Becky a 30 something old Brit , living in Nottingham,UK. Though this blog and I started our lives in Bristol nearly 10 years ago.
I love to cook with seasonal fresh and often wild ingredients from foraged ingredients from the city and country.
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Category Archives: Meat , Joints, Steaks and Sausages
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
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
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
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
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
“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
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
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
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
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