The Real Paddock To Plate

Paddock To Plate Beef With Provenir

With the trend of consumers across the World wanting to know more about where their produce comes from, the words above are used as a marketing phrase to get consumers thinking that their meat purchased is coming straight from the farm to the served plate in front of them. It has worked very well to give that feeling that the meat has passed through minimal hands and processes to be as natural as possible. Continue reading →

Is It A Burger?

As a butcher I follow the news and going ons of the meat industry as I have mentioned before.

Image from Impossible Foods

I came across an article from Australia’s ABC Foreign Correspondence reporting on the Impossible Burger that can now be purchased from Americas Burger King fast food chain. Reporter Craig Reucassel purchases the Impossible Burger and an original Whopper Burger to give them a side by side taste test. I won’t write too much about it as I have a link to the story and videos of Craig’s tasting result and further details from his reporting. Continue reading →

Char-Griller E3001 Grillin Pro Review

A Complete Review Of The Char-Griller E3001 Grillin Pro

For a well-priced piece of equipment, the Char Griller E3001 Grillin Pro gas grill fills a gap in the highly competitive BBQ grill market particularly well.

Its huge cooking area simply means that the Char Griller E3001 Grillin Pro is quite a good sized unit with value. It measures 48 inches by 28 inches by 48-inch. Continue reading →

Making Bacon At Home Easy With These Simple Steps

Making your own bacon just gives you the opportunity to prepare it just the way you like it. Most people know that bacon is made from pork but for people that don’t eat pork, they can have the same great eating experience with beef bacon and even turkey bacon. The process I will be describing will be for pork from domestic pigs. Continue reading →

Instant Pot Duo Plus 60 Review

Instant Pot DUO Plus 60

It’s a 6 Qt 9-in-1 Multi-Use Kitchen Utensil that you should have for your every day needs.

A Programmable Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Yogurt Maker, Egg Cooker, Saute, Steamer, Warmer, and Steriliser all in the one package. Highly rated on Amazon and an Amazon best seller.

4.5 out of 5 stars with over 3,800 customer reviews at the time of my article Continue reading →

Christmas Ham Handy Tips

Top Tips for Picking Your Christmas Ham Plus a Few Handy Hints

The best way to find a good ham is to start with a good butcher.  some tips on what makes a good ham. Chances are, that if takes care of your meat selections, he’ll take care of your ham too!

Most of us already know that master butchers live and breath Excellence in their trade. They take pride in the craftsmanship of their profession and when it comes to art of Ham production their knowledge is second to none.

Below are a few tips to help you make your selection with a little more insight that these masters aim for when wanting to deliver a top quality product for their customers. Continue reading →

Thanksgiving Time Helpful Hints

Thanksgiving Time – A Few Turkey Tips

When we head into Thanksgiving, it’s time to start thinking about planning about that festive meal. The traditional meal is all about turkey (obviously), and for some it is just another…get your turkey, sort out what you’re having with it all on auto-pilot and away you go. For others, it is…ok, how big a turkey do we need this year, how long to defrost the turkey, how long to cook it and what about stuffing…I’d like to try something different.

Well, let me give you a few tips to help you on your way, and hopefully make your thanksgiving a just a little bit easier. I have broken the task down into a list that hopefully will make it clear for you. Continue reading →

Lamb Carcass Breakdown

Lamb Meat Cuts From A Carcass Breakdown

You may have seen my other articles on beef forequarter, beef hindquarter and pork carcass breakdown, so today I will show you a video of how a master butcher expertly cuts, trims and slices a whole lamb into ready to cook lamb meat cut portions. 

I have turned to a video from The Scott Rea Project to show you how it’s done. Watching the video you will see how he uses a butchers handsaw and his sharp knife to masterly remove each primal and then using his skills turn each piece into what you may have already seen in your butchers display cabinet or supermarket shelves.

Lamb is a favoured meat for many people around the world with many different cooking styles and also each country has different names for the cuts that they sell. I have a Lamb Cuts Chart within my website so you can see the international names that are used in the export markets that you may be familiar with. Feel free to check it out and also see some sub-primal cuts that can be extended out from an original primal for further tasty and delicious meals. Continue reading →