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Gourmet Farmer | Starts Thurs Aug 1

With his new farm to table restaurant up and running, farmer and chef Matthew Evans is on a mission to improve the quality of his food by first improving the quality of his farm's soil. How hard can it be?

Tassie terrior

This season, Matthew Evans is looking for new ways to make his Tasmanian turf the best from sun to soil.

Matthew Evans dives deep into the question 'what does what I eat, eat?' turning his attention to soil regeneration this season, which starts 8pm Thursday 1 August on SBS.
'The view from the feedlot' is an exclusive edited extract from Matthew Evans' new book, On Eating Meat: The truth about its production and the ethics of eating it.
Want a hands-on chance to learn more about bush food? These Indigenous tour guides have a lot to share.
Jams are pantry staples, and preserves really should be. Matthew Evans, the Gourmet Farmer, gives his tips on how best to make these fruity favourites at home. ...

The secret to good soil

They say the secret to good soil structure is that it can retain water, yet drain. Friable enough so roots don’t rot, but moist enough so plants don’t die of thirst.

Gourmet Farmer recipes

What’s really important in this dish is that the water is ice-cold and the fish is just out of the fridge. Don’t let the batter sit for any length of time, and...
Choose wild Australian caught prawns that come from certified fisheries.
This is my version of paella. You can, of course, add some chicken or rabbit thigh early on (when you start the rice) to make it more of a mixed meal, but prefer...
I first ate this dish in Papua New Guinea, where the sharpness of lime is used to pickle the fish, in a way not dissimilar to the ceviche of South America. Here,...
Squid and calamari are abundant, and they replenish their stocks quickly. Choose to eat Australian caught Gould’s Squid from the Commonwealth Southern Squid Jig...
Choose sardines as a healthier and more sustainable alternative to larger, less sustainable fish, and choose Australian sardines over imported canned sardines....
Skipjack tuna, otherwise known as striped tuna, is amazingly underrated. If it’s line caught and bled, like the best sashimi fish always are, it’s terrific raw,...