#GourmetFarmer

Venture with us to Tassie, as Matthew Evans graduates from novice farmer to restaurateur.

Matthew Evans shares how to get cultured by embracing your 'mother'.
For Matthew Evans, "meat is an indulgence and it does cost the earth something," but there are ways to minimise the damage and wastage.
Matthew Evans has finally embraced his Welsh ancestry and finds that the country’s little-known cuisine shouldn't be overlooked.
With already so many hats on display, Gourmet Farmer, Matthew Evans shares one more as he comes full circle in his food and travel adventures. #GourmetFarmer
Change is afoot on Fat Pig Farm. The architects have been called in, a business plan formed and Matthew Evans is about to go full circle – from reviewing...

Matthew makes...

Matthew Evans shares his tips and tricks to cultivating, cooking since settling down in Tassie.

Haloumi at home

Making cheese is one of those miracle moments. Get the pro tips on how to make one of the the best, and easiest, cheeses: haloumi! #GourmetFarmer
Feeling crumby? It's nothing that a delicious, comforting crumble can't fix. (With ice-cream, of course!)
Fluffy on the centre, crisp and golden on the outside, a good potato chip is one of life’s greatest eating pleasures.
DIY cheese is easier than you think! Impress your guests with this selection of very cheesy (and homemade) offerings.
Time to add 'backyard brewing baron' to your CV.

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,...