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Three Dales - Ilkley - www.threedales.co.uk

Supplier - Three Dales, Quality Local Meat from Rowland Agar Ltd in Ilkley

All our meat is from local family farms and is sold exclusively through independent butchers within a 25 miles of Ilkley. We are a wholesale butchers and a family firm with over 35 years of experience working with the farming community.

Three Dales stands for family farming and care; supporting local businesses with a market-leading product. Isn't it time you tasted Three Dales produce and helped strengthen the traditional relationship between the farmer, the animal and the land?

The Three Dales commitment is to provide a top quality, local product that not only represents excellent value for money to the customer, but also peace of mind. When you see the Three Dales mark you can be assured our livestock has been raised on local farms without being forced, stressed or transported vast distances to market. We believe this is reflected in the outstanding flavour, tenderness and consistent high quality of Three Dales meat. Ask Sykes House Farm today for samples or order your cuts today to experience lamb at its most flavoursome.

The team at Three Dales have put together one of their favourite dishes using quality lamb. This dish is easy to make, and represent honest home cooking. This recipe is tried and trusted, and flavour and nutritional content are guaranteed when using our quality, local meat.


Dales Country Chops

Preparation Time: 25 - 30 mins
Cooking Time: 35 mins
Serves: 4

Ingredients:
8 lean lamb loin chops or cutlets
6 fresh rosemary sprigs, finely chopped
Handful fresh thyme leaves, finely chopped
60ml (4tbsps) olive oil
60ml (4tbsps) lime or orange marmalade
Salt and pepper
12 cherry tomatoes on the vine

Instructions:
1. In a small bowl mix together the herbs, olive oil, marmalade and seasoning.

2. Place 2 chops on a large foil square and brush generously on both sides with the glaze. Top with 3 tomatoes on the vine.

3. Loosely mould the foil into parcels, place on a baking sheet or roasting tin and bake for 25-30 minutes at gas mark 6, 200°C, 400°F.

4. 5-10 minutes before the end of the cooking time, gently open the parcels, and return to the oven.

Serve the chops with a light pasta salad or a green salad of your choice.