Had a great bit of Hereford beef for Sunday lunch. With all the trimmings., Yet that’s not for this post, this is about the leftovers! With great beef, a few spuds, carrot and swede mash.. It had to be a… Read More ›
Month: March 2014
Indian food three ways.. And a couple more.
Fancied some Indian style food .. With the help of the patak family it was easy.. These smaller packs of sauce they have created are very good indeed and just perfect for those quick suppers.. We have two kinds …. Read More ›
How to make seven boxes full of porky goodness ..
How to make seven boxes of porky goodness? Easy… Take a hand of pork .. I got mine from butcher Dave at a great price.. That’s him holding the crown of lamb for Mother’s Day.. And Yup! piggies also gave… Read More ›
Are you fed up of ‘snotty’ bacon.. This kind that leaves a watery gooey mess in your pan? Or maybe you are fed up of paying the ridiculous prices for so called artisan bacon? Widely available at farmers markets and… Read More ›
Chicken and chorizo fried rice
An back from my travels.. Back to rain, hail, sleet and fog.. Ah well .. Only for two weeks as then it’s off galavanting again.. Needed something comforty -4-tea.. I need to hit the store , so it’s another use… Read More ›
Home .. Sweet chuck home,.
Am home.. After my Arabian adventures worthy of a good novel.. Or at least some novel adventures! Having hurtled around the F1 circuit.. Flown sea planes.. Narrowly missed camels in the sand dunes whilst shooting hard liquor in. 4X 4… Read More ›
Mini tacos.. Poppadom ice creams..
Following on from the mini keema sliders .. That were indeed tremendous.. I just have to share with you the mini tacos.. Mini chilli tacos served with a guacamole ( not as rich as my homemade jobbie ) yet delicious….. Read More ›
Delicious keema ‘sliders’
Was lucky enough to experience these wonderful keema sliders.. Sliders? Maybe not .. Well little sweet rolls .. Built for me by a great chef in Abu Dhabi.. With a wonderful beef keema, great sauces and a sprinkle of chopped… Read More ›
Lebanese are good Lebanese is good..
Went for a Lebanese supper .. Now me and Mrs Fitz truly dig Lebanese food I think it rates in the top three for sure.. Hmmm what are he other two?? Must work that out sometime.. Anyhoo.. This is the… Read More ›
Monte/Monty Carlo beach club saadiyat island
Spent the day at the Monte Carlo beach club today.. It’s on Saadiyat island.. It’s a nice spot and ‘sister’ property to the one Monaco.. This one though is far more contemporary … To be fair there is nothing else… Read More ›
Dessert driving and eating under the stars
Ok.. Look I know that I spelt desert wrong ok? Forgive me.. Yet am being so well looked after and overloaded with food stuffs.. It’s possibly all I can think of! Was driven out to the dessert ( see there… Read More ›
Sea planes and lunch..
Well after my adrenaline fuelled morning.. And petrol fumes to be fair .. It was time to take to the air. From the sea!! A wonderful sea plane spin to see all over Abu Dhabi , is it not just… Read More ›
Breakfast and F1
Am staying at the very lovely Viceroy hotel on Yas island in an dhabi.. It is very lovely.. Overlooks the F1 track.. Well actually is part if the F1 track in a way. Now.. Finding your room is a little… Read More ›
Flying on Etihad to Abu Dhabi
Ok.. Mr Fitz off on his travels again.. This time back to Abu Dhabi On Etihad airlines.. Got into the lounge yet not the upgrade.. Ahh well .. Never mind I still got four seats to myself on economy and… Read More ›
Roast chicken supper..
You gotta love roast chicken right? Even better when you get one heavily reduced in Waitrose! Ok.. For sure there are a zillion recipes for cooking the perfect roast chicken . This is NOT one of them.. This one you… Read More ›
La Tasca lunch
Met a pal today for lunch.. Don’t often do that so was a nice change.. Or was it.. Ahhhh hmmmm! Well it was great to catch up with the pal and share some thoughts… We were going to eat in… Read More ›
Chinese beef curry ..
There is something about Chinese curry.. Much sweeter and deeper than Indian perhaps? ( someone is going to tell me different right?) .. A little hotter than Japanese curry, the kind used for Katsu curry.. And boy do I like… Read More ›
It’s gyros time!! Kebab, kebob, doner
It’s that time again.. Time to make delicious gyros once again .. Just in case you are not sure on the drill.. You could check out all my other posts on this full on fakeaway .. Or .. Instead.. Take… Read More ›
Much room for lunch?
In use up mode .. What is the big white box offering me?? The last of the Turkish pepper.. A white onion.. Some marinated mushrooms .. Some Jack cheese.. Right.. That’s it.. Fried off the onion and pepper.. Added the… Read More ›
Duck and Chinese rice fry
I like duck .. I forget how much I like duck to be fair.. We hardly ever have it. I also like ducks that are still alive., I think they are very cute indeed.. Maybe that’s why we don’t eat… Read More ›
Holy guacamole and ‘fresh’ chips to dip
Holy? Like in a religious way? Really? Well perhaps., I DID make it in St Patricks day .. Is it blessed ? Dunno yet tastes like it should be!! First the ‘fresh’ tortilla chips. Take store bought corn tortilla …. Read More ›
St Patricks last supper (for 2014)
Well there we go .. It’s over.. Time to put away the green dyes and clothes till next year.. Possibly nurse your heads a little.. Ahem.. Well what was the final supper? The fish pie for Mrs Fitz seemed to… Read More ›
Pea & potato croquettes for st Patricks day plus easy peasey guacamole
My pal lucysfriendlyfoods published a great recipe for potato and pea croquettes, I have been waiting for a time to make these and what better than st Patricks day!! I will be having these for my paddys day super later… Read More ›
St Patricks day fishy pie..
As mentioned before.. Am making Mrs Fitz a lovely fish pie for st paddys day supper.. So here it is!! I went to the store and got a handful of fresh mixed fish.. Made a good milky parsley sauce and… Read More ›
Happy st Patricks day – part one!
St Patricks day is here !! Yay! So of course it’s time to don your greens!! And it doesn’t matter ‘how far removed’ you are from your irish roots .. You have to roll ya sleeves up and get involved….. Read More ›
St Patricks day soda bread
This is Mrs Fitz’s wonderful soda bread.. Am not allowed the recipe.. She even mailed me the pictures post mixing!! Happy St Patricks day !!
Marle inn Sunday lunch ..
We decided to go for lunch again at the marle inn.. It’s a lovely sunny day so a perfect lakeside setting.. Mrs Fitz didn’t have breakfast in order to enjoy her lunch all the more.. I on the other hand… Read More ›
Turkey, stuffing, and cranberry ‘sausage rolls’
I had a thought .. It’s ok.. Don’t worry! I was thinking about what it would taste like to put turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce together in between puff pastry . Why was I thinking this? Dunno.. Just was. It… Read More ›
It’s Fiesta Friday at The Novice Gardener with Prudy’s Potato Chips!
Originally posted on butter, basil and breadcrumbs | simple. rustic. delish. recipes.:
It was Fiesta Friday over at Angie’s “The Novice Gardener” yesterday… AND…it was National Potato Chip Day. I hope that Angie can forgive my tardiness..but I really wanted to…
Breakfast sausages ..
With all these sausages hanging about it would be very silly indeed not to snaffle a couple for breakfast .. So I did!! Baked at 180 for twenty minutes or so.. Popped into a buttered soft roll. A dollop of… Read More ›
My Attorneys tea
Been a while since my attorney mailed me details of his supper.. And after a little confusion… Here is his supper.. It look great!! Minus the Parmesan if course.. Welcome back to cookingwithmrfitz !! > Grilled Pork souvlaki > Griddled… Read More ›
Cottage pie supper
Still in use up mode! Gone for the ultimate comfort food.. Well one if them at least ! Cottage pie .. Mmmmm even just saying it out loud makes you start to feel snuggled and dreamy.. cottage pie And I… Read More ›
Roast beef salad
Mrs Fitz’s lunch today was brought to us by the leftover roast beef from last night.. A simple salad of a good bag of store bought leaves.. Baby plum tomatoes, chopped red onion, Turkish red pepper and Turkish yellow hot… Read More ›
It’s a sausage fest in the kitchen..
Still on the use up campaign from the proteins ‘hunted ‘ from the depths if one if the freezers.. This is the tale of a shoulder of pork.. This porky protein has been in there hiding since before Christmas, so… Read More ›
Mid week (almost!) roast beef super supper!
Do you recall the various proteins I hoiked out of one of the freezers? Well this is the beefs turn.. It’s got to be roast beef.. A great piece of corner cut.. Simply dressed with chilli salt and my new… Read More ›
Still in use- up mode.. It’s a good thing to do every now and then and will be doing it for a while.. A quick check in one if the freezers has yielded a bunch of various proteins already!! Get… Read More ›
Soup and a Sanger .. Plus argee bargees
For lunch today it was a raiding of the store cupboard required , lots of work to do ! The store cupboards provided well .. A good tuna and sweet corn sandwich for Mrs Fitz, pimped a little extra with… Read More ›
Two simple suppers with leftovers
With leftovers? No sorry I mean usingleftovers… For us we recycled the lamb chops with more biryani , this time adding a yoghurt made with low fat natural yoghurt some roscoff garlic and some umami rush powder. Lovely yet the… Read More ›
Chilli, lime marinated steak sandwich
For Mrs Fitz’s lunch today, I hooked her up with a superpowered steak sarnie.. So called as it contained super ingredients! Chilli and lime marinated steak pieces, cooked hard and fast with chopped white onion and red Turkish pepper ….. Read More ›
I don’t care what the weather man says.. It’s BBQ time!
First BBQ of the season.. Just had to be done.. With all that kofte related products all I needed was the basic gift to humankind… Fire! (Cue the music!)… if you can recall a post from last summer I happen… Read More ›
Lamb ‘kofte’ style kebabs.. Yum!
Remember that great lamb mix I picked up from the butchers yesterday? With fresh ginger, garlic, onion, chilli’s & coriander /cilantro? Well today it got an extra pimping! Some secret kebab seasoning powder.. Some gram flour, medium pin head rusk… Read More ›
Chapli kebab , emergency food
We have arrived home after a long travel.. And it turns out that there had been a mini heat wave whilst we have been gone! You know that smell of heat you get when the plane door first opens.. The… Read More ›
East village chicken wings..
Final supper in Cork.. Just had to have chicken wings in the east village… They are superb ! Superb indeed ! With varying degrees of hotness, from mild to insane!! We had them all.. Well there was four of us… Read More ›
New breakfast item! = the McMrFitz breakfast bite
Mrs Fitz helped me invent what is a wonderful hotel breakfast snack at the Brehon this morning … Take three very nice hotel eggs .. Seriously these are very good hotel eggs.. Some brown toast.. Buttered .. A piece of… Read More ›
Dinner at the Brehon , Killarney
After a good wander around the 144 restaurants so called available in Killarney.. Yup 144 restaurants.. ONE HUNDRED AND FORTY FOUR!!! We got none.. None that we fancied eating in.. None that didn’t seem to feature anything that could be… Read More ›
A day getting an appetite..
After a good breakfast if possibly the best hotel eggs EVER! We Went for a long drive today as the sun was out .. A LONG drive!! Like six hours!! Took a car feet that was lovely.. Saw the most… Read More ›
Mexican birthday supper in Killarney
Here we are in rainy Killarney.. A lovely place to spend your birthday.. Even if it is raining huh? Thus is the Emerald Isle after all, so the rain is pretty important I guess.. Although just a little bit less… Read More ›
Birthday eve supper..
It’s my birthday eleven supper.. Actually am writing this in a very nice lobby of the hotel we are staying at in Killarney.. So it’s a little late.. Birthday eve? Why it’s as important if not slightly more than the… Read More ›
Falafel = not made often enough!
I forget how much I enjoy falafel… The crisp shell giving way to a herby spiced softy middle.. Served with crunchy salad and soft leaves .. With lovely tahini dressing and a drop of hot sauce.. It’s a great meal… Read More ›
My birthday eve & Auntie Nirmla Benji part two..
Ok.. It’s my birthday eve.. Anything special planned? Hmm gonna go see Ian the butcher .. See if he can hook me up a piece of something sweet for supper… In the meantime went to visit mama, and there was… Read More ›
It’s a dogs dinner! Or a dogs life?!
Right.. Outta dog food.. Well not out out per say . Yet the hounds are being fussy.. Oh no longer the super organic all bio superfood that costs more per can than a clowns happy meal.. Nor the super whole… Read More ›
Auntie Nirmla Benji ‘pancake day’ umm PARATHA day instead?
Ok , i know it’s shrove Tuesday , pancake day.. And just up the road from me is where the pancake race began!! Yet this post is a little different… I have an ‘auntie’ that I hardly ever see.. To… Read More ›
Cottage pie/shepherds pie.. Both groovy gravy
Which ever way around it goes this ( I shall call cottage pie) was lovely.. I had a call with my attorney whilst I was driving back from work on nasty roads.. At the end if it he mentioned that… Read More ›
Sausage hot diggidy dog rolls..
Remember those franks from the other day? The ones that didn’t turn out the best in the end? Well I did say I was going to turn them into sausage rolls and what better than when you are already full… Read More ›
Sunday lunch at the Marle inn..
Mrs Fitz decided it would be a good idea to go for Sunday lunch at the Marls inn .. And it was a great idea!! Our pal Ben joined us also.. He wasn’t 100% convinced that it was as good… Read More ›
Home made chilli, salsa and chips
We like chilli… Not the searingly hot kick your in the teeth and pull your pants down type though .. A nicer gentler variety! Ok, for sure there are a gazillion ways of making chilli’s.. Yet this one is quick… Read More ›
Chorizo sausages ..
To use up the last if the ground pork I did for the hotdogs.. I made chorizo.. I have indeed nailed this I must say.. They are not the hung and dried type.. These are cookers .. Wonderful juicy spicy… Read More ›
Hot dogs , frankfurters, fail…
I like hot dogs, I like them a lot.. Problem is I DON’T like what goes into most of them!! Ewwwww.. If you are lucky enough to be able to get good ones then well done you.. I decided to… Read More ›