Ora King may be a familiar name to you – but you’ve probably seen it gracing fine-dining menus – not shop windows. Ora King are a premium producer and only approach a handful of retailers who are guaranteed to do their salmon justice. In October this year they approached us about being our primary supplier of salmon.
Over the past few months we’ve been courting Bimbadeen Phillip Island trying to figure out a way to stock their eggs at Cannings stores. Quite simply – Bimbadeen’s eggs are the best we’ve ever tried. And when you see the environment they come it becomes abundantly clear why.
Beef eye fillet also known as tenderloin, is the most tender and lean part of the beef. The best way to cook – is always seal it on a hot pan and put it in the oven, this recipe is complemented by delicious prosciutto from Italy and an amazing horseradish sauce. Perfect to enjoy with the family!
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…