The O’Mahony family and their team showcase what we call Cultural Knowledge, or Cultural Know-How. It’s a form of knowledge often disregarded nowadays, but Cultural Knowledge is what unites a great winemaker, a great cheesemaker, a great baker, and a great butcher. To understand a subject culturally means you know it from A to Z, from beginning to end, and it means you have calculated all the risks, benefits and advantages that can be gained from the practice. To enjoy Cultural Knowledge means that you stand in the footsteps of those who went before you, and you stand on the shoulders of those who taught you. When you cook and taste the meats prepared at O’Mahonys, you enjoy the fruits of a deeply considered specialist meat culture, a culture that has regard to the seasons, to animal welfare, to sustainability and to environmentalism. All of that, in a lamb chop, or a piece of onglet? Yes indeed. All of that, and more. O’Mahonys incarnate the very essence of artisanship. They are the true custodians of the Culture.
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