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Category Archives: Dinner

House Concert Season Begins

As we head towards the 1/2 way point in April, the first The Big Gay Al Presents House Concert is approaching rapidly.  May 1st features John Statz here to promote his new … Continue reading

April 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Dinner at The Northall

Last night was one of the regular dinners with my Dad. We try and go out at least once a month for dinner and drinks so that we have quality … Continue reading

April 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

‘Red-Eye’ Maple Bacon

Another week and another pork loin to continue the bacon making experiments! Starting with a small 800g pork loin joint. I prefer a lean bacon for eating generally so I … Continue reading

March 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Southern (London) (un)Fried Chicken

 Simple but effective and healthy, this is a low fat, gluten free southern fried chicken type dish.  I mixed course polenta with a little grated Parmesan, salt, pepper, paprika … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Memphis Marie’s Cornbread Muffins

Inspired by a recent trip to Bodean’s, I wanted to make some cornbread muffins. Now, my usual course of action would be to head to one of many cookbooks or … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Confit Of Shallots

Trying to think of something rich and tasty to go with the salt beef I made the other day, I thought about an onion jam but that didn’t seem quite … Continue reading

February 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Bodean’s BBQ Smoke House

Bodean’s BBQ Smoke House is a small chain of BBQ restaurants in the London area, famous for the selection of oak-smoked meats so tender that the menu proudly proclaims; Need … Continue reading

February 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Swedish Meatballs

Yesterday Matt and I had a day out at IKEA. A day out? Yup pretty much – there seem to be a number of hitherto unwritten rules about a trip … Continue reading

February 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

I’m just a Phở boy from a Phở family

Phở – so many puns so little time. For example; #You and me Phở-ever #I’m just a Phở boy from a poor family Most of these puns, whilst amusing, are … Continue reading

January 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

I dream of squid……

I love squid. Adore it. Generally if it appears on a menu in a restaurant then I order it. It’s a compulsion, similar to how I imagine being a crack … Continue reading

August 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

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