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Balinese Pork Satay

balinese pork steak satay recipe

Ingredients 700g rindless NZ Pork steak, cut lengthways 1cm thick 1 tsp each ground cumin, chilli powder, garlic powder and ground nutmeg 2 red shallots finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed ⅓ cup peanut oil Steamed rice, coriander leaves and lime wedges to serve Ginger glaze 2 Tbsp each kecap manis (or 1 Tbsp brown … Read more

Lamb Shoulder with Zesty Orzo Salad

zesty lamb shoulder recipe

Ingredients 1.5kg lamb shoulder 3 Tbsp sun dried tomato pesto 1 Tbsp red wine vinegar ½ cup water Orzo salad ¼ cup olive oil Juice and grated zest of 1 lemon 2 cups orzo 2 small yellow capsicums cut into fine strips 1 lebanese cucumber – unpeeled, sliced 100g ricotta cheese ¼ cup torn mint leaves Method Preheat the oven to 170°C Lay out the lamb shoulder, … Read more

Lamb and Chickpea Stew

lamb chick pea stew

Ingredients 800g Quality Mark lean lamb shoulder chops 2 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp fennel seeds 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp ground turmeric 1 tsp ground cinnamon 3 Tbsp olive oil 1 onion cut into 8 wedges 2 carrots cut into even-sized pieces 2 Agria potatoes cut … Read more

Slow Cooked Beef Cheek Ragu with Pappardelle

beef cheek ragu

Ingredients 2kg Quality Mark beef cheeks 2 onions peeled and finely chopped 8 garlic cloves peeled and crushed 2 celery washed and finely chopped 2 carrots peeled and finely chopped 3 cups beef stock 1 tsp chicken stock powder 1 cup red wine 1 tsp fresh oregano leaves or can also use dried oregano 1 tsp fresh rosemary or can also use … Read more

Seasoning Like a Chef!

seasoning like a chef

Never underestimate the power of seasoning and the extra flavour it adds to your meat. The trick is how much, what seasoning, and when to season. Our chef clients are not scared to season! So, when is the right time to season? Evidence shows that you should cook right after salting your meat or let … Read more

Citrus and Herb Pork Belly Strips

citrus pork belly bbq recipe

Ingredients 500g boneless New Zealand pork belly, sliced into thin strips. Zest and juice of 1 orange Zest of 1 lemon 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 20g fennel fronds 20g Italian parsley 20g mint leaves 1 tsp flaky sea salt 1 tsp cracked black pepper Method Lay the pork strips into a deep dish … Read more

Lamb Steaks with Potato Cakes

Lamb Leg Steaks with Potato Cakes

Ingredients Lamb 4 Quality Mark lamb leg steaks 1 punnet cherry tomato, halved ½ cup light sour cream handful of fresh mixed herbs, chopped (e.g. parsley, mint, chives) Potato cakes 3 spring onions finely chopped 1 tbsp capers grated zest of 1 lemon 3 tsp lemon juice 1 egg lightly whisked ⅓ cup finely chopped … Read more

Slow Cooked Beef Cheeks with Red Wine Reduction

slow cooked beef cheeks

Ingredients 4 Quality Mark beef cheeks 1.5 litres beef bone broth 1 celery stalk, sliced 1 carrot, finely sliced 1 onion, finely diced 2 bay leaves 1 tsp peppercorns 1 cinnamon stick 2 cups red wine Method Trim any remaining sinew and fat from around the beef. In a large heavy bottomed frying pan, brown … Read more

Corned Beef in Ginger Beer

corned beef in ginger beer

Here’s a new take on an old favourite. Quantities serve 6-8. Ingredients 1.5kg Quality Mark corned beef 1 onion, cut into wedges 1 green apple, peeled and cut into wedges 4 cups ginger beer Glaze 1 tbsp Dijon mustard 1 tbsp brown sugar Ginger and mustard sauce 2 tsp grated fresh ginger 50g butter 4 tbsp white flour 2 cups chicken stock 2 tbsp Dijon mustard … Read more

Cooking Chicken Safely

Cooking Chicken Safely

Chicken is a versatile meat and can be cooked in so many ways, but it is important that it is cooked correctly and fully. Chicken should be completely defrosted before cooking and fully cooked before eating. The internal temperature should reach a minimum of 75°C. Suggested cooking times may vary depending on your oven and … Read more