Topside of beef is the long, inner muscle of the cow’s thigh which makes for a lean cut, yet it’s more tender than silverside taken from the hindquarters. It tastes delicious when roasted as a whole joint, or diced and slowly stewed so the meat breaks down and becomes melt-in-the-mouth. Because it has a slightly tougher texture than cuts like rib or fillet, it’s on the cheaper end of the price scale, but what it lacks in texture is made up for with its deliciously rich, savoury flavour.
You can try our classic French recipe for Pot Au Feu , also using our poussin & free range bacon.
We have a wide range of wines, selected to complement your beef, and available to add to your online or in-shop basket.
All of our beef is British. Each week we source top grade British Beef for our customers from our suppliers at London’s Smithfield Market including a variety of English free-range, Scotch and other grass fed varieties. We use breeds such as Limousin, Lincoln Red, Simmental, Angus & some cross breeds all heralded for their great qualities, hardiness and yields.
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