Pork cuts diagram

Pork – which cut?

It’s good to know where the food we eat comes from. A lot of the time we know which animal we are eating, but not which part of the animal. Sometimes a cheaper cut can be just as tasty as a prime one, but it’s good to know which cut is best for the dish …

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Nettle and Dandelion Beer

Nettle Top & Dandelion Flower Joose IPA – Homebrew Beer Recipe

I always find that if you are going to brew a home-brew beer – you’re better producing something that’s hard to find by commercial brewers. This Nettle Top and Dandelion Flower recipe uses freshly foraged spring ingredients. Dry Hopping (Adding dry hops to the fermentor) and added lactose makes for an aromatic, bitter and hazy …

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Sausage casserole

Sausage Casserole

Ingredients 1 tbsp Olive Oil 1 Onion chopped 3 Garlic cloves chopped 3 Rosemary Sprigs stalks removed 200ml Red wine 1tbsp Tomato Puree 1 tin chopped Tomatoes 10 Mushrooms sliced 1/2 pint hot Beef stock 2 Bay leaves 8 good quality Sausages 1 tsp Marmite (this made the sauce nice & rich) Black Pepper Also …

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Oven baked pizza

Homemade Oven-Baked Pizza

Ingredients Makes 3 large pizzas For the Base 250g Strong White Flour 250g Plain Flour 1tsp fine salt 2tsp dried yeast 350ml water 1 tb sp Olive Oil For the Topping Sauce Tin of chopped tomatoes 2 cloves garlic finely grated Strong tomato puree A dash of red wine Other Toppings Grated Cheese Finely Chopped …

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Char Siu Pork

Char Siu Pork Recipe

You’ve probably seen Char Siu or Chinese barbequed pork at all you can eat Chinese buffet restaurants or in special fried rice (the red in Char Siu is unmistakable). “Char siu” literally means “fork burn/roast” after the traditional cooking method for the dish: long strips of seasoned boneless pork are skewered with long forks and …

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