April 17, 2024

Securing a sustainable future at R&J Yorkshire’s Finest

At every step of the journey from field-to-fork, we keep the environmental impact of our farming and butchery business top of our minds. Our aim is to secure long-term viability of R&J Yorkshire’s Finest for future generations and our wider rural community. Our farm Since R&J began, we have operated a sustainable farming practice here […]


October 27, 2023

Glorious Game

If you are consciously looking to eat better, higher quality, healthier meat we urge you to try game. Defined as an animal or bird typically found in the wild, game meat tends to be lean, deeply flavoured and high in essential minerals and vitamins. This is largely due to the natural habitat of woodland or […]


October 9, 2023

Low & Slow

As the weather turns and the nights draw in, we begin to crave warming foods and naturally our seasonal palates move on to rich, steaming stews, ragus and slow roasts. All of these are cooked using a method we call ‘Low and Slow’ which as the name suggests, means cooking over a long period at […]


June 28, 2023

The Art and Science of Ageing and Curing

Patience is a virtue, and never more so than when ageing or curing meat. Here at R & J Yorkshire’s Finest, where quality, consistency and no compromise are the promises we live by, we don’t take any short cuts. Our meat is aged and cured using expert techniques in various closely monitored environments to achieve […]


April 21, 2023

Yorkshire’s Finest Guide to Steak

In our humble opinion, there are not many things more delicious than a perfectly cooked steak. However, in order to get it right every time, a little knowledge goes a long way. The more we know and understand about the various different cuts of steak, where they come from on the animal, their characteristics and […]


May 30, 2022

How to Barbecue

How to Barbecue


May 6, 2022

Waterford Farm

R&J Yorkshire’s Finest proudly graze a selection of cattle here at Waterford Farm. Waterford Farm uses a mob grazing system, managed by Rob Atkinson, who pays intricate attention to the quality of the grass, clover and soil quality on each of his fields. Currently our fields are full of white clover and various grasses which […]


April 27, 2022

70 Day Salt Aged Longhorn

We have some very special beef for this year’s ‘Great British Beef Week’.


March 7, 2022

New Steak & Ale Pie

As a proud Yorkshire Butcher, having a strong pie offering is a must. We have enjoyed eating pies across this country since the Roman times and there is no sign of this simple enjoyment ceasing any time soon. In fact there is a whole week dedicated to this humble food and it is a week we are […]


March 3, 2022

Liz Cottam Poulard Recipe

For The Cooks, is a series of Chef inspired recipes using R & J Yorkshire’s Finest produce. Our Fourth Project is with the wonderful Leeds Based, Great British Menu Contestant Liz Cottam of Home, The Owl and Cora. We have proudly supplied Liz for over 5 years. Providing each restaurant with exceptional seasonal produce that […]