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 Oil1 Onion chopped3 Garlic cloves chopped3 Rosemary Sprigs stalks removed200ml Red wine1tbsp Tomato Puree1 tin chopped Tomatoes10 Mushrooms sliced1/2 pint hot Beef stock2 Bay leaves8 good quality Sausages1 tsp Marmite (this made the sauce nice & rich)Black Pepper Also needed Casserole dish with lid Method Heat oil in casserole dish & …

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Oven baked pizza

Homemade Oven-Baked Pizza

Ingredients Makes 3 large pizzas For the Base 250g Strong White Flour250g Plain Flour1tsp fine salt2tsp dried yeast350ml water1 tb sp Olive OilFor the Topping Sauce Tin of chopped tomatoes2 cloves garlic finely gratedStrong tomato pureeA dash of red wine Other Toppings Grated CheeseFinely Chopped Oregano Optional toppings 1 Chopped OnionJalapeno ChillisYou can use whatever …

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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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Chilli plant

Jamaican Jerk Seasoning

Ingredients 4 Scotch Bonnet Chillies – Deseeded and chopped1 Spring Onion – Derooted and roughly chopped1 Onion – Chopped2 tbsp ground allspice1 bunch fresh thyme, leaves only3 cloves of garlic – Crushed1 inch fresh root ginger – Peeled and roughly chopped3 tbsp dried mixed herbs1 tbsp dried basil3 tbsp all-purpose seasoning (Jamaican Pimento)1 tsp salt2 …

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