Cooking on a budget: Simple tips to make your meat go further

It can be a challenge for the household grocery shopper to find a range of ingredients to feed a hungry family week after week under budget constraints, but it can be done. Here’s a look at how.

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How to cook the best lamb

Kiwis love eating lamb but when it comes to cooking it a lot of us are a bit more apprehensive. We've got all the tips, timings and recipes you need to learn to cook New Zealand lamb to perfection, whether it's a Sunday roast, barbecue, or slow-cooked tagine.

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Fibre - more than meets the gut

Fibre not only contributes to digestive health and keeps our bowel movements regular as grandma suggested, but it’s also good for our gut bugs and can contribute to longevity. Here’s a look at why fibre is so important for our health.

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Cold Weather Cravings

The cold weather that’s been consuming Auckland over the past week had us craving some heartier meals over the weekend.

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The Great Sunday Roast

Brooke Campbell set herself the challenge of cooking the ultimate Sunday Roast, tackling a slow cooked Dukkah Bolar.

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Brooke Campbell
Flat Out Fajitas

Traditionally a secondary cut needing slow cooking, with the correct trimming, Flat Iron Steak is perfect for a quick fry on a high heat and surprisingly morphed into a beautiful tender and flavoursome meal.

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Our Tips & Tricks For School Lunches

Kids have hundreds of school lunches ahead of them – how can you add some variety to their week through their mid-day meals?

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Shawn Moodie
Health & Nutrition Tips For Working Parents

Parenthood making you feel fatigued? Can’t concentrate; feel the cold easily; or are you always getting sick? Symptoms of iron deficiency are easy to ignore when you have others to look out for before yourself. This is how can you start putting yourself first. ​​​​​

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Our Best St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

Here are the recipes you’ll need, whether you’re off to a parade, a party, or simply staying at home this Sunday.

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Tomato Sauce Surprisingly Popular On Steak - Poll

More than one in four Kiwis declared they liked tomato sauce on their steak, according to ground-breaking research conducted by Wattie’s and Beef + Lamb New Zealand.

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Poll: Food Makes The Heart Grow Stronger

For any Kiwi looking for romance this Valentine’s Day they need to look no further than food to woo their significant other.

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New Zealand's Greatest Job Club

Five very talented chefs have been announced as the 2019 Beef + Lamb NZ Ambassador Chefs. Their job? To encourage innovation and creativity amongst their fellow chefs…and generally be foodie rock stars.

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New Year, New Me…but probably not.

In the spirit of bettering ourselves, but being firmly rooted in the real world we’ve come up with some suggestions that aren’t going to change you overnight but are achievable and will help you make a positive change to your lifestyle in 2019.

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Plant-based eating – not the new trend it makes out to be

Rocking into 2019 we are often looking for a fresh start which might include a new dietary regime, and if you’re checking out social media for ideas then no doubt ‘Plant-based eating’ is popping up at every click.

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Regina Wypych
Your Top Recipes of 2018

2018 passed by in what seemed like a flash (in the pan), and to commemorate a huge year in beef and lamb, we took a look at the top 10 most-visited recipes on our website.

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Shawn Moodie
Five Perfect Steak Sauces

We’ve created five speedy sauces to compliment your steak that are as tasty as they are quick to make.

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Shawn Moodie
Ten of the best Lamb Marinades for the BBQ

These marinades embrace flavours from across the world and are the perfect compliment to beautiful cuts of New Zealand lamb.

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What to do with all those Christmas leftovers

The week between Christmas and New Year's is filled with leftovers. Most of us have mashed potatoes, roast beef, and leftover lamb sitting in the refrigerator. Turn these foods into delicious Christmas leftover recipes to feed family and friends.

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Win great prizes with the Beef & Lamb Christmas Advent Calendar

Over the next twelve days we'll be posting a variety of giveaways, spot prizes, recipes, kitchen hacks, and more to get you all in the Christmas spirit!

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Flexitarian BBQ's this summer

In response to this change in eating patterns and to keep up with international trends, meat processors are seeing opportunities to respond to consumer demand. In the new innovation category at this year’s sausage competition, there was the first ever flexitarian sausage.

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