Say Hello To Market Meats In 2017

Since January is the month of new beginnings, there’s no better time to talk about how to get the most out of your Market Meats experience. If you’ve never been to a Vancouver butcher shop before, your first time inside a butcher shop can be a little intimidating;...

What is your food eating?

You might hear some butchers talking about grain-fed beef compared to grass-fed, but what is the difference? It’s all meat right? As it turns out, grain-fed beef can taste very different from grass-fed beef, and one is not necessarily as nutritious as the other. At...

Good Eats, No Time At All

As we enter the rainy season, we leave behind the patio drinks and eats and opt for takeaways and eating in. This doesn’t have to be as dreary as it sounds. There is no reason to sacrifice on getting quality food! Whether it’s a meal just for you or a dinner party not...

What are Wagyu?

We are one of the exclusive retailers of pure-bred Wagyu beef, not just in Canada, but in the world. In fact, our Master Kobe product line that we carry is only available to the finest of fine dining establishments around the world – by invitation only. We are on their hand selected list of retailers, and are proud of it! Master Kobe’s Wagyu beef grades out between 10-12, which is the highest grade achievable as per the strict Japanese grading scale. Here’s a little more information on the breed that makes this beef such a true delicacy!

How Much Turkey Per Person?

Believe it or not, each of your adult guests will consume between one half and one full pound of turkey meat each. And if you're like most home cooks who slaved over a full turkey dinner, you'll want to enjoy the fruits of your labour with enough leftover turkey for...

Carving a Turkey

Carving a Turkey with the New York Times! It can be daunting pulling out your Turkey from the oven - it's made it this far, now you need to get it onto your guests plates without messing it up! No sweat, carving a...

How to Joint a Chicken

Check out this video from our main man Gordon Ramsay - he'll show us how to take a whole chicken and part it into pieces! Useful for those days when you only want chicken breast, but want to do something else with...

Temperature Conversions

Oh no! Your recipe is in Celsius but your grill is in Fahrenheit? Fret no more, this chart below lists all your common cook temperatures in both so you will never mistake 350F for 350C ever again! Temperature Conversions 275°F = 140°C = gas mark 1 300°F = 150°C = gas...

Choosing and Using a Thermometer

The easiest and most failsafe way to guarantee a perfect meal every time is to get into the habit of using a meat thermometer. There's a lot out there, and a lot of different kinds, so let's take a second to check them all out! Instant Read Thermometers Everybody...