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.


Check in here for all the best recipes involving meat. Does not include meat hats!


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Pie Awards – Bakels – 2012
July 24, 2012 – 10:02 pm | 5 Comments
Pie Awards – Bakels – 2012

The Bakel’s Supreme Pie Award once again goes to Shane Kearns of Viands Bakery in Kihikihi. He won the competition with a gourmet fruit pie, the third time and the second in a row in …

Pulled lamb with butter beans and leeks
July 22, 2012 – 1:50 pm | 2 Comments
Pulled lamb with butter beans and leeks

I’ve just spent the last week in Sydney with family. We had a great meal one night that everyone had a hand in cooking. Phil found the recipe (he’s cooked this before), I did all …

Bakel’s Pie Awards coming up in July
June 27, 2012 – 10:22 pm | No Comment
Bakel’s Pie Awards coming up in July

Last year there was shock, horror among passionate Kiwi pie lovers when a cheeky spiced plum, port and apple pie knocked the classic meat pie off its perch to win the coveted title of the country’s top …

Make your own bacon
June 10, 2012 – 9:10 pm | No Comment
Make your own bacon

I’ve been keen to make my own bacon, or any cured meat for that matter, for quite a long time. So I was envious of Bunny Eats Design when she attempted it and succeeded! And it’s …

Angus Heifers for sale – cow poolers, anyone?
June 1, 2012 – 4:01 pm | No Comment

Martyn McFayden has two beautiful  prime angus heifers for sale.
They should  kill at about  280kgs. The local trade schedule at present is aprox $4.10 and rising due to a softer export dollar. Martyn has farmed …

Small lamb roast with cumin and chili
May 20, 2012 – 8:56 pm | No Comment
Small lamb roast with cumin and chili

Do a search for ‘how to cook a mini lamb roast’ and you won’t find many recipes that make your mouth water. They all tend to be plain roasted, or covered in a boring and …

Sausages and dried meat
May 16, 2012 – 11:11 pm | No Comment
Sausages and dried meat

I was lucky enough to get my hands on some biltong and cabanossi sausage from Lake Farm Beef the other day.
I’d never tried biltong before. The package arrived at work so I whipped it open …

Fennel roasted pork rack with silverbeet and sautéed potatoes
May 6, 2012 – 9:39 pm | One Comment
Fennel roasted pork rack with silverbeet and sautéed potatoes

This is a beautifully tasty juicy meal, as long as you take care not to overcook the pork. I found this recipe last year in an old Cuisine magazine and took a photograph of the …

Meateaters is officially on Facebook
May 5, 2012 – 5:20 pm | 2 Comments
Meateaters is officially on Facebook

It’s about time – Meateaters is on Facebook, as ‘meatdinner’. If you like this site and you love meat then go to www.facebook.com/meatdinner and ‘like’ the page – it’d be much appreciated and it’ll help …

Steak of Origin finalists announced
May 4, 2012 – 10:41 pm | No Comment

The 500 entries in the 2012 Steak of Origin Challenge have been narrowed down to 20.
The finalists in the Beef + Lamb New Zealand Steak of Origin Challenge, sponsored by Pfizer Animal Genetics, have been …