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Chicken Shashlik

Chicken Shashlik

We have always loved the chicken Shashlik from our local Indian restaurant. But, always wanted to be able to cook our own. So we have managed to find a recipe that works and with some minor adjustments, can be cooked epically on the BGE (and…

Big Mac Sauce

Big Mac Sauce

For ages, this sauce was a secret recipe, and the missing ingredient to making Big Macs at home; well no more: Now you can bask in the glory of a home made Big Mac, and unlike MaccyDees, you can have two bits of cheese in…

Cornish-‘ish’ Pasties

Cornish-‘ish’ Pasties

A delicious, meaty and peppery snack , which works both hot or cold

Fish Fingers

Fish Fingers

A childhood classic, but updated with better ingredients and far more class than back then (even in a sandwich!) Print Fish fingers Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Servings 2 people Ingredients 500 g boneless & skinless cod fillet (or any firm white…

Copper House

Copper House

COPPER HOUSE Country of Origin United Kingdom Distillary Copper House, Southwold, Suffolk Although a relatively new gin from an old East Anglian beer brewer, this award winning gin has a quality taste. Beginning life as unhoped beer, before becoming the spirit base, this gin is…

Orange Squash Cupcakes

Orange Squash Cupcakes

This is one of the Scoffers’ very favourite cake recipes. It was first made for us by Toni Fenton, who now runs a healthy cooking business, and it can be made into to a larger single cake by using half as much of the ingredients…

Turkish Grilled Onions

Turkish Grilled Onions

A perfect side for BBQ meats, this onion dish might be simple, but don’t let that fool you on how amazing it is!  Print Turkish grilled onions Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 30 minutes Servings 4 people Ingredients 3 large onions red or white…

Lamb and chicken shish

Lamb and chicken shish

A ‘Turkish’ delight. This is a brilliant take on the shish, with subtle but amazing flavours and tender juicy chicken and lamb chunks. Print Lamb and chicken shish Prep Time 3 hours 30 minutes Cook Time 20 minutes Ingredients 4 lamb neck fillets 4 chicken…

48 Hour Butterfly Lamb

48 Hour Butterfly Lamb

This epic cook takes 2 days to prepare, but don’t let that put you off, there is only a few minutes work in that time, but the results are amazing! We adapted this from a recipe by Tom Aikins, to be BGE friendly. Print 48…

Gin-a-misu

Gin-a-misu

The ultimate indulgence for gin lovers. This a more refreshing take on the Tiramisu recipe. Why have coffee when you can have Gin? This recipe was adapted from a recipe created at the Craft Gin Club. 

Granola Bars

Granola Bars

Quick and easy granola bars where you choose the flavours that suit you. With no added salt, these bars beat the shop bought ones on taste, healthiness and price. What’s not to love?

Kedgeree

Kedgeree

This is an old Anglo-Indian dish, bought back to the UK by the returning Victorians who enjoyed Khichri while out in the Raj. They enjoyed it as a breakfast, but today it is fantastic as a fresh and fragrant main course which, when served with…

Brisket and Burnt Ends

Brisket and Burnt Ends

As the sun was out, and everyone else was firing up their BBQ for the first time, we went for our nemesis cook; the dreaded brisket. We smoked it over cherry and mesquite for 4 hours, (indirect at 225 deg F and with a water…

Apple & Peanut Butter Flapjack

Apple & Peanut Butter Flapjack

These make a perfect snack or desert. The soft freshness of the apple perfectly complements the homemade peanut butter; and the salted caramel toppings adds the luxury we all deserve!

BBQ Sauce

BBQ Sauce

A sticky delight, simple to make, and really adds some class to your BBQ. No more supermarket BBQ sauces from now on!

Honey Roast Peanut Butter

Honey Roast Peanut Butter

Flavoursome, creamy, indulgent and ever so simple to make. You will never buy shop bought again!

Lemon Profiteroles

Lemon Profiteroles

After having tried them in Sorrento a few years ago, we chose lemon curd as our filling; but you can fill them with cream, chocolate sauce, caramel or any other yummy fillings that take your fancy.

Club VIP Sandwich

Club VIP Sandwich

The club sandwich traditionally consists of a grilled chicken sandwich married with a BLT. ​ This sandwich goes the extra mile!

Xoriguer Gin

Xoriguer Gin

Xoriguer Gin Country of Origin Menorca, Spain Distillary Destilerias Xoriguer, Mahon A gin from the Balearic islands? Yes! (and it is pronounced sho-ri-gair) Here is a gin with quite a pedigree, which may surprise many (it surprised me)! Despite appearances (the funky bottle and label)…

Scotch Eggs

Scotch Eggs

Here is a classic snack or even a main course. This version isn’t fried, but it is very tasty, with a smokey spicy hit.

Black & Blue Burger

Black & Blue Burger

Sometimes you need to have something a little more grown-up when enjoying your burger; and nothing is more grown-up than a fresh home-made patty topped with a delicious strong blue cheese, such as Stilton. We BBQ’ed the patties on the BGE until cooked, then brushed…