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 guide to get the most perfect sear on scallops

guide to get the most perfect sear on scallops

Why are Pan-Seared Scallops so intimidating..


This is the question I have asked myself about pan seared scallops for years! I’ve seen people cook them, I’ve eaten them sooooo many times, and then I would try to make them and they would turn out rubbery or lacking that sweet scallop flavour that I love so much! And on the aesthetic side, I could never achieve that beautiful sear that has a light crunch and holds all the flavour.

Anchovy Natural By N&C Produce

Anchovy Natural By N&C Produce

Anchovies are small, common saltwater forage fish. They are used as human food and fish bait. There are 144 species in 17 genera found in the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. 

Delicious Pastrami

Delicious Pastrami

Pastrami is a meat product of Romanian origin usually made from beef brisket, and sometimes from lamb, or turkey. The raw meat is brined, partially dried, seasoned with herbs and spices, then smoked and steamed.


Duck Confit By N&C Produce

Duck Confit By N&C Produce

Duck confit is a French dish made with the whole duck. In Gascony, according to the families perpetuating the tradition of duck confit, all the pieces of duck are used to produce the meal.

Fresh Shetland Atlantic Scallops

Fresh Shetland Atlantic Scallops

Scallop is a common name that is primarily applied to any one of numerous species of saltwater clams or marine bivalve mollusks in the taxonomic family Pectinidae.

Highland Beef Ribeye Steak

Highland Beef Ribeye Steak

The Ribeye Steak is a cut from the rib cage area of the animal. Technically, this cut is called the Spinalis Dorsi. When they’re cut, they have the rib bone attached and hold on to quite a bit of fat from the ribs which adds a vast amount of flavour that steal lovers can’t resist.


How To Choose Your Perfect Turkey

How To Choose Your Perfect Turkey

A whole bird offers a choice of juicy breast, crispy-skinned legs rich dark meat. Plus, you’ll get lots of lovely leftovers (especially if you opt for a larger-sized turkey) – think delicious Boxing Day turkey pie, and delicious, nourishing soups and curries to enjoy at home over the festive season.

How To Open An Oyster

How To Open An Oyster

Firstly, discard any oysters that are not tightly closed. Wash and open oyster just before serving. You will need a clean tea towel and an oyster knife (or any sharp knife with a strong, short blade) to open your oysters.

How To Roast A Turkey N&C Produce Style

How To Roast A Turkey N&C Produce Style

Prepare your Turkey for roasting. Make sure to remove any packaging from it and the bag of giblets from inside the cavity. Pat the skin dry with paper towels, this promotes browning and crisping. ncmeatproduce.co.uk

If stuffing your turkey add the dressing inside and season your turkey generously on the skin with herbs and spices.

Live Whole Lobster

Live Whole Lobster

Lobsters are a family of large marine crustaceans. Lobsters have long bodies with muscular tails, and live in crevices or burrows on the sea floor. Three of their five pairs of legs have claws, including the first pair, which are usually much larger than the others.

N &C Produce Angus Sirloin

N &C Produce Angus Sirloin

The Angus sirloin steak is cut from the sirloin, the sub primal posterior to the short loin where the T-bone, porterhouse, and club steaks are cut. The sirloin is actually divided into several types of steaks 


N&C Produce Scottish Baked Salmon Fillets

N&C Produce Scottish Baked Salmon Fillets

N&C Produce Scottish Baked Salmon Fillets


N&C Produce Xmas Hampers

N&C Produce Xmas Hampers


The N&C Produce Specialist team has put together a broad collection of Christmas food hampers that contain wonderful products. Our hampers can help you enjoy old favourites or open your palate up to new taste sensations.

 So read on to get some Christmas gift ideas and find out more about the wonderful selection of gift hampers N&C Produce has to offer.

Premium Cumberland Sausage

Premium Cumberland Sausage

Yes you will be surprised to hear that it is a sausage from the British county of Cumbria,The most north-western county in England,

bordering onto Scotland. 


Roast Turkey with Herb Butter

Roast Turkey with Herb Butter

The juiciest, most tender, flavourful Roast Turkey with Herb Butter you ever sunk your teeth into!  This is the only roast turkey recipe you will ever need for the rest of your life for the BEST turkey of your life! This Roast Turkey recipe is a holiday staple! Made with a fresh or frozen and thawed turkey, lots of rich butter, fresh herbs, a hint of bright lemon, and flavourful onion and garlic. It’s easy to prepare and it’s sure to impress family and friends!

ROASTING JOINT

ROASTING JOINT

A succulent joint of roasted meat, accompanied by golden, crispy roast potatoes, an array of vegetables and plenty of meaty gravy really is a thing to behold. There are of course other accompaniments to the roast to consider too, such as Yorkshire pudding, though typically served with beef, many consider this an essential part of a roast.

Salmon

Salmon


While the UK has less than a tenth of global production, Scotland offers a premium product, at about 10% above the world price. N&C Produce works with some of the top suppliers in order to source and deliver quality Salmon to your door. Scottish Salmon is renowned globally for its quality and regularly comes top of surveys rating the best salmon in the  world. But, because it is a perishable product, the routes to market have to be swift.


Samosas

Samosas

A samosa is a fried or baked pastry with a savoury filling, such as spiced potatoes, onions, peas, cheese, beef and other meats, or lentils. It may take different forms, including triangular, cone, or half-moon shapes, depending on the region.

Smoked Back Bacon Rashers

Smoked Back Bacon Rashers

Salted pork belly first appeared on dining tables thousands of years ago in China. Pork curing methods spread throughout the Roman Empire, and Anglo-Saxon peasants cooked with bacon fat. 

Bacon is smoked and heated to about 130 degrees. This adds the a distinctive smoky flavour we all love, helps set the red, cured colour, and makes the bacon easier to slice.

Somerset Pork Tenderloin

Somerset Pork Tenderloin

If pork chops are a regular meat on the family dinner menu, It’s now time to branch out to pork tenderloin. It’s a super-lean cut, with a delicate, mild-mannered flavour. Also, like pork chops, it’s quick-cooking and ideal for weeknight dinners.


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