Category Archives: Meat , Joints, Steaks and Sausages

Slow Cooked Sausage and Beans

This is definitely not a normal August dish but as I write this it is grey and drizzling, feels more like Autumn and  I  definitely need warming food. Juicy sausages with earthy pinto beans slow cooked til rich and sticky. … Continue reading

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Gammon and Pea Risotto

For a bargain joints you really cannot beat a gammon hock ( smoked or unsmoked) less than £2 a piece. They do need some slow low cooking to ensure the flakiest meat and rich stock. In winter you can use … Continue reading

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Smoked Ham Hock with Beans and Vegetables.

This was lunch for the family , Nick working from home , and my mum on a stopover from York to Bristol bearing gifts of purple sprouting broccoli , kale and from my aunt Lizzie Yorkshire Forced Rhubarb – recipes … Continue reading

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Beef Brisket Pot Roasted and Ragu

Frugality suits me I am never happier than when tracking down an ingredients bargain or using up leftovers. About 50% of conversations with my mum are about  recent butchers/grocery bargains or creative meals with leftovers. Brisket is one of those … Continue reading

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Gochujang Pulled Pork with Spicy Beansprout Salad

Since discovering how easily  the slow cooker produces pulled pork,  I have been dying to try another recipe.  Having shown almost superhuman self restraint in leaving  it almost a month since the Chipolte Pork Tacos , I rewarded the household … Continue reading

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Rosemary Scented BBQ Leg of Lamb

“He’s stealing my meat, he’s stealing my meat”. Words screamed by my boyfreind on encountering his best mate , scarfing down extra lamb from the BBQ. In fact both he and the lovely boyfreind had thirds of meat , tender … Continue reading

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BBQ Rolled Shoulder of Pork ( with Indirect Heat)

Just a few years ago I would never have considered putting a big joint on the BBQ, scared of serving serving raw meat, that fear meant I  stuck to a wide range of burgers, joints of chicken and colourful kebabs. … Continue reading

Posted in July, June, Lamb, Meat, Meat , Joints, Steaks and Sausages, Pork, Salads, Summer | 7 Comments

Harira

Harira is the traditional soup of Morocco, often eaten the end of the fast of Ramadan, it  features small amounts of meat,  rice , lentils chickpeas and plenty of spice  This dish has featured on my blog twice before usually … Continue reading

Posted in June, Lamb, Meat, Meat , Joints, Steaks and Sausages, Salads, Summer | 2 Comments

Meatloaf

During my time long distance commuting my lovely boyfreind was very good to me, preparing dinner most nights.  Now I have more time at home, I am doing a pretty good impression of a housewife. For this dish I decided … Continue reading

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BBQ Shoulder of Lamb with Broad Bean,Feta & Mint Salad , Beetroot Salad and Preserved Lemon Hummus

More hunks of meat on the BBQ , it’s the rampant carnivore boyfriends’ fault. For the first time in a long time he got off work early and chose the meat at the butchers -  he picked a shoulder of … Continue reading

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