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Vic's Meat Market - Tips



The Make Up of Meat

Meat is rich in protein, minerals and vitamins and is composed primarily of three basic materials.

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What’s the Difference between Grass Fed and Grain Fed Beef?

Learn the differences between grain fed and grass fed (or pasture fed) beef.

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What is marbling?

Marbling is the fine flecks of fat that appear within the muscles of red meat (also referred to as intramuscular fat).  It’s deposited unevenly throughout the body, with most found at the front in cuts like scotch fillet, rib eye, and blade. Energy Store Marbling is the last fat to be deposited and so it […]

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10 Things About Biltong

Not sure what exactly biltong is? We’ve got 10 facts to clear it up for you.

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10 Things About Wagyu

Wagyu – it’s one of the most prized types of beef, but what makes it so special? We outline ten things you might not have known about wagyu.

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Beef Up On Your Meat Facts

  Kill it at trivia with these fun facts about meat! WHAT’S YOUR BEEF? Did you know there are four skirts on a carcass? Inside, outside (also known as thin), thick (also known as onglet) and flank. Of these, all but the flank are involved in the breathing capabilities of the live animal. BABY, BABY, BABY, […]

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Tips for Cooking with Meat

  STEAK YOUR CLAIM There’s no right way to cook a steak! Do it your way, have fun with it, and if you’re happy with the result, you’ve struck gold. DON’T MOVE A MUSCLE Use this as a general rule on flavour and tenderness: The more the muscle is used = the more flavour = […]

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