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Where can I buy beef fat?

Hi all,

I am looking to by beef fat to cook with (roast potatoes, etc) and was hoping someone might know where I can get some, preferably in the Basel area, but willing to travel if need be!

I did try the specialty butcher just off Marktplatz in Basel, thinking that he'd be a dead cert, but he thought this was a very odd request and knew of nowhere to get any, except "possibly in Germany somewhere".

Soooo - if anyone happens to have any ideas, I would be very grateful!

Many thanks!

PS. I am specifically after beef fat, not pork or goose fat.
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Old 12.02.2011, 15:40
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Re: Where can I buy beef fat?

You will have to render it down yourself, but you should be able to get beef fat, as a lump, cut off a carcass at any butcher. It is known as "dripping" in the Queen's English and I have never seen it anywhere.

As you mention, duck fat and goose fat can be easily found in France.
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Re: Where can I buy beef fat?

No problem, I get mine from the butchers, I get suet to boot as well.
If you are in Basel get in touch and we will go shopping.
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Re: Where can I buy beef fat?

I'm in Basel. Can I just turn up after you've cooked?
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Re: Where can I buy beef fat?

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Four words to screw with your mind:
...Steak and kidney pudding...

With mushy peas and chips.
Bwahhhhaaaaa!
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Four words to screw with your mind:
...Steak and kidney pudding...

With mushy peas and chips.
Bwahhhhaaaaa!
Dinner gets served what time now?
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Re: Where can I buy beef fat?

Sounds like the bastard's eating it already.

I guess it's time for me to ring my friend's nan and tell her to pop upstairs in her nightie again.
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Re: Where can I buy beef fat?

Just had that for dinner (with mash not chips)
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