Hellfire Beef and Watercress Trencher

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A trencher is an old English name for a chunk of bread that was used as a plate in times long past, and was piled high with meat and veg.

In this trencher I started with a crusty griddled sourdough slice, a layer of griddled tomato and pepper slices, piled high with watercress, smothered in garlic mayo, before finally crowning with some spicy, tender griddled strips of Hellfire Piemontese Beef Fillet from Andrew Gordon Butcher in Aberdeen, this beef is super healthy very low in calories, rich in protein and very lean. Marinated in Hellfire sauce it had a wicked spicy kick, the strips were only cooked for a couple of minutes on a red hot griddle pan, so were tender and moist. A cold beer was perfect with it.

The first time I have tried this beef, and it’s certainly amazing stuff, healthy and tasty.

5 responses to this post.

  1. Oh wow. I’ve never heard of a ‘trencher’ but now i want to serve all of my meals on a bread plate! 🙂 The Hellfire beef sounds amazing. On my must-try list!

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  2. Well worth joining the Hellfire Club for one of those 😉

    Reply

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