Pumpkin or squash take on smoke really beautifully and when paired with chestnut provide a sumptuous stuffing for pork tenderloin. And to be honest, no matter what stuffing you use, can anything sound better than pork three ways! Bacon! Tenderloin! Sausage meat!
I love warm porridge in the winter and a good old english breakfast when you have a bit of time, but there is something infinity exciting about throwing together some fresh ingredients to celebrate those warm summer mornings. Since we have had a bit of sunshine this week, I thought it was a good chance to reblog a favourite summer breakfast of ours at home – works as a perfect template no matter what mix of fruits you happen to have!
I’m a firm believer in the theory that breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day. It’s the fuel we need to kickstart the day and most of us feel tired and lacklustre by late morning if we’ve forgotten it.
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As I’ve said before, I’m not renowned for my baking. Fortunately I don’t need to be as my wife has never yet disappointed. I came home the other day to a rather wonderful smell and was greeted by these delicious banana cupcakes. Wow – if you have a few overripe bananas and aren’t quite sure what to do with them, then give this recipe a go – it almost seems healthy too!
Generally we allow our baby boy one treat a day.
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If you have the opportunity to cook a joint of water buffalo, go for it without a second thought – beautifully succulent, tender and full of wonderful meaty flavour, water buffalo is both as delicious as roast beef and considered far healthier. Continue reading
Crispy bacon, succulent sausage meat, savoury stuffing and anything else that makes your mouth water – it’s hard to beat the ingredients of a bbq bomb. Continue reading
When you are cooking pork belly the most important thing to get right is a good crackling, followed by beautifully succulent and tender meat with the awesome flavour that pork belly gives. The techniques in this recipe, adapted from one by Marcus Bawdon of Country Wood Smoke but in a more traditional style, gives you the best of all three. Continue reading
I love ribs, whether that be with a sticky sweet sauce or a hot dry rub, they have to be one of my favourite foods. So when I was asked by a friend to throw something together for a bbq the other day, I knew exactly what I would go for – sticky sweet maple glazed spare ribs and melt in your mouth beef short ribs. Continue reading
If you’ve got a chunk of meat smoking on the bbq then you have the perfect opportunity to throw some delicious roast new potatoes into your dish. Whether for a sit down dinner, or serving a summer lunch with some friends, as long as you have some space on the bbq then these contribute perfectly to any meal. Continue reading
If you are planning to light your bbq but aren’t quite sure what side to throw with whatever you are cooking, then give this aubergine dish a go: it is incredibly simple and leaves you with mouthwatering results – a perfect crispy edge with gooey interior. Continue reading