Do you remember the discount turkeys I bought Christmas Eve? If not here you go! Cookingwithmrfitz.com/2013/12/24/christmas-eve-happy-holidays-discount-turkey/ (Hope that link works!) x Anyways.. Looking in the chest freezer at my meat collection, I call it that because it really is quite… Read More ›
Month: February 2014
The candy man. ..
There is a sweet secret I am going to share.. A REAL sweet secret indeed.. A little while back I went to see an engraving pal of mine.. And he shared with me this secret.. A store that sells under… Read More ›
Steak & Chips .. Polish sausage omelette
Needed a quick supper tonite.i had bought Mrs Fitz a fantastic sirloin with the tail still attached from my good pal Ian the butcher in Earls Barton the other day.. So after taking the hounds for a walk, quick eats… Read More ›
Slow roasted pork hocks
Had these great pork hocks from Butcher Dave.. They were starting to get a little ‘sticky’ so better get ate ! Decided to bone them which is a little tricky yet satisfying when done… So kinda butterflied and the meat… Read More ›
Sometimes all you want is a simple lunch..
I felt the need for simple food today.. Something easy.. Freezer food.. I reckons.. Went for fish fingers … Umm seven of the buggers! Old school potato waffles.. And spaghetti rings Heinz of course!! Sure I could have made them… Read More ›
The Wonderbag – A catalyst to Escape poverty?
I came across and article about this and had to check it out.. I think it’s pretty neat.. Not too sure yet why I would need one.. Perhaps for a bonfire soup or stew? A Chilli in the park? A… Read More ›
Onglet, hanger steak, hassleback spuds with sour cream and chives
Onglet or hanger steak.. In my view THE best steak there is.. Stunning.. Hard to get ahold of unless you can make good friends with a butcher.. And I have just that butcher!! Ian in Earls Barton.. A superb butchers….. Read More ›
Sooooper Sunday lunch!
You remember the pie club joint? Turns out they also do Sunday lunch. Proper English Sunday roast.. We couldn’t wait! Mrs Fitz decided we were going at midday for first servings.. So off we drove.. We were the first and… Read More ›
Rice fry with Polish sausage and ham
My pal Jack Taylor has great polish family in his son in law.. I say great.. Never met them yet they made sure I got some hams and sausages on a recent trip back home.. So YES! They are great!… Read More ›
Sausages , bangers , links or snags..
Whatever you call them .. A good sausage is the business!! Every nation in the world has their own versions.. And most are stunning! Yet what about the bad ones.. Oooh they can be evil!! Poor quality meat.. If it… Read More ›
Beef rib supper..
Still going through the using up of that delightful Hereford beef .. So here goes it with another beef cooking!! (Going for turkey this Sunday , for a change!) Great beef seasoned with pimped up Mrs Middletons roscoff garlic oil….. Read More ›
Pork scratchings/cracklings.. Bad?
Ok.. There is a debate about crispy fried pork rinds.. And pretty much every pork eating nation has a version.. In England they are a nostalgic beer snack.. A snack that makes you either smile or grimace. Particularly the hairy… Read More ›
A Light Scottish Breakfast
From my good pal Jack Taylor.. Enjoy ya breakfast Jack.. Could have smoked that cheese with the gun,,, > > Thought I would step back in time where grease was the norm and cholesterol was never discussed. > > Took… Read More ›
Sausage rolls for a Fiesta..
Mrs Fitz needs to take something into work today for sharing.. So I helped out by making sausage rolls .. Umm with a couple of different touches.. First the sausage meat.. Having had my good pal Dave the butcher grind… Read More ›
Cottage pie.. Yeah y’all .. Cottage pie
” What do we want? ‘Cottage pie! “When do we want it? ‘NOW!’ Well at least that’s what I think I heard going on I my head.. X And who am I to let the side down? !!! So ….. Read More ›
Steak and nuggets ..turf and turf?
Ok.. Yesterday was surf and turf sandwiches.. This was all about turf and hmmm ahhhh ummmm turf? First a sirloin on the bone.. Simply cooked after rubbing with chilli salt and Bristol blend pepper.. Finished with butter .. Served with… Read More ›
Mrs Fitz Greek yoghurt bread
Mrs Fitz makes exceptional bread.. Truly exceptional.. Not often enough I reckons!! It’s hearth bread.. Proper homemade bread.. Equally delicious with butter, jam or meat.. A bread for soup of stew.. Toasted in the morning.. An almost cake like quality….. Read More ›
Lunch sandwiches.. Surf and turf kinda..
Easy lunch required .. Surf an turf.. Surf in the form of fish fingers for me .. And the turf was the last of the home-made burgers for Mrs Fitz. Let’s start with the fish finger butty.. I challenge anyone… Read More ›
Originally posted on Food Ninja:
As much as I was holding out for Camel Steaks or a roast, I gave in and bought the only Camel meat available at the supermarket, Camel Burgers. They were nice, reminded me of rump…
Lamb Chops cooked sous vide
Originally posted on Jack's Favourite Recipes:
I have been reading again some of Heston Blumenthal. I have flipped from disciple to atheist over the years. I decided to have another go with lamb chops. The recipe called for sous…
Chicken supper … The reggae boys never cooled be running huh?
What a shame .. The cool running guys chaps didn’t pull it off .. Pants.. Even wore my hat for the occasion.. Let’s out that to one not so fast occasion huh? Chicken supper.. A free rangey super chuck.. Plonked… Read More ›
Saturday night take -IN .. Indian foods
Saturday night take away.. A forgone conclusion and ritual for some.. A couple drinks.. ‘Bad’ telly vision and a take out.. Nice night by all accounts! How about a Take-in? Rather than out? Still went and and had a couple… Read More ›
Nandos.. Really? Yeah really ..,
Met up with some great pals that we haven’t seen for like AGES!! They were bringing their kids to the local mall to get new kicks.. (See down with the kids me !!).. So we took the opportunity to meet… Read More ›
Orange squash and sausage rolls
Late breakfast today.. The winds were strong last night and lots of fences are down round our way.. We seem to have been ok.. Fingers crossed.. Haven’t been out yet to see which trees have been brought down . Hope… Read More ›
Home made burgers.. C’mon you know they are great!!
Got some great reduced quality beef mince from the store that is actually not too bad to get to anymore.. Went easy on it .. Didn’t want to ruin the flavour .. So a drop of Worcestershire some chilli salt… Read More ›
Pie club.. A secret that needs to be told..
What’s the first rule of pie club?? Well this is different … You HAVE to talk about this pie club man!! Mrs Fitz heard about this from a pal.. Seems that it’s been going for ages yet we never knew….. Read More ›
Argey bargey .. Pakora or bhaji
What ever you call them sometimes it’s just what you need.. A great snack or starter .. And a fantastic drinks snack.. Even with a cup of sweet tea!! My Twodaddy (mamas father) made THE best ever and we used… Read More ›
Jacks Liver and onions
Not good for me the offal.. Just can’t do it.. Yet am sure this was delicious! From ol’ pal Jack Taylor > > Another offal post. I saw a pack of liver on the ‘to clear’ shelf in Tesco today… Read More ›
Fish cake sandwiches..
An suffering from fluey like symptoms.. No it is not ‘man-flu’ .. It is an annoying bugger of a thing.. A cheerey easy snack was required.. Something Valium inducing. Looking on the fridge of magic .. Ahaha!! Fish cakes,, righty… Read More ›
Use up rib roast beef and veggies with Pataks sauce
Use up time once more!! This time the rib of beef from Sundays delicious roast. Mrs Fitz had salmon with new potatoes and salad for lunch so we had some spuds left over too.. A quick look in the fridge… Read More ›
Homemade tortilla chips, pulled pork and fresh avocado salsa
Suppertime tonite was inspired by a post for baked tortilla chips.. Umm didn’t bake them though.. Ahem x Shallow kinda fried corn tortillas .. Tumbled in a spice mix of onion powder, garlic granules, some secret others.. Paprika, celery salt… Read More ›
It has to be the beef..
Sunday lunch means beef here in this house .. Why? Well for starters , it’s Mrs Fitz favourite .. And fit second I am very lucky to currently be in possession of a heap of wonderful Hereford rib joints.. I… Read More ›
Sausage Sarnie breakfast..
Well owning a those beautiful bangers can only mean one thing!! Sausage butties.. Here we go.. Take a few of the gluten free Lincolnshire bangers . Into a oven at 225, drizzled with mrs Middletons pimped chilli oil.. For 30… Read More ›
Jumping gyros batman!! Dancing doner! Sunday confession.. Fakeaway
It’s Sunday .. So a great time for confession.. My confession.. Umm well it’s not harming anyone.. I don’t think you can go blind from it.. ( I hope not anyways!!).. I just can’t help making the MOST frickin delicious… Read More ›
Super sausage Saturday !
Saturday turned into an afternoon of making provisions.. Firstly I bagged up all that pheasant for Mr Wentworth and Cora Murley.. Who both incidentally have decided that they are ‘off’ pheasant right now!! So into the freezer went 34 parcels… Read More ›
Pulled pork sarnies with oven spuds
Heavy duty meat day today.. Made three types if sausages, two kilos of kebab.. Will tell you all about it later.. So a simple supper if the pulled pork, in soft rolls, buttered of course! A salad of tomato shallot… Read More ›
Pulled pork hand
Do piggies have hands. Yup yes indeedy and it’s a great cut of meat for pulled pork and also your butcher should charge you hardly any money for it.. Well some money yet not pork prices!! So got this beautiful… Read More ›
I am not a pheasant plucker….
I am actually the son of a very esteemed chap .. Heck that’s for another day!! Went to my butchers to pick up a bunch of supplies for sausages and kebabs.. And a great hand of pork to cook in… Read More ›
Chorizo – esque sausage time!!
It’s Friday.. So happy Friday to one and all.. And to help celebrate this Friday I have made a couple of strings of Mr Fitz chorizo type cooking sausages. ., These in sheeps casings., a little harder to work with… Read More ›
Chicken miso noodle fridge soup
Chicken miso noodle fridge soup?? What is it? Ummm it’s raining, dark and cold.. So this is a “look around the kitchen and see what you can make soup”.. And a pretty neat number it turned out to be!! Took… Read More ›
Mrs Fitz steak pie..
I am a very lucky chap to be with Mrs Fitz.. After my journey back from Paris .. And a stupidly expensive cab ride home from the station.. (Dead battery meant I had to take a cab from the stand… Read More ›
Lunch in Paris ..
Needed to eat as last post!! Blood sugars crashing hard!! Saw a great gourmet burger truck outside in the street.. Stole the opportunity to purchase and snaffle.. A real good steak hache in a brioche bun.. Green stuff and tomatoes….. Read More ›
Military dinner in Paris
Went to the military officers building thing here in Paris … Good building.. Bad food.. Sorry I have to say it again .. Bad food A really strange starter of salmon trimmings with canned mandarins.. With a mascarpone coffee flavoured… Read More ›
Paris – the land of cakes..
Am in Paris for a quick jaunt.. Just a night .. That’s the bonus of the channel tunnel.. ! So quick posting is called for also.. Let’s talk cakes.. The French do do exceedingly good cakes and these eclairs are… Read More ›
We had a really long walk, for us, about 5 miles, It took us just over an hour. We felt great but took the bus back, using our senior bus passes. Feeling quite knackered after that so looked for something… Read More ›
Scotch eggs.. Duck egg!
You gotta love scotch eggs.. Well actually I think they are a love or hate kinda affair!! I like them .. And good ones are hard to find. So why not make them?? Far easier than you may think.. I… Read More ›
Those lovely parsnip legs!!
Hit asked for another shot!! So here you go!! Funny veg is cool .. Very cool
A great pair of parsnips
These parsnips were grown locally by a pal of mine.. These were superb !!! We ate their pals though.. Fresh homegrown parsnip chips.. Delicious !!
Steak pie … Perfect!!
Funny day today … Well not in that goodfellas kinda funny .. You’ll know the scene .. No? Easy then thats why the gods (fitting in everyone here) .. Gave us google right? Anyways .. Onto supper and a great… Read More ›
Balmoral Chicken with Clapshot and Creamy Whisky Sauce
I was wondering what to do with the Haggis left over from the Burns Night we had on 25th January and remembered a meal my son Gary served to us a few years back, Balmoral Chicken. So I searched the internet… Read More ›