A couple of weeks ago, we had the pleasure to visit Yapunyah farm in rural Victoria. Situated between Bendigo and Euroa, Yapunyah have acre after acre of beautiful land, covered with grass, shrubs and trees. Here is where Yapunyah Meadow Grazed chickens are raised – Cannings’ premium poultry offering.
Sam sat down with WeTeachMe to discuss the rationale behind the Cannings School of Butchery. Part culinary adventure, part voyage into the belly of the beast, the curriculum was developed to give members of the public unprecedented access to see what goes behind the scenes at Cannings and gain a deeper understanding of where meat comes from.
Lamb shanks are an essential addition to any Winter cooking repertoire. Because this recipe is a slow-cook, the intensity is cooked out of the Balsamic, and the alcohol out of the the wine – resulting in a sweet and aromatic gravy that is absorbed right into the lamb. With minimal prep time, this is a great recipe to pop on in the afternoon to just let bubble away.
Also known as pork rinds in USA or chicharrón in Latin America, this is a versatile method of cooking pork belly. Once cut in little pieces it’s easy to serve with vegetables, in a baguette as Vietnamese bahn mi or in tacos Mexican-style. Be as creative as you want!
White Spot Disease is a viral disease affecting decapod crustaceans – which include; prawns, crabs, yabbies and lobsters – and it’s pretty contagious. In recent months, it’s been sweeping through Australian prawn populations – particularly in parts of Queensland.
Italian for ‘jumps in the mouth’ this is a dish popular in Switzerland, Italy, Spain and Greece. Simple yet decadent, Saltimbocca is perfect as an appetiser for dinner parties, or eaten like tapas with drinks.
The Victorian arm of Australia’s biggest Animal Welfare advocacy group, RSPCA Victoria is a not-for-profit organisation who fight to preserve animal welfare in all it’s forms. This daunting and often thankless task relies on volunteer work, and community contributions for over 90% of their funding…
Rainy days are the best weather to open your oven for this beautiful Mediterranean inspired dish. Pork eye fillet is one of the most tender parts of the pig and this is the perfect way to enhance its flavour. This recipe is quick and easy but will amaze anyone who tries it.
A traditional Sunday dish from the Burgundy region of France that combines both the heritage of beef and red wine from the region. Beef bourguignon is one of many examples of peasant dishes being slowly refined into haute cuisine. Be creative and enjoy this dish on a cold Wintery day, near a cozy fire.
Located just outside of Shepparton in Wunghnu, Victoria is a little farm called How Now Dairy. The meagre size of the farm is important, as we’ll soon learn. Run by Cathy Palmer, How Now and its herd of ‘happy cows’ are swimming against the current when it comes to dairy production in Australia…