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Chorizo, Cherry Tomato & Haloumi Skewers.

03.04.19 Recipes

A versatile recipe to showcase our chorizo. Have a favourite product? This recipe will work well with our Portuguese, Chicken and Duck Chorizo. If you’re feeling adventurous you can also replace the chorizo with our Black Pudding or our traditional Portuguese Farinheira. Ingredients: (Serves 4) 4 Sunshine Meats Mild Portuguese Chorizo – cut on the […]

Bolo do Caco Chorizo & Fried Egg Roll.

20.03.19 Recipes

Bolo do Caco is a traditional Portuguese bread originating from the island of Madeira. It’s shaped like a cake and resembles an oversized English muffin but with a similar texture to Turkish bread. Traditionally Bolo do Caco was cooked on a stone slab above a wood fire, but nowadays it’s more likely to be cooked […]

Burnt Butter and Sage Gnocchi with Wine Infused Streaky Bacon.

13.03.19 Recipes

There’s nothing better than the low sizzle of bacon. This recipe combines the nuttiness from the burnt butter with the intense saltiness of the wine infused belly bacon. Prep time: 10 minutes                   Cooking: 15 minutes Ingredients: (serves 4) 800g store bought gnocchi 500g Sunshine Meats Wine Infused Streaky Bacon20 small washed sage leaves100g unsalted […]

Portuguese Winter Stew

07.06.18 Recipes

  WARM UP WITH OUR LATEST HOT RECIPE! The winter woollies are out, and it’s time to warm up in the kitchen with our latest Portuguese stew recipe. This one combines succulent slow cooked lamb shanks with our flavoursome Portuguese chorizo for a heart- and tummy-warming dish. Packed with loads of spices for a huge […]

CENTRAL COAST D’LITES WITH SUNSHINE MEATS

13.04.18 News

With its beautiful beaches and great open spaces, the NSW Central Coast is a perfect holiday spot. It’s certainly one of our favourite areas to visit all year round. For those who are lucky enough to live in this glorious area, you too have access to great Sunshine Meats products through our area stockist. Empire’s […]

Warm Turkey and Vegetable Rice

06.04.18 Recipes

  Warm Turkey and Vegetable Rice Autumn is upon us and while the weather is still warm enough to enjoy fresh, seasonal dishes, the cooler temps bring on cravings for hearty food. Our warm turkey and vegetable rice dish gives you the best of both worlds. It combines fresh, seasonal greens into a warm and […]

News Round-Up

22.02.18 News, Award Wins

We were honoured to end 2017 and start 2018 with a couple of key awards and lots of great news and media love. It all started in October when our main man Jose Pereira became a finalist in the 2017 Ethnic Business Awards. More than 400 entries were whittled down to 12 finalists in three […]

SUNSHINE MEATS WINS TOP HAM HONOURS

05.12.16 Award Wins

Australian ham is the quintessential Christmas centrepiece, and Sunshine Meats makes some of the country’s best ham. For the third year in a row we have won first place in NSW for best boneless Christmas ham, with a silver medal in the national prize. More than 150 entries were received in the 2016 Australian Ham Awards, held as part […]

Everything you need to know about Nitrites

02.05.16 Products

Consumers today ask more questions about exactly what our food is made from and the functional role that preservatives and additives play in food products today. In responding to customer demands, we have developed a new range of products which are Nitrite free. Everything you need to know about nitrites is in this blog. What […]

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Leading edge in ham making! – Daily Telegraph

02.12.15 Award Wins

Check out our article with the Daily Telegraph from Tuesday December 1. Focused on our ham award from the Australian Pork Corporation, winning Best Artisan Ham in Australia. In an interview conducted by Food editor of the Taste section, Grant Jones was a beautifully captured account of the Sunshine Meats history. Explaining what we do […]

Bringing home…. Ham!

01.12.15 Award Wins

Every year, for the past 5 years the Australian Pork Corporation hosts a ham awards for the celebration of ham week. This organisation is the leading lobby body for the Australian government, helping to make changes within the Australian pork industry. To promote the use of Australian pork, the awards are exclusive to those who […]

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Comparing Christmas hams at the supermarket

01.12.15 News

On Tuesday, November 24; Channel 9 news aired a special news report on Australian Christmas ham. In which, there was a focus on Sunshine Meats being a small ham producer and the benefits of buying a ham that is better quality, even if it is more expensive then the leading retailers. Our director Jose Pereira […]