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Meat cuts
April 13, 2011 – 11:39 pm | No Comment
Meat cuts

If you ever wondered what part of the cattle a sirloin comes from, or contemplated the location of a scotch fillet, then the charts on the Meat Cuts page are for you.
There are some differences …

Lamb chops with lemon and mint, and potatoes
April 9, 2011 – 7:33 pm | No Comment
Lamb chops with lemon and mint, and potatoes

The weekend is the time when it’s my turn to cook. Depending on how busy the Saturday or Sunday is with family activities depends on how long I have to spend in the kitchen – …

Roast lamb with cumin and fresh mint
December 18, 2010 – 5:24 pm | 2 Comments
Roast lamb with cumin and fresh mint

Back in 2005 Nigel Slater, an English chef, spent a year cooking and eating with seasonal produce. Out of that experience he wrote a cook book – The Kitchen Diaries.
The book is broken down into …

Kashmiri lamb curry
November 27, 2010 – 8:14 pm | One Comment
Kashmiri lamb curry

I’ve been watching Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution – the final episode aired on TVNZ last week.
Set in Huntington, West Virginia, Jamie tries to turn the school lunch program away from processed and sugar-rich food into …

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 …

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 …

Lamb shanks with tomatoes and chickpeas
July 19, 2010 – 9:38 pm | No Comment
Lamb shanks with tomatoes and chickpeas

Ray McVinnie has been a chef for many years, and once ran the highly successful and elite eating establishment, Vinnies.
Recently he has been seen on the box as a celebrity judge on Masterchef NZ. So …

Lamb loin chops on corn hash
June 19, 2010 – 8:39 pm | No Comment
Lamb loin chops on corn hash

This is a simple recipe from the two chefs at Animal Restaurant in Los Angeles. I recently bought their recipe book “Two Dudes, One Pan” – the recipe book they wrote while they were still …

How to cook Scotch Broth
May 17, 2010 – 10:09 pm | No Comment
How to cook Scotch Broth

Here in New Zealand we are heading into winter. So it’s time to bring you a few winter warmers.
I recently bought the book Lobel’s Meat Bible: All you need to know about Meat and Poultry …