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Hunting in the footsteps of our forefathers

I’m here with two friends who once (or twice) a year fill their freezers with antelope and warthog. They are not trophy hunters and no antelope horns adorn their walls. They are nose-to-tail eaters who will also cure skins for the floor and use the intestines for sausage casings. The killing of animals for meat is an emotive issue. Most of us shop at Supermarkets and buy neat bright read packs of meat produced in industrial quantities presented on polystyrene […]


Jamon wagyu special

I mentioned in my column today that Jamon (3 Murphy St, South Yarra +61 9804 5710) was between Tuesday 8 and Saturday 12 may holding one of it’s Wagyu weeks with lunch at $120 and supper $250. Last year I wrote about one of the lunches for the Australian’s Travel & indulgence section. You can find the full story here and the pictorial evidence on this blog here. The thing I really enjoyed about the meal was the jorney is […]