Month: December 2018

Sherry Trifle

Sherry Trifle

The quintessential English pudding, the humble trifle. Simple yet elegant when served in individual jars, this lifts the party classic to classy!

Mixed Spice Shortbread

Mixed Spice Shortbread

The king of biscuits, the humble butter shortbread, but with a seasonal twist. The aroma and taste of the mixed spice make this a fantastic treat for this time of year.

Short Rib Hash

Short Rib Hash

A variation on a northern Chophouse classic, this dish uses short rib rather than corned beef. It is rich and hearty, best served with a good lashing of HP sauce (the acidity cuts through the dish’s richness) and a pint of lager.

Beef Short Rib

Beef Short Rib

Beef short rib is a great cut of beef, but to get that fall-apart fibrous texture, you need to cook it low and slow.  Prep the Beef Massage salt and pepper into the surface of the ribs. Set Up The BGE Add a lump of […]

King Prawn Tikka

King Prawn Tikka

A hot and spicy starter, but subtle enough that it doesn’t drown out the flavour of the prawns. The perfect way to start your curry night!

Slow Cooking A Lamb Rogan Josh

Slow Cooking A Lamb Rogan Josh

Another classic curry cooked using the spices from the Curry Legend Spice kit from the Spicery. The Lamb Rogan Josh, cooked for about 6-8 hours in the slow cooker was perfect. The lamb was fall apart soft and the long cooking time ensured the full […]

Spider Steak

Spider Steak

To find out about this cut of beef; Click here This cut of meat is amazing. It needs to be cooked simply, nothing fancy, so you get to enjoy the meat flavour. Bring the spider steak up to room temperature and salt with rock salt […]

White Chocolate and Irish Cream Fudge

White Chocolate and Irish Cream Fudge

A smooth and decadent treat which is so easy to make with just a hint of Irish Cream.

Spider Steak

Spider Steak

Spider Steak – Crimbo has come early in our household, as I was given a rather nice present from my local butcher (big shout out to Phil Chapman at Chapman’s Butchers!). Passed over the counter to me, with a handshake and a smile, was a […]

Naan Bread

Naan Bread

The defacto side dish for almost every curry. This very easy recipe can be cooked in minutes and will lift any curry night!

Dark Chocolate Fudge

Dark Chocolate Fudge

A rich and decadent treat which is so easy to make and customize with your own mix of nuts and dried fruit.

Pineapple Masala

Pineapple Masala

A hot sweet curry dish, that perfectly accompanies many meat dishes and only takes minutes to make.   Print Pineapple Masala Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 10 minutes Total Time 20 minutes Servings 4 people Ingredients ⅓ fresh pineapple 1 tbsp ghee (or olive […]

Lazy Chilli

Lazy Chilli

A slow cooker recipe for chilli that delivers on taste but with very little effort.  Don’t be tempted to skip the browning steps just because it is a slow cooker recipe, that is where a lot of the flavour comes from.   Print Lazy Chilli […]

Browning your meat – The science

Browning your meat – The science

The science of browning your meat- Cooking is chemistry; some chef’s might try and convince you that it is magic, but with a basic understanding of the processes involved, it is easy to lift the curtain and peek inside that ‘magic’. One of the main […]

Pizza night

Pizza night

Pizza night with the Uuni oven – Tonight we braved the cold December weather to cook perfect pizza topped with sous-vide beef and an assortment of chilli, onion and tomato. Pizza Recipe The pizza only took 90 seconds to cook in the pizza oven and […]

Scoff’s up in the local Butcher’s shop

Scoff’s up in the local Butcher’s shop

Scoff’s up in the local family Butcher’s shop! Scoff’s up has made it onto the high street (well…one shop anyway!) Our local Butcher, Chapman’s of Baldock, supplied all the meat that was used in our recipes and a lot more besides. We can’t thank them […]