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Home Grown Spring Cereals

We have finally managed to start sowing our home grown spring cereals this year. It has felt like ground hog day over the past two months as we have been unable to start sowing due to the poor weather. On our farm we grow premium barley for malting and we also feed this fine grain …

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The Ultimate Turkey Sandwich

I love an excuse to play about with different flavours in the kitchen to create new dishes. For Easter weekend I roasted up a Barra Bronze to enjoy with the family. With the leftovers, I really wanted to recreate that rich flavour enjoyed the previous day but in roll. I think this is the ultimate …

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Returning From Our First Family Holiday

After returning from our first ever family holiday, I was relieved to see that all of our turkey polytunnels were still standing after the ‘Beast from The East’. However, the weight from the snow on the roof almost resulted in the roof collapsing. My father and mother had to brush the snow at each side …

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Turkey Kebabs

One of the main motivations behind the formation of Barra Bronzes was my love of food. I like experimenting with different combinations of flavours to create something tasty. I love travelling and enjoying cuisine from all over the world. This little recipe here was inspired by a trip to Tangier in Moroco where they serve …

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Barra Bronzes win the Times Festive Great Taste Awards 2017

We are overjoyed to have been announced by the Times as winners of this year’s foodie awards, chosen by chefs, restaurateurs and critics.  This is what they said; “Carves into excellent slices with a pleasant texture and the dark meat has a good bite. The decent layer of fat under the skin adds savouriness.”    

‘Simply Delicious’ and ‘Outstanding’ News!

There were celebrations this summer- not only for the arrival of our new baby boy Matias, but also for our ‘Great Taste Award 2017’! The ‘Great Taste’ is the world’s largest and most trusted food and drink awards. Products from throughout the UK were blind-tasted by a panel of specialists: top chefs, cookery writers, and …

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Come and visit us at the Taste of Grampian

The BBC will be featuring Barra Bronzes on ‘The Mart ‘ documentary. They filmed the arrival of our chicks and they will be following us at the Taste of Grampian and later on in the year.

See Barra Bronzes on the Mart tonight

The Mart, BBC1 – 7.30pm Monday 23rd January I cannot really remember what I was saying – the cameras were with me all day! Tune into BBC1 ‘The Mart’ tonight to watch Barra Bronzes. This should be entertaining for you!    

Barra Bronzes on TV: Countryfile

We all have memorable moments in life. For me, this will be one. On Sunday 11 December, we are featured on Countryfile on BBC 1. Tune in along with the other 9 million viewers 🙂 Thanks to everybody that has believed in us from the start.  

The Taste of Winter Event

    Come along and see us at the ‘Taste of Winter’ event on Saturday 26th November from 11am till 4pm. We can talk turkey, eat turkey and get into the festive spirit together. Look out for the mouth watering pulled turkey!  
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