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Japanese Beef Cuisine
Prof. John W. Longworth discusses beef cuisine in Japan. Prior to 1868, eating meat from four legged animals (and particularly beef) was illegal in Japan. Once the Japanese began to introduce beef into their diet, it was used sparingly, more like a seasoning agent.

Oct 29, 2004 - 12:00:00 AM


Raising Wagyu Cattle in Japan
In his 1983 book "Beef in Japan," Prof. Longworth discusses how farmers in Japan raise the world's most expensive beef. The article is illustrated with photographs of Mikichi Kobu's prize-winning Kobe operation in Matsusaka, Japan: these photographs were commissioned by Lucies Farm for this website.

Oct 28, 2004 - 10:48:00 PM


Injecting Some Science into Wagyu Breeding
The story of breeding, herd improvement, and sashi (or grading) in Japan, from Prof. Longworth's book Beef in Japan. There are six grade categories, explained by Prof. Longworth in detail.

Oct 28, 2004 - 4:54:00 PM


The History of Kobe Beef in Japan
A concise history of beef in Japan, from Prof. John W. Longworth's book Beef in Japan (University of Queensland Press, 1983). Prior to 1868, eating beef was prohibited in Japan. The tradition of Kobe or Wagyu beef extends back only to the early 1900's.

Oct 28, 2004 - 4:13:00 PM


Availability of Scottish | Kobe Beef and Kurobuta Pork
We are no longer producing Scottish Kobe beef or Kurobuta pork. Please watch this space -- we hope to have another producer online soon.
Oct 18, 2010 - 7:53:00 PM


Bappy's Spice Cookies
Bappy was Craig's mother's best friend and these spice cookies were her piece de resistance as recently seen on "Personal Services Required" on Channel 4.
Jul 21, 2008 - 6:58:21 AM


Can Pigs Swim?
It was commonly thought that pigs couldn't swim because they'd cut their own throats with their trotters. But yet who was Ralph, and what was he doing swimming at Aquarena Springs? This article, from the "Tamworth Trumpet" is re-printed with kind permission of the author.
May 14, 2006 - 4:24:00 PM


Lucies Farm Dog Hotel Press Release
We have just sent out a news release with our Christmas recipes for dogs. It's posted here as well in case you'd like to simply print it out to have all the recipes in one place.
Nov 18, 2004 - 9:22:00 PM

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