Nice recipe from Jack.. and I have a couple of slices.. ! When Christine and I were up in Largs a few weeks ago I brought some Slice back down for Hamilton, but none for myself. So I decided… Read More ›
Month: December 2013
Best Indian food
Mrs Fitz reckons I make the best injun food.. better than any take out round here.. x Which I must say is kinda true.. my Mama wrote a cookery book in the 80’s.. easy Indian vegetarian food.. and I reckon… Read More ›
Bubble and squeak from Me pal Jack Taylor.. have just lent him some fat and some orkney beef sausage seasoning for a slicing sausage he is making.. his meat is far too lean!! And being a good Celtic scot.. he… Read More ›
Roast beef Mrs Fitz favourite supper
Roast rib of beef.. even typing the words makes you know you are going to have a great supper.. a really great supper.. well not if you don’t like cow I suppose!! Mrs Fitz loves roast beef.. and the king… Read More ›
Double stuffed baked twice SUPER pimped potatoes.. with home chilli
For supper tonite? Double stuffed baked twice spudulas.. You HAVE to love twice baked potatoes.. real nice indeedy x These ones? King Edwards.. rolled in olive oil and fine french sea salt.. into the super Italian oven.. cook them to… Read More ›
Mr Fitz Home cured bacon
Needed an easy lunch after a good shop and a walk of the dogs.. Looking in the fridge it was an easy choice.. Mr Fitz home cured bacon.. beans (gotta be Heinz!) and white toast.. perfect.. sometimes that’s just what… Read More ›
Jacks Leftover lamb
Here it is.. and I wish I had it.. hmmm.. I have some lamb in the freezer… that’s tomorrow’s lunch sorted.. gonna take the dogs out to the woods.. that can be baking away while we walk.. what a lovely… Read More ›
Sausage rolls Mr Fitz style! And Mrs Fitz steak and salad
Saw my pal Jack in the pub today, he had a good festive time with his family.. so that’s nice.. Jack has left over lamb.. so shepherds pie for him.. best thing to use up roast lamb for shep pie….. Read More ›
Turkey sausages part two!!
Went for the poaching.. decided it was best.. and they poached and smelt lovely!! The dogs went a little crackers!! Found them some bones in their cupboard.. so that kept them happy.. Poached them for 19 minutes.. in simmering hot… Read More ›
Ok.. you may be bored of Turkey.. or sitting their thinking/looking at a huge pile of bird in the fridge/pantry/sideboard.. this ain’t a post about use up poultry.. it’s a tale of Two Turkeys.. Two heavily discounted Turkeys!! Sitting comfortably?… Read More ›
Jack Taylors: Xmas dinner at his daughter’s
Here is My Pal Jack’s day of Feasting.. nice one Jack.. Like yesterday we all agreed to bring something for the meal. My son made a beautiful spicy squash soup, which reminds me I need to get the recipe. I… Read More ›
St stephens day supper
Dinner was served.. st stephens day.. supper.. it’s a bubble and squeak day.. normally.. x kinda followed those rules.. Smoked foreman salmon.. been keeping that for a while.. frozen of course..! This is the finest salmon.. and shredded by hand….. Read More ›
Jack’s Wigilia at his daughter’s house.
Lovely from me pal Jack.. Having a Polish son-in-law has many advantages. We get really lovely smoked fish, really nice vodkas, all different flavours and dare I say it strengths and of course get to celebrate their Xmas eve feast… Read More ›
Christmas lunch of salmon wellington and suckling piggie.. x Mrs Middleton’s oil? (pimped) x
So it’s the big one.. the lunch every one worries about and seems to struggle with.. why maybe the stress.. the people watching and declaring good ideas? The seemingly relentless TV advice.. also twinned with worry? X Anyhoo.. got ours… Read More ›
Our Christmas pudding.. Brioche bread and Madagascar vanilla custard
Doing this backwards.. Let’s start with pudding.. Father Fitz.. digs sweet sweet. Puddings.. so what to do? I reckon.. get a brioche a $$$$ bill yall brioche.. lovely toasted yet with the addition of a madagascar vanilla custard.. (the kind… Read More ›
Do they know it’s Christmas??
I begin this auspicious evening firstly with a tale of my attorney. His foot is fecked.. run over by a gang.. he got the plate.. and the country defence team has been called.. In the meantime.. I have great pics… Read More ›
Christmas eve.. happy holidays, discount turkey
Well here we go huh? Christmas eve.. the kidz are sleeping.. well should be.. and Father Fitz is over.. my attorney on the other hand appears to have a problem.. Someone ran over his foot!! And it’s broken by all… Read More ›
Christmas sausage rolls
Mrs Fitz has one more day at work.. and unlike the last day of school.. where you get to bring in games and stories.. well perhaps these days.. dvd’s.. no.. downloads I suppose!! It’s work.. I have work too yet… Read More ›
Melis- Turkish restaurant
Mrs Fitz and I took a stroll through the village of Olney today.. with the porpoise of eating lunch at Melis.. a Turkish joint.. We arrived early.. and we’re greeted by a smiley chef.. who said he was just waiting… Read More ›
Two Stews.. Lamb & ahem.. a veg..
Made two stews tonite.. We have Father arriving tomorrow and he has decided that he is not eating meat this Christmas.. ummmm Wrong house? X So am offering in my niceness.. a veg stew.. that actually tastes superb! In the… Read More ›
Originally posted on From Belly to Bacon:
Cross Section of Cured and Dried Guanciale People say that bacon is a trend and, in my opinion, part of it is. Bacon, by itself, is probably more of a hanger on of the surge…
Mortadella Hot Dogs
Originally posted on From Belly to Bacon:
Consider this a practice, and I should know not to be afraid to make any cured meat, because the thought of making mortadella at home is frightening. Stuffing a beef bung full of…
Pig’s cheek bacon.. rare breed eggs
Easy supper tonite.. Mrs Itz was out with her pal and had very good food in Cowpers arms in Weston Underwood.. a picturesque place indeed.. she said the food was amazing.. a venison burger for her.. with proper chips.. I… Read More ›
Mrs Fitz spuds for tea
It’s the holiday season.. (who can miss that!) So stayed a little longer than required in the local pub.. had fun.. yet didn’t eat properly.. not good.. was wobbly.. just a little! So Mrs Fitz made me crinkle cut wedges….. Read More ›
Lamb & Anchovy Sausage
Originally posted on From Belly to Bacon:
There are perfect pairings – peas & carrots, chilis & mint, peanut butter & jelly, ham & everything – and then there is the combination of lamb and anchovy. There is no Smuckers…
Kebab , Kebob, Gyros, WONDERFUL!
After feeling kinda ‘heavy’ with a barrage of red meats.. it was time to chill it down a little.. a little mind you.. x Been a while since we had Mr Fitz Kebob.. so after whizzing up the pork and… Read More ›
Spag bol.. and crispy crumbs
Great supper.. great indeedo.. a mad day for Mrs Fitz.. and a not as mad yet maddening day for me also.. Is cool.. we strong together x Feck ’em all.. x A supper of spaghetti bolognese.. not a deep winey… Read More ›
Mr Fitz home cured bacon, collard greens and a drop of pimped oil
I received my new supply of Mrs Middleton’s oil.. and promptly pimped up 4 bottles.. one of roscoff garlic, one of Italian chillis, one of lebanese herbs.. and one of another kind of lebanese herbs.. Already the lebanese one got… Read More ›
Lunch of fishcakes
I needed an easy lunch.. Mrs Fitz had the last of the stroganoff with mashy left over from last nite.. I went for fishcakes.. not being a major fish eater.. I like these.. And made them into a face.. because… Read More ›
Jack’s Mac Cheese +++
A lovely store cupboard dish from me pal Jack.. Got back from Scotland yesterday and hadn’t got anything in for dinner tonight so raided the cupboard and the fridge and came across a pack of huge pasta shells that were… Read More ›
Double baked king Edwards , chilli and ranch as a saucy number..!
For tea tonite.. Mrs Fitz feeling a little delicate.. not through sickness or health just a heap of Eire shite happening.. x So best thing to fix this? Well of course valium inducing double baked spuds.. with a fresh chilli… Read More ›
Turkey, stuffing, cranberry sausages
Keeping in the holiday spirit.. have made a few (quite a few)!! Turkey sausages.. Have been thinking about these for a while.. and finally after a good conversation with my attorney.. went for turkey.. some Mr Fitz home cured… Read More ›
Lamb and redcurrant sausages
Have gone for some seasonal sausages.. the holiday season is in full swing.. the radio playing Christmas songs.. and you cannot get anywhere near a store without people seemingly panic purchasing!! Sheesh!! So gone for lamb and redcurrant sausages.. with… Read More ›
Beef stroganoff ..kinda.. a Mr Fitz number 5.. like Channel?
Mrs Fitz likes Got some great leg of beef.. with a wicked piece of marrow bone in it.. and reduced mushrooms.. 19 pence.. for the punnet!! Fried off with shallots.. the mushrooms.. spiky paprika.. put into the pressure cooker….. Read More ›
Barnsley chop curry , Lavash bread
Barnsley lamb-chop ‘curry’.. with the homegrown potato and peas number.. just gets better the next days.. well today anyways!! What is it about leaving certain dishes to meld their flavours together.. the overnight job (minimum) that pulls together and enhances… Read More ›
Breakfast in the Nags Head (local)
A morning spent walking the hounds.. and shopping.. wowsers the mall is getting busy.. it’s that time of year I suppose.. x Picked up some wonderful lavash persian breads.. really looking forward to having that with our lunch.. gonna be… Read More ›
Rack of lamb with tumeric roasties
Had a lovely supper of that most exquisite cut of lamb possible.. the french trimmed rack.. apart from the ‘crown’ of lamb.. (that I wore once raw for Christmas.. long story.. lots of adults ‘candies’.. great fun.. took a while… Read More ›
Veeraswarmy barnsley lamb chop curry
Well this truly has to be a wonderful ‘fusion’ of the history of Indians arriving in the UK? The oldest Indian restaurant in london.. Veeraswarmy.. meets the yorkshire chop.. the best one.. Barnsley.. and there must be the best meeting… Read More ›
winter bbq steak
Home now.. glad to be back in the safe arms of Mrs Fitz and the furry paws of my daagggss x So for supper.. the weather is still pretty mild for the time of year.. So a BBQ! Fired up… Read More ›
Jacks Delicious Mini Sausage rolls
Nice mail from Jack, glad he’s feeling a bit better.. I am cold.. it ain’t hot back home! Just a couple of things before you read.. Do take the skins off your sausages.. do experiment with flavours.. stuffing and apple… Read More ›
Supper at riverside Las olas FL
Took dinner at Las Olas, .. very nice.. great part of town .. historic.. and lovely indeed.. A wonderful part of fort lauderdale.. and a fantastic dinner under the stars on the best part of downtown.. it’s seriously nice.. Oh….. Read More ›
Pre dinner snacks at bahia cabana FL
Managed to meet up with an old pal and his wife.. haven’t seen him for a few years!! Manny & Simone are cool.. really nice people.. and they live kind of out this way.. So they kindly said they would… Read More ›
Lunch in Hollywood.. (not ‘THAT’ Hollywood!
Am in Hollywood.. finally made it.. only perhaps my GPS wasn’t working so well?? Am in Hollywood Florida.. it’s quite nice.. a kind of laidback place.. with a massive hotel bang in the middle of it!! And that’s where I… Read More ›
Breakfast at the W hotel..
Didn’t sleep that well… maybe a little too much meat sitting in me.. ? didn’t get the terrors or sweats though.. so although drowsy with a meat induced semi coma.. like a short spell in a meat jail.. I awoke….. Read More ›
BBQ supper number Deux FTL Florida
So.. BBQ one.. cool.. and a dash back for a shower.. and a quick change.. back on stage!! When you are full of BBQ already and just showered off the smell and stickiness of good bbq sauce fron ya fingers… Read More ›
BBQ for supper Tom Jenkins fort lauderdale florida
Time for tea said said doogal.. x only this one panned out a little further than I thought… I got this recommendation from a Co_worker on the catamaran… Tom Jenkins.. it’s a ‘proper’ BBQ joint in the back of Fort… Read More ›
Leaving west palms.. heading to fort lauderdale..
Time to leave West palms florida.. and head on down to Fort Lauderdale.. I love these American buses… pretzels? well it’s all I could find in my bag to eat on the journey.. Yet arrived ok.. and straight to lunch….. Read More ›
Sorry missed the strange sign..
This is real.. I googled them……… Scary huh? X
Food truck.. Golf..and a strange sign..
Great weather. Today.. feel bad for the storms across. Europe.. hope they clear before my plane lands!! Eating from a food truck today.. tacos.. burgers and curly fries.. not bad.. not the best.. Played golf though… and won!! well my… Read More ›
Ironwood steak house
It rained all day today.. yet still hot and humid.. great for taking the creases outta your clothes.. not so great to work in!! I needed a supper to stick to me.. and put me to sleeps.. So gone for… Read More ›
We have rain.. and so humid that it takes the wrinkles outta your trousers.. which is kinda cool I suppose.. x Yet what was for supper? A wonderful spread of dine-around options.. showcasing all the wonderful eateries from here in… Read More ›
Poultry day.. paltry? Nope!
I have a little time on my hands.. so what better than to take chicken wings.. big chucks these! By the pool.. in the sun.. under a palm tree.. feck life is tough sometimes.. x Good wings these.. ok not… Read More ›
Let’s talk turkey it’s the holidays!
I needed some food.. so while at the mall.. Am talking turkey! Decided against a salad.. the dressings are just bad for you anyways.. x A good shop deserves a good brunch right? Well this wasn’t too bad.. and had… Read More ›
PGA resort West palms
Have arrived.. in the dark.. yet woke to wonderful sunshine! Yay! Just a quick post this one I had a great steak.. no veg.. just steak.. a fillet on the bone.. never had that before.. was very cool and I… Read More ›
Just arrived in Atlanta..and it’s raining! That’s cool.. am just gonna breeze on past.. connecting to West Palms.. should be sunny there! Good flight over from Delta.. no clowns to the left of me or jokers to the right.. empty… Read More ›
Wiadomość ze strony internetowej (My request for info re the smoked fish)
Good on Jack for requesting this!! Here is the reply I got from the Polish fish farm re the attached text that I sent to them after our discussion about how we might buy some for Mrs Fitz. The translator… Read More ›
Nachos and lamb sausages
We were gonna have people over today for lunch.. yet due. To their illness they cannot make it.. hope they all get well soon.. x So I had a bit of lamb that was going to be cooked along with… Read More ›