Ok, so my Achillies heel is spud salad. If I had just 3% less self control I’d be called Tubs Lardy, weigh 37 stone, be bed ridden and enjoy washing my self with a rag on stick…..but thankfuly I know the meaning and benefit of balance in diet and lifestyle which is why this… Read More Million Dollar Spud Salad
The first time I was in a Chinese take-a-way as an adult (I still can’t reconcile that word with myself…) I was in my early 20’s and at University in Belfast. My Academic contemporaries and I had spent the evening discussing the finer points of Shakespearean soliloquies over long-drawn coffees and French cigarettes…..wait….no..that’s not right…..no,… Read More Prawn fried rice…and a story……..
I’ll start this with a little warning…well more of advice..mutton is gamey, very gamey so if you enjoy these types of robust ‘field’ flavours then try these instead of the usual lamb shanks. And given that it’s St Patrick’s day I think this dish is good alternative to the omni-present Irish Stew – which in… Read More Mutton Shanks – Low and very, very slow
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North African Spices I dunno about you but I’m starting to get a tad bored of the mighty Buffalo wings. Don’t get me wrong, I love them dearly but I just think there’s more can be accomplished with these crackers such as steering away from the US of A…
An old work buddy of mine one described these galettes as French pizza.…I see where he’s coming from because the process is pretty much exactly the same except this recipe uses puff pastry rather than bread dough for a base. The most important part of this dish is simple just the quality of the ingredients… Read More Spicy Sausage and roast veg galette