Month: October 2018

Some Science about Gin and Tonic

Some Science about Gin and Tonic

The Science of G&T. An article looking at the science behind why a good G&T is so awesome. Photo by Jez Timms on Unsplash. One of the best things to happen to the UK over the last 10 years has been the revival of the…

Orange & Onion Relish

Orange & Onion Relish

A simple zingy relish, ideally suited to cut through the fattiness of pulled pork, while adding some crunchy texture.   SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

Feed Or Perish

Feed Or Perish

FEED OR PERISH…. A big shout out to my friends over at Fight Or Perish, a veteran owned company, who make a range of unique apparel, which they claim is good for wearing in camp, on operations or in the gym; but they can add…

Onion Bhaji

Onion Bhaji

Either as a snack or a great accompaniment to a curry, these little devils are great served with lemon.   SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

BGE’ing a Lamb Dopiaza

BGE’ing a Lamb Dopiaza

BGE’ing a ‘Spicery’ Lamb dopiaza – For tea tonight, we cracked open the Curry Legend cook book from our friends at The Spicery. Prepping the curry We stuck to the Spicery recipe but added some green peppers to bulk it out a bit. We used agave…

Foraging in the countryside

Foraging in the countryside

OUR ‘bear grylls’ moment ! Today we braved the chilly Autumn morning to collect some stinging nettles to make a warming and peppery soup for lunch. This soup has been a favourite for work lunches too as it is thickened using potatoes so it really…

Nettle Soup

Nettle Soup

Nothing beats the sense of achievement after eating a hearty meal where you foraged for the ingredients.     SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

An accompaniment of delight

An accompaniment of delight

  Welcome to the bar section of the website. It is here that I will detail the various gins and the accompanying pairings which can be enjoyed on their own or with one of the recipes on here. But let’s be honest, it is also…

BGE McMuffin

BGE McMuffin

Nothing beats a hang over like this little beauty! Just like your local fast-food breakfast favourite, but with added punch !   SaveSave SaveSave

Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala

The UK’s national dish; the mighty Chicken Tikka Masala, the curry that stole the crown from fish and chips!   SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

Welcome to the home of epic food!

Welcome to the home of epic food!

Introducing….”Scoff’s up!” We finally did it! After many years of cooking, experimenting and eating we have put all our epic recipes into one volume…introducing “Scoff’s up!” The book of recipes from our kitchen to yours. Some of our very favourite dishes and a few little…

Goulash

Goulash

Goulash: Is it a soup or a stew? Who cares, it’s rich and hearty with a smoky paprika hit.   SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

Mulligatawny Soup

Mulligatawny Soup

Mulligatawny Soup: The name of this chicken soup recipe derives from the Indian for ‘Pepper Water’, and this soup is just that. It is a great cure for a cold!   SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

Asparagus & White Crab Soup

Asparagus & White Crab Soup

Asparagus & White Crab Soup: Sometimes, you need a soup that is subtle, delicate and refined with flavour; if that is the case, then this is the soup for you.   SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

Grilled Pineapple & Coconut Icecream

Grilled Pineapple & Coconut Icecream

Grilled Pineapple & Coconut Icecream: For this little delight, you will need an icecream maker, but the effort and cost is worth it, as nothing comes close to homemade icecream!   SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

Plum Streusel

Plum Streusel

Plum Streusel: The German’s are not renowned for their food generally, but occasionally they get something bang on; and this is one of those delights!   SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

Brownies

Brownies

Brownies: There is something special about a good brownie, cracked and crispy on the top, but soft and sticky in the middle.     SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

Instant Banana Icecream

Instant Banana Icecream

Instant Banana Icecream: This is a fantastic recipe for when you want ice cream, but don’t have an icecream maker.   SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

Beef Skirt Fajita

Beef Skirt Fajita

Beef Skirt Fajita: An excellent cut of meat, and when used in fajita it really adds to the flavour.   SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

Chilli Con Carne

Chilli Con Carne

Chilli Con Carne: A real winter warmer, in more ways than one, as this dish packs a punch! Ideal for the hob or the BGE BBQ!   SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

Lasagne

Lasagne

Lasagne: A slight new take on a classic dish. This comfort meal has a richness from some surprising ingredients, and is perfected when smoked on the BGE.   SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave