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Organic Mutton Shank Turn up the volume on a slow-cook classic

Organic Mutton Shank

Turn up the volume on a slow-cook classic

Taken from the lower leg of the mutton carcass, organic mutton shank is a slow-cooking cut that marries unbeatable flavour with incredible texture. Complex muscles are held together by melting connective tissue and layered with delicate fat meaning this is a cut with bags of character. Add in the marrow from the substantial bone and you've got the perfect cut for super-slow casseroles that don't need much attention but which deliver wholesome heartiness. Perfect for warming you up on a warm day, mutton shank is also a happy partner for Indian and North African flavours. 

  • Delivered frozen
  • 1 x 350g, Serves 1

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Mutton may not enjoy the popularity that it once did, but we think it's one of the most distinctive and tasty meats you can get. It comes from sheep that have grown to over 2 years and is darker in colour and more intense in flavour than lamb. With thoughtful preparation and attentive cooking, mutton delivers taste-bud tingling results and is hearty enough to be paired with punchy spices and high-impact ingredients. And eating mutton isn't just a treat for lovers of good food, it's also a way to make the very best use of meat from older ewes that might otherwise be under-valued.  

  • 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 2 - 3 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.

  • The delivery charge is £5.

  • 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.

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 £5.

  • 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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Organic mutton shanks really aren't difficult to cook, delivering deliciousness in return for patience. They can be browned all over, then braised in white wine and lamb stock pepped up with lots of woody herbs and a good pinch of seasoning. Cook in a low oven for at least three hours and serve with buttery mash and seasonal greens. To give things a North African twist, rub your mutton shanks with fragrant ras-el-hanout before searing the skin then slow-cooking with red wine, passata, garlic, ginger and chickpeas. Serve on a bed of lemony herbed couscous, drizzled with some pomegranate molasses.