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Beef brisket

Heavenly mouthwatering brisket for supreme dining pleasure

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We deliver within the Melbourne Metropolitan area. If you live in the outer suburbs, please check your suburb below before ordering:

Banyule

Includes: Bellfield, Briar Hill, Bundoora, Eaglemont, Eltham North, Greensborough, Heidelberg, Heidelberg Heights, Heidelberg West, Ivanhoe, Ivanhoe East, Lower Plenty, Macleod, Montmorency, Rosanna, St Helena, Viewbank, Watsonia, Watsonia North, and Yallambie.

Bayside

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Boroondara

Includes: Ashburton, Balwyn, Balwyn North, Camberwell, Canterbury, Deepdene, Glen Iris, Hawthorn, Hawthorn East, Kew, Kew East, Mont Albert, and Surrey Hills.

Brimbank

Includes: Albanvale, Albion, Ardeer, Brooklyn, Cairnlea, Calder Park, Deer Park, Delahey, Derrimut, Hillside, Kealba, Keilor, Keilor Downs, Keilor East, Keilor Lodge, Keilor North, Keilor Park, Kings Park, St Albans, Sunshine, Sunshine North, Sunshine West, Sydenham, Taylors Lakes, and Tullamarine.

Cardinia*

Includes: Beaconsfield, Beaconsfield Upper, and Clematis.

*We only deliver to the above suburbs in this council area.

Casey*

Includes: Beaconsfield, Berwick, Cranbourne, Cranbourne East, Cranbourne North, Cranbourne South, Cranbourne West, Doveton, Endeavour Hills, Eumemmerring, Hallam, Hampton Park, Harkaway, Junction Village, Lynbrook, Lyndhurst, Lysterfield South, Narre Warren, Narre Warren North, and Narre Warren South.

*We only deliver to the above suburbs in this council area.

Darebin

Includes: Alphington, Bundoora, Fairfield, Kingsbury, Macleod, Northcote, Preston, Reservoir, and Thornbury.

Frankston

Includes: Carrum Downs, Frankston, Frankston North, Frankston South, Langwarrin, Langwarrin South, Sandhurst, Seaford, and Skye.

Glen Eira

Includes: Bentleigh, Bentleigh East, Brighton East, Carnegie, Caulfield, Caulfield East, Caulfield North, Caulfield South, Elsternwick, Gardenvale, Glen Huntly, McKinnon, Murrumbeena, Ormond, and St Kilda East.

Greater Dandenong

Includes: Bangholme, Dandenong, Dandenong North, Dandenong South, Keysborough, Lyndhurst, Noble Park, Noble Park North, Springvale, and Springvale South.

Hobsons Bay

Includes: Altona, Altona Meadows, Altona North, Brooklyn, Laverton, Newport, Seabrook, Seaholme, Spotswood, South Kingsville, Williamstown, and Williamstown North.

Hume*

Includes: Attwood, Broadmeadows, Bulla, Campbellfield, Coolaroo, Craigieburn, Dallas, Diggers Rest, Fawkner, Gladstone Park, Greenvale, Jacana, Kalkallo, Keilor, Meadow Heights, Melbourne Airport, Oaklands Junction, Roxburgh Park, Somerton, Tullamarine, Westmeadows, and Yuroke.

*We only deliver to the above suburbs in this council area.

Kingston

Includes: Aspendale, Aspendale Gardens, Bonbeach, Braeside, Carrum, Chelsea, Chelsea Heights, Cheltenham, Clarinda, Clayton South, Dingley Village, Edithvale, Heatherton, Highett, Mentone, Moorabbin, Moorabbin Airport, Mordialloc, Oakleigh South, Parkdale, Patterson Lakes, and Waterways.

Knox

Includes: Bayswater, Boronia, Ferntree Gully, Knoxfield, Lysterfield, Rowville, Sassafras, Scoresby, The Basin, Upper Ferntree Gully, Wantirna, and Wantirna South.

Manningham

Includes: Bulleen, Doncaster, Doncaster East, Donvale, Nunawading, Park Orchards, Ringwood North, Templestowe, Templestowe Lower, Warrandyte, Warrandyte South, and Wonga Park.

Maribyrnong

Includes: Braybrook, Footscray, Kingsville, Maidstone, Maribyrnong, Seddon, Tottenham, West Footscray, and Yarraville.

Maroondah

Includes: Bayswater North, Croydon, Croydon Hills, Croydon North, Croydon South, Heathmont, Kilsyth, Kilsyth South, Park Orchards, Ringwood, Ringwood East, Ringwood North, Vermont, Warranwood, and Wonga Park.

Melbourne

Includes: Carlton, Carlton North, Docklands, East Melbourne, Flemington, Kensington, Melbourne, North Melbourne, Port Melbourne, Parkville, Southbank, South Wharf, South Yarra, and West Melbourne.

Melton*

Includes: Brookfield, Burnside, Burnside Heights, Caroline Springs, Diggers Rest, Eynesbury, Kurunjang, Melton, Melton South, Melton West, Mount Cottrell, Plumpton, Ravenhall, Rockbank, Taylors Hill, and Truganina.

*We only deliver to the above suburbs in this council area.

Monash

Includes: Ashwood, Burwood, Chadstone, Clayton, Glen Waverley, Hughesdale, Huntingdale, Mount Waverley, Mulgrave, Notting Hill, Oakleigh, Oakleigh East, Oakleigh South, and Wheelers Hill.

Moonee Valley

Includes: Aberfeldie, Airport West, Ascot Vale, Avondale Heights, Essendon, Essendon Fields, Essendon North, Essendon West, Flemington, Keilor East, Kensington, Moonee Ponds, Niddrie, North Melbourne, Strathmore, Strathmore Heights, and Travancore.

Moreland

Includes: Brunswick, Brunswick East, Brunswick West, Coburg, Coburg North, Fawkner, Fitzroy North, Glenroy, Gowanbrae, Hadfield, Oak Park, Parkville, Pascoe Vale, Pascoe Vale South, and Tullamarine.

Mornington Peninsula**

Includes: Arthurs Seat, Balnarring, Balnarring Beach, Baxter, Bittern, Blairgowrie, Boneo, Cape Schanck, Capel Sound, Crib Point, Dromana, Fingal, Flinders, Hastings, HMAS Cerberus, Main Ridge, McCrae, Merricks, Merricks Beach, Merricks North, Moorooduc, Mornington, Mount Eliza, Mount Martha, Pearcedale, Point Leo, Portsea, Red Hill, Red Hill South, Rosebud, Rye, Safety Beach, Shoreham, Somers, Somerville, Sorrento, St Andrews Beach, Tootgarook, Tuerong, and Tyabb.

**Deliveries to Mornington Peninsula are on Wednesdays only.

Nillumbik*

Includes: Arthurs Creek, Bend of Islands, Christmas Hills, Diamond Creek, Doreen, Eltham, Eltham North, Greensborough, Hurstbridge, Kangaroo Ground, Kinglake, Kinglake West, North Warrandyte, Nutfield, Plenty, Research, Watsons Creek, Wattle Glen, Yan Yean, and Yarrambat.

*We only deliver to the above suburbs in this council area.

Port Phillip

Includes: Albert Park, Balaclava, Elwood, Melbourne, Middle Park, Port Melbourne, Ripponlea, South Melbourne, Southbank, St Kilda, St Kilda East, St Kilda West, and Windsor.

Stonnington

Includes: Armadale, Glen Iris, Kooyong, Malvern, Malvern East, Prahran, South Yarra, Toorak, and Windsor.

Whitehorse

Includes: Balwyn North, Blackburn, Blackburn North, Blackburn South, Box Hill, Box Hill North, Box Hill South, Burwood, Burwood East, Forest Hill, Mitcham, Mont Albert, Mont Albert North, Nunawading, Surrey Hills, Vermont, and Vermont South.

Whittlesea*

Includes: Bundoora, Donnybrook, Doreen, Epping, Kinglake West, Lalor, Mernda, Mill Park, South Morang, Thomastown, Whittlesea, and Yan Yean.

*We only deliver to the above suburbs in this council area.

Wyndham

Includes: Cocoroc, Eynesbury, Hoppers Crossing, Laverton, Laverton North, Little River, Mambourin, Mount Cottrell, Point Cook, Quandong, Tarneit, Truganina, Werribee, Werribee South, Williams Landing, and Wyndham Vale.

Yarra

Includes: Abbotsford, Alphington, Burnley, Carlton North, Clifton Hill, Collingwood, Cremorne, Fairfield, Fitzroy, Fitzroy North, Princes Hill, and Richmond.

Yarra Ranges*

Includes: Belgrave, Belgrave Heights, Belgrave South, Chirnside Park, Ferny Creek, Gruyere, Kallista, Kalorama, Kilsyth, Lilydale, Lysterfield, Montrose, Mooroolbark, Mount Dandenong, Mount Evelyn, Narre Warren East, Sassafras, Tecoma, Upper Ferntree Gully, Upwey, Wandin East, Wandin North, Wonga Park, Yarra Glen, and Yering.

*We only deliver to the above suburbs in this council area.

Beef brisket has long been a popular item in cuisine, from Jewish bagels to Texan BBQ. Today, inexpensive yet delicious brisket can be found in home dining, fast food and upmarket restaurants. Flexible yet always rewarding, beef brisket is a gift from the culinary gods.

Affordability isn't the enemy of flavour. It's entirely possible to attain rich tasting beef brisket without breaking the bank. Here at Peter Bouchier, we've got everything you could possibly need in the way of caliber brisket for a fair price. Read on to learn more about our products, plus killer recipes.

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Things to look for in beef brisket

One always feels anxious when considering the issue of purchasing beef. What if it's not good enough? Thankfully, with brisket it's very difficult to go wrong. The long, protracted cooking required to break down the tough connective tissue gives you a lot of freedom. Fortunately, by purchasing premium brisket from Peter Bouchier, you'll be at an advantage right off the bat.

Peter Bouchier sells two main cuts of brisket. It's your choice as to what suits you best.

Aside from what cut of brisket you'll select, here are some helpful pointers when shopping for your cut of choice.

  • Look for beef brisket that is outwardly moist with a nice red colour.
  • Don't worry about marbling.
  • Buy the right size, at least 200 grams for every person you're feeding. Few things in life are more tragic than an insufficient amount of brisket!

Peter Bouchier sells only the highest-quality beef brisket. Our grass-fed beef brisket cuts come direct from the best farms that Victoria and New South Wales have to offer.

  • Half brisket: Lots of intramuscular fat, making it teasingly tender with oodles of flavour. Smoking and slow cooking are the best way to utilise this cut's strengths.
  • Whole brisket: Perfect for when you're feeding a crowd. Perfection, like half brisket but with a little extra in the way of flavour and volume.
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Frequently asked questions

What is beef brisket?

Beef brisket is a cut of beef from the cow's breast and pectoral area, behind the foreshank. Since this part of the cow supports the majority of its weight, it understandably makes for a hefty cut of beef. In terms of the characteristics of this meat, it is tough from connective tissue, rendering it ideal for slow cooking. It is typified by holding its shape even after hours of slow cooking, making it perfect for slicing into thick, rich chunks.

How should I cook beef brisket?

Brisket is very tough cut owing to the high volume of collagen and connective tissue found in it. As a result, the ideal methods for preparing it involve cooking it at a low temperatures over a long period of time, as in braising or smoking. Another option is brining, which cures the beef brisket and converts it into corned beef.

Brisket suits being eaten in the days after cooking too. Flavours develop and mingle, accentuating flavour, while fat solidifies and can be easily removed for a healthier dish. A word of advice: make sure you keep the brisket in its cooking juices, to ensure it remains moist and does not become dry.

However you cook beef brisket — whether smoking, braising, or brining — it requires lots of time to cook properly. As always, you should follow the recipe you are using to achieve the optimal taste outcome.

How long does brisket keep?

This largely depends on whether and how it has been cooked, as well as how it is being stored. Raw brisket, in an airtight container or tightly wrapped in foil, can keep in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. Cooked brisket, on the other hand will last up to 4 days in the refrigerator. Brisket when frozen can last for months, though it will lose flavour as time goes on, with twelve months being a point of no return.

What beef brisket recipes do you recommend?

Beef brisket plays a delicious part in dishes from all across the world. Here's just a small selection of the many recipes in which it stars.

  • Texas barbecue brisket
  • Korean chilli-braised brisket and kimchi coleslaw
  • Wine-braised brisket with butternut squash
  • Jewish braised brisket and matzo tacos
  • Chiang mai curry noodles
  • Brisket with apricots and prunes
  • Belgian ale-braised brisket
  • Corned beef brisket with cabbage, potatoes and dill
  • Grilled brisket with scallion-peanut salsa
  • Pappardelle with slow-cooked brisket

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