Category Archives: meat

Kut-price kurrywurst

Okay, I’m not proud of this. In fact, I’m quite ashamed. I wasn’t even full of K├Âlsch as an excuse. I can merely blame the Meat Liquor cookbook and Son A for making me make Currywurst. Serves 4. You will … Continue reading

Posted in sausage | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Boy vs Food: the Brunch Wrap Supreme

My boys are big fans of Man vs Food and Epic Meal Time, and Son B (he’s the happy chappy in our banner, but 12 years old now) decided to have a go at making the latter’s Brunch Wrap Supreme. … Continue reading

Posted in bacon, breakfast, eggs, sausage | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Quick, amazing meatballs with pasta

We all love Ikea meatballs, right? Tonight I decided to skip the mash, gravy and lingonberry jam, and go with pasta instead. But what sauce to make..? I made this up (with a smidge of MEATLiquor-inspiration) and it was plate-licking … Continue reading

Posted in beef, pasta, pork | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Burger-style bacon sarnie

Bit of a happy experiment – lacking the peanut butter required for a Dead Elvis (Nigella has a healthy version here – healthier than the MEATLiquor book one, at any rate), I decided to make a burger-style bacon sandwich instead. … Continue reading

Posted in bacon, breakfast | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Breakfast Burritos

SonA wanted one of these monsters with custom bacon tortillas for Christmas Eve breakfast. I didn’t quite have the time (or the stomach) for that, so I simplified… Makes 3 burritos. Ingredients: 1 huge potato (or 3 small ones) 1 … Continue reading

Posted in bacon, breakfast, eggs, pork, sausage | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Spicy pork goulash

This was perfect meal for a wet and not-at-all warm half term supper. Adapted from Jamie at Home. Serves 4 hungry young hippos. 1kg pork shoulder, skin-on, seasoned with salt & pepper 1 or 2 onions, thinly sliced some fresh … Continue reading

Posted in pork | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Middle Eastern medley

Just made the most delicious chicken to go with a small Middle Eastern medley… made with some spices from Jerusalem. Serves 2 2 chicken breasts, cut into strips 2 or 3 tsp of zatar (a mix of thyme, marjoram, oregano, … Continue reading

Posted in chicken, cous cous | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Turkish lamb wraps

Adapted from Quick & Healthy Dinners Guardian leaflet by Marcus Wareing. lamb, cut into 2cm chunks, fat trimmed off 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 tsp ground cumin garlic clove, crushed & chopped 1 tbsp golden syrup finely chopped fresh rosemary … Continue reading

Posted in lamb | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Summertime suppertime

It feels like summer is almost here, so while I was tidying up the garden I got a lamb stew on the go. It’s a bit like this one that I made a while back, with a few twists. For … Continue reading

Posted in cous cous, lamb, stew | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Chicken escalope

I’ve never made chicken escalope before – I’ve hardly ever eaten one, except once or twice when I ended up in Bush & Fields (the sandwich bar that used to be in the Bush House arcade) and was so hungry … Continue reading

Posted in chicken, meat | Tagged | Leave a comment