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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Finalists chosen for best sausage
November 18, 2010 – 10:02 pm | No Comment
Finalists chosen for best sausage

The 2010 Great New Zealand Sausage Competition has revealed the nation’s top sausages.
After two days of intense judging, the 450 entries in the contest have been whittled down to less than twenty supreme finalists.
Head judge …

Butchery Bledisloe Challenge set down
October 28, 2010 – 4:46 pm | No Comment

Five of New Zealand’s best butchers will face off against five of the best Australians in an inaugural Trans-Tasman test match next March.
Nominations are now open as Retail Meat New Zealand tries to locate the …

Mastering man food: how to cook bacon properly
September 22, 2010 – 9:24 pm | No Comment
Mastering man food: how to cook bacon properly

It’s not often I come across sites that dedicate themselves so wonderfully to the dying art of traditional ways of doing things. The Art of Manliness is a site that is keeping the old ways …

Ray McVinnie’s Meatloaf with olive and onion gravy
September 20, 2010 – 10:57 pm | No Comment

More and more people are asking me for meatloaf recipes. There are two on the Meateaters site already (here and here)but both of these probably err on the traditional mince and grated carrot side of …

Burmese pork curry
September 16, 2010 – 9:59 pm | No Comment
Burmese pork curry

The Visa Wellington on a Plate festival is over for another year – this is a cuisine event that promotes food and restaurants in greater Wellington.
As part of the promotion, organised by Positively Wellington Tourism, …

Lady Gaga wears a dress made of meat
September 13, 2010 – 9:56 pm | One Comment

I love meat but I have never considered making a suit out of the stuff. For me meat is strictly for eating.
Not so in the world of show-business.
Lady Gaga attended the MTV Video Awards last …

Lake Farm Beef
September 13, 2010 – 10:57 am | 3 Comments
Lake Farm Beef

Depending on where you are viewing this the Meateaters website from you may have noticed Google advertisements for Lake Farm Beef – their latest ad states: “Premium aged beef; ethically raised From our farm to …

Pot-roasted pork loin with bay leaves and fino sherry
August 29, 2010 – 9:47 pm | 5 Comments
Pot-roasted pork loin with bay leaves and fino sherry

Gordon hosts a great dinner party – I can testify to that. His choice of recipe is always sure to impress, especially the way he can handle a duck, and a salmon (more on those …

Seven hour leg of lamb with anchovy and garlic
August 23, 2010 – 10:30 pm | No Comment
Seven hour leg of lamb with anchovy and garlic

I have been wanting to make this dish for a long time and I may have the opportunity later this week.
When someone at work has a birthday, on the Friday of the birthday week Springload …

Roasted lamb rack with beetroot and feta salad
August 22, 2010 – 10:18 am | No Comment
Roasted lamb rack with beetroot and feta salad

Al Brown writes a regular recipe for the Urban Harvest website. His latest recipe sounded delicious – roasted lamb backstraps with baby beetroot, watercress and feta salad.
I’m on a diet, so am cutting out all …