hard work and this is reflected in the open texture and rich flavour of the meat. Very delicate marbling keeps the meat moist and we wrap an extra layer of fat on top to ensure you get the very best results from your topside.

  • The cut of beef will dictate how it is cooked, for example steak favours unfussy cooking, sear each side in a blistering griddle pan, cooking for a minute or two in a hot pan will be sufficient for rare or medium rare, or a cut such as beef brisket favours slow cooking allowing the gelatinous fibres to melt away and the meat to tenderise.

  • When buying organic beef you are buying beef that has been farmed by a system that ensures the cattle have lived as naturally as possible. Our cattle are free range and grass fed – we don't stuff them with cereal concentrates to make them grow abnormally quickly – and we think you'll be able to taste this in their meat. The superior quality of a traditional cut like our organic topside joint really shines through..

  • Supplied: Insulated box at -18°C
  • Freezing: Will arrive frozen, use by best before date on packaging
  • Defrosted: Store between 0 - 5°C and use within 3-5 days

Delivery

 

  • We deliver all around mainland Britain, excluding the Highlands and Islands. You will be able to choose your preferred delivery slot at checkout.

  • We can deliver to you Tuesday to Saturday.

    We will pick, pack and deliver your box the day you have requested.

    For every order, we'll send you a text message on the morning it is due to be delivered.

    Our courier will leave it in your requested safe place if you would prefer a contactless delivery.

  • We have a minimum order of £40. There is no minimum order value or delivery charge if you collect from our farm shop

  • Our Standard Delivery Charge is £3.95 (Tuesday to Saturday). There is Free Delivery on Orders Over £90, Recieve your order Before 12pm for £6.95

  • No. You can leave a message with your order telling us where you would like to have your box placed. It would be best placed somewhere cool or at least in the shade – especially during the hotter months of the year. Our products will stay at the same temperature for up to 40 hours, so just make sure that you can pick up your order within that time.

    Our couriers will send you a text message or email, which ever you prefer, giving you an hour slot when your box will arrive. If that doesn’t suit you, some options will be provided to make your delivery more convenient.

  • Our products will stay frozen at the same temperature for up to 40 hours. Simply put them in your freezer after delivery or in your fridge if you want to defrost them and use them within the next few days.

  • At Coombe Farm we believe in sustainability. And we live it. Regarding our packaging:

    natural materials

    Eco-friendly

    Your delivery box is made of 100% recycled paper and is 100% recyclable.

     

    natural materials

    Delivered Frozen

    To keep your order frozen we use ice packs which will retain a low temperature for a long period of time. Reuse them for a picnic or simply snip, empty the water and pop in your plastic recycling.

     

    Sustainably Insulated

    We use paper pulp sheets to insulate the box. They are great for craft projects or can also simply be recycled with paper waste.

     

  • You can cancel your order within two hours after your online purchase. We can not cancel an order after this period.

    We hope that you enjoy our products. But if for any reason you are unhappy, please let us know why within 28 days of delivery, by sending us the batch number and the reason why you are disappointed with the product. Do not throw the product away as we may need to recall it to confirm the problem.

    As your product is perishable, you will not be asked to return it for us for re-selling.

    When we have looked at the evidence, we will then consider reimbursing you by means of a credit for a future order or resending the product. We will do our very best to respond as quickly as possible and try to resolve it.

    Email to: [email protected], phone: 01460 279509

Product FAQs

  • We deliver our organic produce Tuesday – Saturday and you will be able to choose your preferred delivery day at checkout. The delivery charge is £3.95.

  • Freezing is the most natural way of preserving food. And as here at Coombe Farm Organic we believe in slow-grown, healthy food, a form of preservation that doesn’t need artificial additives gets a big tick from us.

    We use blast freezing to preserve all of our meat products. It’s done at the point of butchery, to temperatures of -26°C. This locks in all the freshness, flavour and nutritional value and means you get the longest possible shelf life at home once you’ve defrosted it.

    It also guarantees it will arrive with you in tiptop condition - confidently delivering fresh meat would be much more challenging.

  • All of our meat is butchered in our in-house butchery by our small team. This means we have full control of what is cut and also means that we can accommodate more requests from our customers.

    You will find any product ingredients on the relevant product pages.

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    Can't Find the Answer?

    If you cannot find the answer to your question and would like to speak to someone contact us and we will be happy to help.

To make the most of the flavour of your topside, roast it in a 220˚C oven for 15 minutes, then cover with foil, turn down the temperature and roast for a further hour and a half, removing the foil for the last 15 minutes. Let the meat rest for at least 15 minutes before carving. It'll be juicily pink and luscious in the middle – perfect served hot or cold. Alternatively, casserole the joint in red wine and beef stock with some shallots for 3 hours before serving with creamy mash and crisp green cabbage. 

Cooking instructions: How to cook an organic beef topside

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