I dare you to put one un-socked foot outside your front door. How’s that feel? Autumnal yes? Well, for me that’s barometer enough to start thinking in a different way when it comes to the kitchen and the feed I’m gona rustle up. Summer has gone and with it it has taken the desire… Read More Steak and Ale Pie
Here are some of my most favourite ‘wet weekender’ comfort recipes! Rioja Braised Oxtail Oxtail is one of the most underrated cuts from the beast, but it is starting to make it’s presence felt across many good butchers and even the super markets are taking notice. One full oxtail will only look after about 2… Read More For the weekend that’s in it..ie wet and horrible!
This is the 42nd Street stuffed beef burger…and it rocks. There are two schools of thoughts on burger making, in one camp you have those that prefer a giant ball of beef stacked as high as a barn door and in the other (my camp) there are those that believe a burger needs to… Read More The Simple Burger
‘Not Spag Bol’ So this is not a Bolgnese recipe. I’ve recently been tinkering with pasta sauces and in truth there’s nothing you can’t set against a good pasta in terms of a sauce. I have to say though I do not subscribe to the ‘right pasta for the right sauce’ idea – personally I… Read More Ma Kelly’s Pasta with meat sauce
The greatest meatballs ever! I’ve said this before but my Dad can cook and cook well! He also has the temperament of a boiled up head Chef in a steam engine kitchen running 20 covers behind on a busy Saturday night. He is also a serious planner – this meat ball dish was in… Read More My Dad’s 10 clove meatballs!