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.
It might seem like an over simplification, but a good sauce is the key to a good meal. It doesn’t matter how good the meat is, or how perfectly cooked the veg is, without a good sauce the meal can be a little dry and lifeless. These are my two favourite, quick and easy recipes,… Continue reading Steak Sauces
Sigh. I had not realise how difficult this blog was going to be. I thought to myself I will just trot out the recipes I do, and a bit of chat about them, and that would be that. BUT it is not! I have been writing different pages about veal, the difference in calorie and fat… Continue reading About steaks