What to have for supper? Mrs Fitz wants steak after watching a food show on TV.. I wanna eat more gyros/doner!! (seriously it’s wonderful!) x Had to go to the store to get a steak.. sirloin.. first store was outta… Read More ›
Month: August 2013
Lunch at STK
Had a lunch meeting today.. in STK.. I recall Father sending me a terrible review written by Jay Rayner in the Guardian.. awful and very unfair I reckon.. it is what it is.. a very expensive steak house!! Is it… Read More ›
Attorneys Veally good pies!
My attorney ahd a defrost moment in his house freezer, and discovered a wonderful vittelone (veal) cutlet on the bone from a a good while back from a box i sent him as a gift from the blackface company..www.blackface.co.uk i… Read More ›
Have brought a few slices to the pub.. this was the ultimate test for the meat.. Brought six samples.. five people took it home for tea.. so no update till later.. yet one went for it.. And LOVED IT!! Quote… Read More ›
Chilli sauce with that?
I like a gyros.. or doner kebab.. as per Sundays post.. people slate ’em.. that late nite drunk soaker upper.. usually bought by a mistake..! And feeling bad in the morning!.. and the smell! Wowee woo woo! So.. what… Read More ›
Chinese quick supper
Needed a quick supper.. hmmm.. really cannot decide! Ah-ha! Got it.. noodles.. have some good freezer meats.. gone for some leftover duck.. some left over marmalade ham.. cool.. add some cabbage, scallions, peas, garlic and ginger.. plus a handful of… Read More ›
Those darn injuns!
We had the remainder of the Indian tonite.. The beef madras with green beans.. the chicken saag with spinach and fenugreek.. And Mrs Fitz *GOLD*.. rotis.. man they are preee-tea darn fine I tell ya x Wonderful supper.. x Www.cookingwithmrfitz.com
Ran outta onions.. an garlic.. Hmmm.. Decided to go back to the wonderful PYO in ivinghoe.. bit disappointing really.. .. the spuds not growing anymore.. yet the onions albeit not growing in the ground.. we searched the wasteland.. like a… Read More ›
Circle ya wagons! (the Injuns are cooking!)
Mrs Fitz is back.. and the sun is shining.. this makes Mr Fitz a happy boy.. x Asked Mrs Fitz what she wanted for lunch.. Injun food she replied.. she’s been working hard in Eire.. she crashed out on the… Read More ›
Jack’s Cottage Pie
This is from my pal Jack.. he musta seen mine… What a miserable day. So what to make for supper? Something wholesome and comforting.. (just like I needed yesterday x) Cottage Pie jumps out as ideal. (it sure is a… Read More ›
The Grill.. continued
Just an update.. Been given a coffee.. and lovely art on the walls.. I really like this place.. really like it x Www.cookingwithmrfitz.com
The Grill..Gyros doner
Ok.. some am home alone.. Mr Wentworth snoozing after his playdate.. Am peckish.. hmmm..ok start googling.. I want Gyros.. or doner as it’s more often called in the UK.. Not feeling any of them.. AHA! The Grill.. http://www.thegrillmed.com It’s … Read More ›
Sunday pub lunch, The White Hart Sherington
Home alone.. well of course with Mr Wentworth.. yet not with Mrs Fitz.. she still in her homeland.. home tomorrow!! Yay! X So decided to treat meself to a Sunday roast in a pub.. naturally this can pose a problem… Read More ›
Eating the ribs
Popped over to my mate Ben’s house.. he fired up the ‘Q’ and cooked up the ribs.. added some slaw.. fresh of course.. with a ranch dressing.. Salad dressing.. honey and mustard and garlic, olive oil of course and salt… Read More ›
More ribs.. pressure cooked again.. am diggin the pressure cooking yet.. hmmm.. am missing that long slow cook that happens in the oven or ‘Q’.. sure it works and must thank my pal Jack for turning me onto it.. I… Read More ›
Mrs Fitz and sister Carol have gone out for lunch.. these wings are superb.. like ‘proper’ superb.. from Douglas the east village.. Chicken wings are delicious.. delicious indeed.. only when done well mind.. nothing worse than bad rubbery wings.. nothing….. Read More ›
It’s rainy here.. like really rainy.. need some comfort food.. something to warm me up and feel nourishing.. it’s still hot though.. so you have a kinda tropical feel about the place.. Mr Wentworth happy with his bone.. I decided… Read More ›
Mr Fitz home cured Hickory bacon is on again.. just cured up the loin.. rind on this time.. feedback from the last lot was brilliant! So let’s wait the week.. turning it every day.. Can’t wait! X Www.cookingwithmrfitz.com
This is from my Pal Jack.. too many Zucchini! Well what a great way to enjoy courgettes. Had about half a kilo left so sliced them coarsely and sautéed them with garlic until tender. Chopped up a red and a… Read More ›
Old Dubliners sausages..
They are mighty fine those sausages.. they cut so well and cook so fine.. (sounds like starting of a song!) x Very nice with a dollop of Stokes ketchup.. Www.cookingwithmrfitz.com
Indian food.. a thali!
Well.. still on an injun vibe.. Mrs Fitz off to Eire.. running about like a good un! So decided on a flourish myself.. ok.. hmmm.. right! Chicken saag.. as it’s so nice at the moment, this time added some coconut… Read More ›
Old Dubliner Sausages
Just cooked up some of the Old Dubliners.. they rock! Great taste, really savoury and sausagey… crisp and slightly charred.. with a good dollop of Stokes Ketchup.. this was a delicious scooby snack.. all in the name of tasting of… Read More ›
Sausages.. sausages.. sausages..
Mate this sausage making malarky is getting outta control!! Well nah its still great to know what’s going in the banger.. which is exactly why I made some for one of Mrs Fitz work pals.. Charlotte needed some without any… Read More ›
Duck supper.. duck soup part two?
Great movie Duck soup.. you remember the one? The one with the Marx boys.. my Pappy loved that.. it is a great movie to be fair! Gotta love those guys.. frickin classics x So after my great lunch today of… Read More ›
Had a great lunch today.. a great lunch with a good pal.. ok.. so it was a business meeting yet it always is nice to take them with friends huh? So off to the Chinese warehouse amazing place.. full of… Read More ›
Chicken saag two..
Had the rest of that chicken saag.. what ever happens when those flavors meld together overnite is just tremendous.. the taste gets better and more intense.. not like a ‘shock’ to the mouth, yet more rounded and deeper? Different flour….. Read More ›
Frying steak with home grown vegetables
Th following is from my pal Jack.. Nice one Jack! Well here is tonight’s delight. Frying steak, too tough for me, with my carrots and peas from the bed. To accompany I made some black and green pepper sauce with… Read More ›
Dunno why right now… yet am all about the injun.. So went for chicken saag.. with methi (fenugreek) and spinach.. sweated down onions in ghee.. ok.. it ain’t that good for ya.. yet c’mon now.. ghee is good.. let me… Read More ›
A nice birthday weekend for many.. Ben’s kid Oscar.. my Attorneys kid Zac.. and a watermelon cake.. yup watermelon.. a watermelon dressed as a cake for Jack’s grandson.. Good on yall! X Www.cookingwithmrfitz.com
Mr Fitz bacon and sausages
A nice brekkie of Mr Fitz Maple cured bacon.. Mr Fitz spiced up (not heat just flavor) sausages.. An a mushroom that needed eating.. There is something great about eating ya own food like this.. it’s cool.. like really frickin… Read More ›
My attorneys last supper..
Well ok.. not really.. yet the last of the attorneys recipe bolognese found in the deep freeze.. and mighty fine it was too! Little squeeze of Bomba paste.. that stuff really is the best ever tomato based paste in the… Read More ›
‘curing’ with Mr Fitz..
Well.. after an anxious week of waiting.. turning.. wanting to leave the darn thing alone! Looking prodding and staring.. Mr Fitz first organic Maple cured bacon is alive! (or well dead.. depends how you look at it I suppose..hmm x)… Read More ›
Pressure cooked a bunch of ribs today.. it really does work.. get the pot to pressure and let it whistle away for 28 or so minutes.. release the steam.. and wah-la.. they are soft and done liked you had cooked… Read More ›
Chicken and Ranch
Dinner for us? Well after the heavy duty spuds at lunch something lite.. ok.. pre packaged an very un Mr Fitz.. Yet kinda nice.. quick and low down.. ya getme? X Www.cookingwithmrfitz.com
Liz amsterdam Parathas
Smoking a pancake in amsterdam? Nah.. eat paratha instead baby x Smoking the paratha.. welcome to amsterdam.. Nice one Liz.. good cooking.. look flaky and delicious.. need ghee though.. trust me.. x One love ( in that Mr Bob Marley… Read More ›
Chicken capitan- ala Attorney x
My Attorney mailed me this dish.. and to be fair sounds wonderful! Have eaten at many of Atols places.. never had this.. it is for sure to be cooked in the kitchens of Mr Fitz.. divine! X Atul Korchar recipe… Read More ›
Sausages, Bacon and Baked spuds…
Bought a bunch of ribs.. decided to split them up.. reserving some of the fat for future sausages.. after many discussions with various people’s and sources.. the fat ratio has been increased.. a small addition of some breadcrumb.. water and… Read More ›
Left over supper
We had the last of the injun food for tea.. and delicious it was.. Mrs Fitz has nailed the roti dough.. lovely x Www.cookingwithmrfitz.com
Indian take two..
Had the injun food again for tea.. and it was even better! This time also had some rice.. fried some onion.. with some masala, added some peas and a ready to rock rice.. fried quick.. a perfect addition.. fresh breads… Read More ›
Chinese veal use up – blackbean
For lunch today.. use up time.. that roast shoulder of veal.. some frozen peas, mushrooms, ginger garlic and an onion… black bean sauce from the cupboard and ready to wok and woll wholewheat noodles.. Super high heat.. stirfry up.. touch… Read More ›
As a direct by-product of colonialism.. cooking Injun food should be pretty straight forward for me! Well it never has been for some reason.. and never have been a fan of eating it anywhere apart from with Mama! Guess that… Read More ›
Shoulder of veal Sunday lunch..
Veal is one of those meats that can cause a stir.. for sure the crated kind is really not nice.. and crating anything ain’t good.. not just for the animal yet also for the meat right.. x Yet Rose veal….. Read More ›
First potatoes! Yay!
Decided to un-pot some of my spuds.. picked the one that was looking most likely.. marched the pot outside.. easier to lose the soil that way.. x Got just enough for supper for three of us! Fantastic.. is quite funny… Read More ›
Pulled pork.. at last!!
Wowsers what an evening.. front door lock suddenly broke.. something snapped inside.. and Mrs Fitz snapped also.. Hiscox.. our wonderful insurers said they would send someone within the hour… it actually took 5 yup 5 hours to complete.. Post midnite….. Read More ›
Homemade chorizo sarnie
When I dropped Mrs Fitz off at work this morning, I went to the bakers.. now help me with this one please… x 16 rolls for 2gbp.. yet each roll is 27pence each.. I only wanted 6 rolls so that… Read More ›
Washington National BBQ pork championships
This is the Washington BBQ national pork championships i mentioned.. Brilliant! I got a pit pass.. how? got there early.. like far too early .. they were still setting it up! managed to hang around looking like i was supposed… Read More ›
9 August, 2013 00:02 Still cooking Hand of Pork!
Well where or ‘weber’ do I begin this very very very long tale?.. I couldnt even write how long this as been.. by the way though.. the chorizo sausages are truly delightful .. not full on run down ya throat… Read More ›
Pork scratchings!! Yeah!!
Pork scratchings.. a wonderful affair with pork skin.. Ok.. so not the most calorific number nor good to clutch at ya heart after a few pints.. yet hey.. the world loves ’em.. well the porky pinty world seems too.. actually… Read More ›
Chorizo Navarran style?
Oh and the pics huh!! Oops! New Crackberry.. sorry x Www.cookingwithmrfitz.com From: email@example.com Sent: Wednesday, 7 August 2013 20:01 To: Cooling with Mr Fitz Subject: Chorizo Navarran style?
Chorizo Navarran style?
Ok.. so perhaps am currently a wee bit sausage making mad.. yet after a trip to the store we don’t like anymore because it moved.. I was looking at chorizo in the store.. I like chorizo.. if it’s the slicing… Read More ›
Chicken fried steak & pink fir spuds & peace..(with cafe de Paris sauce)
Mrs Fitz has a badly frozen shoulder.. never nice.. I get it also.. gotta be something we both do somewhere.. dunno.. oooh oooh!!! Reminds me I have a great veal shoulder in the deep freezer! .. hmmm sausages maybe.. actually… Read More ›
Am on this sausage making.. reckon these could be good.. after a pretty in depth conversation with my butcher (who is also England’s best apprentice butcher she has won an award for that!), I have some new gooey eyed deers….. Read More ›
Garlic and plum sauce bbq ribs
After my first attempt of pressure cooker ribs. Jack offered me the following: Decided to try a different marinade for my pressure steamed pork ribs. Pressure steam the ribs for 15 to 20 mins. I marinated them in a mixture… Read More ›
BBQ.. Pressured ribs..
Jack has been extolling the virtues and wonders of pressure cooking the ribs prior to marination.. I have always been a fan of the low and slow.. Yet have succumbed.. Chop the ribs.. Twenty minutes on setting 2.. They do… Read More ›
Fritters and lamb
Made some lovely ‘pakoras’ or ‘fritters’ .. Use up veg time.. Carrots, onions, garlic, zucchini, peas, red cabbage.. Whooped up the batter with a mix of gram flour and double dragon flour.. Fry.. Very nice.. With a little lamb steak… Read More ›
Decided to make some breakfast sausage.. Belly pork outta the freezer.. Trimmed.. Mrs Fitz whizzed it up for me.. Added sage & onion stuffing mix as the rusk-meets-flavor town ingredient.. Some paprika, smoky and sweet, some dulce figue and a… Read More ›
Sausages! (Not whhalls)
Remember those pudgy sausages I made the other day? With the addition of corsican fig syrup? .. Well had a pal over for supper yesterday.. And he said.. Without reservation that they were the best sausages he reckons that they… Read More ›