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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News at home and around the world related to meat. We’ll give you the best, and the worst stories.

Bakel’s Supreme Pie Award winner announced for 2010
July 27, 2010 – 10:01 pm | 3 Comments

Here’s a list of all the winners in the Bakels New Zealand Supreme Pie Awards for 2010. I’ve only included the meat winners – really, we’re not interested in the vegetarian versions.
It’s ‘four times a …

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 …

Meet New Zealand’s best young butchers
July 19, 2010 – 8:00 pm | No Comment
Meet New Zealand’s best young butchers

The top five young butchers and five butcher apprentices from around the country have been found in the hunt for New Zealand’s best young butcher for 2010.
After competing in regional finals around the country, the …

Harringtons Sausage Awareness Week – 5-10 July 2010
July 1, 2010 – 9:07 pm | No Comment
Harringtons Sausage Awareness Week – 5-10 July 2010

Harringtons is a very well known small goods manufacturer here in Wellington – especially renowned for its sausages.
In a clever marketing ploy they have instigated the Harringtons Sausage Awareness Week, starting on Monday next week …

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 …

Meatloaf #2
May 31, 2010 – 7:26 pm | 2 Comments
Meatloaf #2

This recipe comes courtesy of Pamela at Cookware Essentials – an online shop providing cooking equipment and kitchen accessories for people who love to cook. They have a bricks and mortar shop in Masterton but …

Muslim beef curry
May 29, 2010 – 8:35 pm | One Comment
Muslim beef curry

This curry is a Muslim-style curry characterised by the sweet-sour taste and warm spices like cardamom and cinnamon. I’ve borrowed this recipe from my new meat recipe book: Lobel’s Meat Bible.
I bought the majority of …

Making your own corned beef
May 27, 2010 – 10:54 pm | 4 Comments

I’m thinking about making my own corned beef. I have a great recipe from Lobel’s Meat Bible – the recipe needs 1 oz of pink curing salt.
Does anyone out there know where to get this? …

Meat and Wool “Steak of Origin” – 2010
May 19, 2010 – 8:48 pm | No Comment
Meat and Wool “Steak of Origin” – 2010

Who won the best steak in New Zealand Steak of Origin competition?
Revealed today on the Beef and Lamb website the top award went to Whangarei sisters Kathy Child and Yvonne Hill. The sisters beat off …

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 …