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Category Archives: Preserving

‘Blame Canada’ Maple Cure Bacon

Blame Canada? Not directly a reference to the song of the same name from South Park – The Movie┬ábut 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

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

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

Sneak Preview!

I’ve just started a batch of Home Made Sriracha style sauce. I’m making a traditional version with red chilli and garlic; I’m so experimenting with a green version which will … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Monkey Butter

Yesterday I found a Pinterest link on line for something called Monkey Butter. How could that not get your attention eh?! Intrigued I followed the link and found the recipe. … Continue reading

August 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

Kumquats and whisky!

Whisky is liquid sunshine George Bernard Shaw I opened one of the jars of my Kumquat and Monkey Shoulder Whisky Marmalade yesterday morning. I made it about two months ago, … Continue reading

July 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

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