Matthew Evans

Matthew Evans is a former chef and food critic turned Tasmanian smallholder. He fattens pigs, milks a cow, tends a garden and writes about food from his office overlooking the silver birches atop his cottage on Puggle Farm, in the gorgeous Huon Valley. Matthew is the author of ten books on food, including the authoritative Real Food Companion, his autobiography Never Order Chicken on a Monday followed by The Dirty Chef and the co-authored The Gourmet Farmer Deli Book. He writes regularly for Feast magazine, and spends much of his week setting up another 70-acre piece of land as a mixed farm under the name Fat Pig Farm.

Books by Matthew Evans

Not Just Jam

Published: August 2016

Former chef and food critic Matthew Evans shows us how to preserve when the bounty is at its peak.

Summer on Fat Pig Farm

Published: June 2016

Gourmet farmer Matthew Evans showcases beautiful seasonal produce from Fat Pig Farm with a collection of fresh, simple and nourishing summer recipes.

The Gourmet Farmer Goes Fishing

Published: May 2015

The Gourmet Farmer's take on seafood - ethically sourced and beautifully cooked.

The Gourmet Farmer Deli Book

Published: November 2012

As seen on SBS TV's The Gourmet Farmer, Matthew Evans and his friends share the secrets to making your own smallgoods and preserves, and using them in delicious recipes.

Winter on the Farm

Published: March 2011

Hearty recipes for the cooler months using beautiful fresh produce from the farm.

The Real Food Companion

In The Real Food Companion, renowned food writer Matthew Evans shows us how to ethically source, cook and eat real food.

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