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Marcus the lamb is slaughtered
September 16, 2009 – 11:31 pm | One Comment

A primary school in Kent, United Kingdom established a scheme to teach young students how to rear and breed animals – presumably for food.
The students hand reared a lamb which they named Marcus. Cute.
When the …

Meat flavoured chocolate?
September 16, 2009 – 9:59 pm | No Comment

There are lots of recipes out there for steak with chocolate sauce, but until now no-one has considered making chocolate taste like meat.
As revealed in the NZ Herald today Dr Hanna Frederick has developed venison …

Steak and guinness and cheese pie
September 16, 2009 – 9:23 pm | No Comment
Steak and guinness and cheese pie

We experienced the delight of this pie with friends several weekends ago. I would have taken photos but the pie was consumed quicker than you could say “Smile”. It’s from Jamie Oliver‘s recipe book ‘Cook …

Usain Bolt’s favourite food is pork
September 15, 2009 – 10:56 pm | 4 Comments
Usain Bolt’s favourite food is pork

It was revealed today in Stuff that Usain Bolt is more interested in eating a plate of pork than he is on confirming speculation he will compete in the long jump anytime soon.
Bolt shattered his …

Harira – Moroccon soup
September 14, 2009 – 8:01 pm | No Comment
Harira – Moroccon soup

This recipe for lamb was recommended by my good friend Sue. She claims it’s a real ‘ripsnorter’ and I have no reason to not believe her.
Harira is the traditional soup of Morocco. It’s usually eaten …

Porchetta, or stuffed rolled pork belly
September 13, 2009 – 10:00 pm | 6 Comments
Porchetta, or stuffed rolled pork belly

I have just returned from Nelson where I helped celebrate my good friend Pete’s significant birthday. Pete phoned me in an excited state the day before my arrival to tell me he’d just bought 16kg’s …

Meat artists on Flickr
September 11, 2009 – 9:27 pm | No Comment
Meat artists on Flickr

Thanks Steph for sending this Flickr link through to me.
Meat is not only great to eat but it’s also good to look at too. Take a look at these beautiful photographs of meat. I particularly …

Somali lamb stew
September 11, 2009 – 7:49 pm | One Comment
Somali lamb stew

This is one of my favourite lamb dishes from the wonderful Wellington chef Lois Daish. It uses a relatively cheap cut of meat, which with long and slow cooking is mouth watering tender by the …

Meat is good for you
September 10, 2009 – 11:40 pm | No Comment
Meat is good for you

Don’t just take my word for it – apparently it’s been proven (scientifically) that eating a diet of meat can have health benefits. I’m not advocating eating only meat (although I do know someone who …

All Blacks vs Springboks pork ribs
September 7, 2009 – 9:01 pm | 7 Comments
All Blacks vs Springboks pork ribs

There’s a do-or-die test coming up and what better way to treat your mates when they all come over to watch than cooking up a big bowl of ribs.
This recipe comes courtesy of Craig in …