Welcome to Meateaters
March 28, 2010 – 10:01 am | 13 Comments

Meateaters.co.nz is dedicated to people who love cooking meat. We welcome you! Find how and where to buy meat, and how to cook it. We’ll bring you the best meat recipes, as well as classic …

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There is more to pork than bacon, although that’s a great place to start.


Lamb chops, rack of lamb, roast lamb – my mouth is watering already.


Just because it’s big we here at Meateaters consider this the ‘grand daddy’ of the meat hierarchy.


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Bakels Meat Pie Awards 2015
July 23, 2015 – 9:41 pm | No Comment
Bakels Meat Pie Awards 2015

The Bakels Pie Awards were announced last night. As is normal for Meateaters we are only highlighting the meat pies because that’s what we think matters most.
Martin Bosley, celebrity chef and judge described the winning …

Bakels Pie Awards 2014
July 30, 2014 – 6:22 pm | 3 Comments
Bakels Pie Awards  2014

The winners of the best pies in the country were announced last night. The overall winner was Michael Kloeg from Clareville Bakery for his Gourmet Meat pie – a lamb cutlet and kumara mash concoction.

Venison meatballs and spaghetti
May 7, 2013 – 8:20 pm | 3 Comments
Venison meatballs and spaghetti

This dish is going to take you about 20 minutes to prepare, and maybe an hour to cook. It’s super easy to make and is a great family meal that can be re-used as leftovers …

Rump steak on parsnip and kumara mash with beetroot salsa
May 7, 2013 – 5:24 pm | 2 Comments
Rump steak on parsnip and kumara mash with beetroot salsa

This is an adaption of a marvellous Peter Gordon recipe from his great book Everyday. We have cooked several meals from this book since we bought it a few months back and every one of …

Beef curry Madras style
April 25, 2013 – 6:49 pm | No Comment
Beef curry Madras style

Everyone loves a good beef curry but often they are difficult to prepare, and they take a long time to make. This version of a Beef Madras takes very little time to prepare, and very …

Meat advertising from the 1950’s and 1960’s
April 15, 2013 – 10:59 pm | 4 Comments
Meat advertising from the 1950’s and 1960’s

Meat advertising has come a long way since the 1950’s and 1960’s as these ads can testify. In fact you’d have to say that current meat ads are sophisticated by comparison!
Back in the 50’s meat …

Live steers and heifers for sale
April 9, 2013 – 9:23 pm | No Comment
Live steers and heifers for sale

This is a bit out of the ordinary for us but it seems that the Meateaters audience is asking for it. Julie from Christchurch has some steers and heifers for sale. Here’s her email. Please give …

Mad Butcher share offer of $1.30 per share
March 26, 2013 – 3:21 pm | One Comment
Mad Butcher share offer of $1.30 per share

Investors will be able to buy a piece of The Mad Butcher for $1.30 per share in an initial public offering next month.
It was announced today that $25 million worth of shares in the franchisor …

Do you buy the meat in your household? Help is required!
March 19, 2013 – 2:06 pm | No Comment

gate2plate is a new start-up business (in Partnership with The Icehouse), that is looking to change the way people purchase meat.

They would love your help… or more importantly your opinion.

In order to make sure you …

Green Meadows Beef
November 11, 2012 – 9:09 am | 9 Comments
Green Meadows Beef

There’s a new player on the block, or in the paddock if you prefer, doing beef directly from the farm.
Green Meadows Beef based in the Taranaki are offering quarter, half, three-quarter or whole beasts for …