Gourmet Farmer

September 2019

Season 5 Episode 7

3.0 1 x
It's Spring on Fat Pig Farm, the hungry patch, everything is furiously growing, but there is almost nothing to harvest yet, so Matthew needs to make do and forage for some springtime food ideas.

Wild greens pie

4.0 5 x
We love cooking with the leafy tops of our radishes and swedes and Japanese turnips. Or use silverbeet in the mix, too.

Season 5 Episode 6

3.0 9 x
Matthew realises two long held day dreams when he installs an incredible outdoor fire pit and finally catches something from the ocean worth bragging about.

Baked squid and chorizo

4.0 8 x
Fresh squid goes really well with the flavour of chorizo, the lightly cured pork sausage of Spain. As with so many things, only good squid and good chorizo will produce the best result.

Osso buco

4.0 15 x
This Italian dish is made using the sliced shin of veal or beef, the name meaning literally ‘bone hole’ after the marrow bones you use. Essentially a lovely stew, the crowning glory is the zesty gremolata added at the end.
August 2019

Season 5 Episode 5

3.0 8 x
With Sadie and Hedley away, Matthew has got his work cut out managing the whole farm on his own and organising a few very special surprises for Sadie?s birthday.

Sadie's birthday apple cake

4.0 37 x
I adore this recipe, adapted from a school recipe book from Western Australia.

Season 5 Episode 4

3.0 14 x
After having the health of his farm soil tested, Matthew explores a flavoursome way to keep his pigs fed, while using his chickens to rehabilitate the damaged soil in his pig paddocks.

Season 5 Episode 3

3.0 13 x
With Winter setting in Matthew begins to tackle Fat Pig Farms long-term soil health by planting an edible native garden and using an age old form of landscaping that will benefit his farm for hundreds of years.

Season 5 Episode 2

4.0 15 x
Its Autumn on Fat Pig Farm, and Matthew considers buying some goats to tackle the farm?s blackberry problem. The garden is overflowing with veggies, so Sadie trades some excess tomatoes for fermented miso paste.