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Category Archives: Home Made

Grilled Pineapple with Stroopwafel

Hawaii meets the Netherlands in this BBQ dessert I created yesterday. Sometimes the simplest recipes are among the tastiest – this is barely even a recipe really, more an assembly … Continue reading

May 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

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

A Kimchi / Chocolate Mash-Up

Hmmmm – sometimes my brain just goes off on a tangent and l start wondering ‘what if…’ or ‘how could…’. This morning I’m wondering how a Kimchi / Chocolate mash-up … Continue reading

April 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

‘Blame Canada’ Maple Cure Bacon

Blame Canada? Not directly a reference to the song of the same name from South Park – The Movie but rather a reference to the pure, sweet flavour that only comes … Continue reading

April 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Chocolate Bacon! An Easter Special

Okay – as they seem so popular (and why wouldn’t they) here is another home made bacon recipe – this one even more experimental and delicious. With Easter coming up … Continue reading

April 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

“Blame Canada”

My dry cured “Blame Canada” bacon is strongly flavoured with real Canadian maple syrup and black pepper. The sugar from the maple syrup ensures the bacon caramelises easily but is … Continue reading

April 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Chocolate Faux Cabbage 

A little suprise for Matt’s birthday – he  HATES cabbage and LOVES chocolate. Having seen a poster for something similar, I set myself the task of recreating the dish for … Continue reading

April 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Kimchi

I started my first batch of Kimchi last night. Adapted the recipe slightly but hopefully not enough to stop the cabbage fermenting. Already had a taste this morning and as … Continue reading

April 17, 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

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