Cheese and Bacon Muffins

Amazing little bites of cheesy bacony goodness that go great with a chili sauce to dunk in or as a picnic bite Goes well with a Chili Con Carne Spaghetti Bolognese Ingredients: 1 egg 100ml milk 250g mature cheddar cheese, grated 125g self-raising flour 1 tbsp sugar ½ tsp paprika 1 tsp fresh chives (optional),…

Chicken and Mushroom Soup

Home is where the soup is, when winters icy grip grabs you, reach for a bowl of soup, and there is no better comfort food than chicken and mushroom soup.   Goes well with: Cold Weather Stilton and Walnut Bread Soda Bread Focaccia Ingredients: 400g Button Mushrooms. 2 Sticks Celery. 1 Medium Carrot. 1 Knob…

Creek Mud Chicken

Ive called this one Creek Mud Chicken because the marinade mixture is thick sticky and brown and reminded me of something i had stepped in a while back but to call it dog poo chicken just didn’t seem appealing  so I settling on the creek mud Chicken A sweet sticky crusty chicken thigh that melts…

Spice Rubbed ribs

For this ribs recipe you will need plenty of paper towels for after you have eaten. I always like to try different spice blends. This time the rub was applied an hour before putting on the BBQ. A BBQ sauce was applied during the last hour. Goes well with: Bacon and Cheese Stuffed Peppers Onion…

New Weber E-310 Gas BBQ

My old BBQ has passed away, It has gone to that great garden in the sky where old and knackered BBQ’s go. Long live the new Weber E-310 gas BBQ. I opted to go for a gas BBQ this time, for convenience as well as practical reasons. I came across this one looking lonely in…

Chili Jam

Although this is chili jam, dont think that it’s the sort of thing you’d spread on your toast at breakfast (though smeared inside a bacon sandwich, it could be a real help one hungover morning) but rather a chili jelly that glows a fiery, flecked red and is fabulous with cold meats or a cheese…

Braized Hogget Pie

Now this isn’t a pie but is quite possibly the best thing you will learn to cook, Its easy and has the most flavorsome taste you could wish for and the leftovers will give you the very best ragu for a Lasagna, or shepherds pie. I originally got this recipe from James Martins “Home Comforts”…

Strawberry Fresh Cream Cake

Flavor doesnt have to be complicated, this cake is simplicity itself just a basic 2 layer sponge cake with fresh strawberry’s and fresh cream. Decorated with a few mint leaves and edible flowers. We went and picked our own Strawberry’s from the farm down the road, but I must admit to tasting more than a…

Focaccia

A lovely bread that goes exceptionally well as a tear and share with some cold cuts and salads. Easy to make and a great flavor full of herbs olives and tomatoes etc. Even if your not a fan of olives they give off a great flavor to the bread, And to have a nice tasting…

Pork Belly Glazed with Blueberry and chilli syrup

Blueberry and chilli glazed belly of pork Have your friends guessing what the secret ingredient is in the glaze for this pork recipe at your next dinner party! Originally By Silvena Rowe From Saturday Kitchen Best Bites Adapted by me Less than 30 mins Preparation time Cooking time over 2 hours Serves 4 Ingredients For the…