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Spring Awards – News just in…!

There’s a certain glow about our butchers this Spring as we’ve had a flurry of good news at various competitions and events. First up, we have to give a big shout out to our Butcher Brothers, Joe and Robbie, who excelled themselves at The Battle of The Butchers hosted by Dalziel UK, at The Great […]

Great Taste Awards 2022

Lishman’s Charcuterie scores again in the Great Taste Awards  Our ‘well-balanced, well-cured and melt in the mouth‘ Coppa received 2 Stars in today’s results. Less than 9% of products received such an accolade for being ‘above and beyond delicious’. Described by the judges as having “a deep buttery, earthy flavour” this sweet, silky, air-dried pork is […]

Joe’s Chicken & Chorizo Paella

Our Spring recipe features our newly-award-winning Cooking Chorizo. Prep is key to Joe’s recipe. “Get steps 1, 2, 3 and 8 sorted before your guests arrive. This is what I make when I have a few people round. I can enjoy a beer and chat with my mates while I cook. It makes the kitchen […]

Smithfield Awards 2022

David & Emma had a cracking day down in the big smoke this week, joining Angela Hartnett MBE, and many of Britain’s most respected, talented and passionate independent butchers. The energy at Butcher’s Hall was phenomenal: it’s been two long years since many of us have been able to enjoy each other’s company and it […]

The future of Lishman’s

Lishman’s has appointed two new business partners – butchers Joe Smith and Andrew Waterhouse – in a move destined to secure the future of the long-established company, one of Britain’s best-known independent retail butchers. The duo join current partners, owner David Lishman, who established the business in 1986, and his 32-year-old daughter Emma Lishman, who […]

Meet the Producer – interview with British Charcuterie Live

Lishman’s of Ilkley | Meet the Producer Henrietta Green of British Charcuterie Live talked with David Lishman of Lishman’s of Ilkley. At the most recent British Charcuterie Live Awards in 2019, David was awarded Champion Producer. One of the world of Charcuterie’s early-adopters, and now joined by his daughter Emma, the business continues to go from […]

We did it!

It’s been a pretty hectic few days for us. Hot on the heels of our recent pork pie accolade at the DeliciouslYorkshire Taste Awards at the beginning of November, Lynne and I travelled down to London with Emma and Alex for the Butcher’s Shop of The Year Awards. We’ve invested a lot into the business recently […]

Lishman’s stars in Great Taste Awards

Our Yorkshire Chorizo has clinched the top accolade This year our Chorizo has won what is widely regarded as one of the highest accolades in the UK food industry: 3 Stars in the Great Taste Awards. Based on the traditional Spanish pork sausage – but with a made-in-Yorkshire twist – our Chorizo has been placed […]