I re-found this recipe last week in a massive clear out of my desk drawers. This is a simple beef stew, packed with flavour, that I used to cook for my friends at Dumnonni Chronicles. As our hobby involves a lot of running around and playing silly beggers, this meal was designed to… Continue reading Dumnonni Beef Stew
Don’t be scared by posh french words, this is simple! En papillote simple means cooked in parchment, the joy of en papillote is serving it at the table so your guests get to open the parcel and get all the fragrances you have cooked in to the dish. This method will basically steam the dish… Continue reading Salmon en papillote
Soups have been around pretty much since cooking begun. The word comes from the french “soupe” which comes from the latin “suppa” which means bread soaked in broth. Each country has its own heritage when it comes to soup, and it is easy to spot that these depended on seasonal produce, and what was easiest… Continue reading Simple Healthy Soups- Tomato or Mushroom
You will read a LOT of stuff about this on the net. I mean to make it as simple as possible. I do not use kilner jars or muck around with wax seals etc. I just recycle old jars. sterilization refers to any process that eliminates (removes) or kills (deactivates) all forms of life… Continue reading Sterilzation
This is a classic Germany dish which I love to produce both at home and at work. you can use chicken, mutton, beef, pork, turkey or veal. For this dish but I love using rose veal as it is the most tender and has a lovely flavour. I source mine locally from Ellises Farm. Veal… Continue reading Veal Schnitzel with warm potato salad
It is not easy to home smoke and get a great product but it is so worthwhile when you do. This took me four attempts! You can do it on a BBQ outside, or you can do it on your hob tops, and you do not need to fork out for a custom made smoker.… Continue reading Home made hot smoked duck breasts
It is that time of year, and we need to empty the greenhouse and sort out the fruit trees in the allotment. AND this means my favourite chutney. This year I am much later than normal because of the nice weather, but we were left with a few kilos of green tomatoes so chutney here… Continue reading Green Tomato and Apple Chutney.