Lunch… Good lunch… For Mrs Fitz.. Udon noodles with stir fry veg and chilli tuna steaks.. Simple indeed .. For moi? Long strip chorizo.. Fried..a lovely burford buff egg.. And a couple of chef ping chips.. Freeking delightful!! (Short post….. Read More ›
Month: July 2014
Mid week roast beef with trimmings !
That piece of topside has served well.. Three dinners .. !! This outing was a mid week roast .. Roast beef … Yeah… Mmmm… Yeah Mid week as well!! YEAH!! Now topside is not favourite roast.. Yet it works.. I… Read More ›
Supasweet onion bhajis/pakora/fritters
Whatever you like to call the delicious fried vegetarian snack that is onions , herbs and spices in a seasoned gram flour batter.. You have to admit they are great! These were made using that supasweet onion you can get… Read More ›
Beef kinda bourguignon
I found this big lump of topside in one of the freezers.. It’s not my favourite roasting joint and I had forgotten to portion it onto more manageable lumps! So a few things.. A chilli type affair.. That will have… Read More ›
Pie and chips twice.. Please..
Pie.. Mmmmmm.. Pie… What is it about pie that gives you a hug? Well done who first thought of pastry meets scrumptious filling.. Jolly well done! I had a couple of suitable entrants for the fillings.. One a beef kindabourguignon… Read More ›
Best steak supper! EE Lee& Sons steak
There is a particular cut if beef that I just love.. Go slightly potty for actually! I think it’s because it’s scarce . Just one strip of this on each beast.. It’s hard off me to locate.. Yet thanks to… Read More ›
Long chorizo sarnie=#latenitesnacking
You gotta love a late night snack.. That snack that says… I love you too.. This is for sure one of them.. Not the pint pot of icecream that I must admit to enjoying in the quiet hours… (Every now… Read More ›
Mushrooms and peas ‘curry?’ Give peas a chance!
Inspired by a post in the confusedbachwari’s site, I just had to make this dish .. We like peas.. I remember when Mrs Fitz first came to England from the emerald isles.. She wouldn’t go near them! Father Fitz made… Read More ›
Jamaican style patties/pasties
Having lots of kebab left over from the ‘Q’ the other day they couldn’t be thrown away.. I just couldn’t do that! Yet what to make? Hmmmm (ok I know that the title of this post gives it away.. Bear… Read More ›
Vegan (for sure) cauliflower fritters
These are vegan for sure.. I know they are.. I made em!! Something a little different yet tasty was required for lunch .. These are just that thing.. (And having bought a 50 pence cauliflower in the local coop.. )… Read More ›
An almost vegan supper..
Almost? Yeah I had some great chorizo with mine do I guess that throws it out right? But in essence this was a vegan supper.. Great rustic artisan bread.. Bought from the Celtic bakery.. On the turn as I bought… Read More ›
Who doesn’t dig a samosa huh? Or any small triangle pastry snack deep fried till golden and crisp.. The only type I don’t get are the cheese related ones.. Simply because I don’t dig cheese ! These ones? That wonderful… Read More ›
Rasta kebabs ? Lebanesey flat bread
Why call these Rasta kebabs? Well I was going to call the Rasta-bation kebabs yet though that was a bit rude sounding.. All though they have been ‘basted’.. ? Rasta just due to the red yellow (gold) and green peppers….. Read More ›
Baked potatoes with leftover chilli
Baked potatoes .. when you just need something that’s gonna work without much work.. Who cannot love the baked potato? Not the anaemic chef ping alone jobbies.. That’s just nasty.. A baked potato needs to have an element of bakedness… Read More ›
No bean chilli and iberico pork fat breads
No bean chilli? Huh? It’s pretty easy really.. We are out if beans.. So that means a meatier number instead.. Ho-Humm… Now I am not going to get into fantastic details nor talk about the myriad of what should shouldn’t… Read More ›
Breakfast lamb curry with nigella breads
Is it wrong to have the delicious curry you made for the following mornings breakfast? Do you have to have cereals, smoothies, toast and pastries and the like? Nah not in my book.. We have all must have eaten last… Read More ›
The Marle inn lunch (a review)
Hadn’t been to the Marle inn for a good while.. And having a meeting with my attorney and a colleague prompted a visit for lunch.. It’s blinkin hot so we couldn’t sit outside for long.. Just melting.. So inside we… Read More ›
Mr Fitz lamb ‘curry’ and olive oil breads
The car? That’s my pal Peters red corvette.. But the ‘curry’? It would be good to know what this dish would actually be called.. Yet probably it wouldn’t have a name.. Why ? Because I make it up each time!… Read More ›
Soft tacos, surf and turf?
I needed soft tacos .. Like really needed soft tacos.. Why? I think it’s because we haven’t had that type of food for a while.. And the weather has been so muggly hot something like soft tacos were perfect.. Also… Read More ›
Yakatori duck rolls and easy peas -ey rice
Duck is lovely… I reckon so., it’s a bit of a weird one for me as I really like the cute looking things in the wild! Yet duck meat is very good indeed.. These were three gressingham legs bought on… Read More ›
Doner kebob/kebab/gyros and chips please..
Sometimes you just can’t beat a great fake-away.. And this seriously takes some beating! First the mix.. Gone for pork and beef as I have a pal that doesn’t do lamb too well and I wanted to give them some… Read More ›
Roast lamb stuffed mushrooms
Having had the family over for a while it’s been lovely.. It has also meant that we have been cooking hard.. Good news? Great leftovers!!! This is the leftovers from a leg of lamb .. Stuffed with anchovies, garden rosemary… Read More ›
Mr Fitz goes POP!
Remember that elderflower champagne? The one made from the hedgerows in our garden? So simple the recipe.. Scarily simple! Elderflower heads.. Sugar.. White wine vinegar (just a splash)..lemon juice and rind and water.. That’s it! No yeast? Nope no yeast….. Read More ›
Quick Wholemeal Bread
Originally posted on goodfoodseeking:
I had made the wholemeal bread a few months ago and it turned out ok, I had made that with just plain wholemeal flour, so today I thought I’d try this one to compare.. So,I guess…
Spring rolls and Padron peppers
These spring rolls are so easy and tasty it’s shocking! A good quality bag of stir fry veg.. snip snip snip scissors through it to stop it being so chunky .. I added ham.. of course! You can leave it… Read More ›
Roast beef and prudys batatas fritas, feta, mint and peas
Gotta love roast beef.. A good bit of roast beef always goes down a treat.. We have family over so this made for a great sharing supper.. I had to cook the beef for just a little longer than I… Read More ›
The mighty pasty!
Behold the mighty pasty! Again not going to go into the ‘historics’ of the pasty nor the consistent battle of ingredients and cultural differences! Sheesh! Who would figure that it was so complicated to just write about a handheld ‘turnover’!!!… Read More ›
Simple steak supper
Such a simple delight this steak supper.. Sometimes it’s best just to let the meat do the talkings .. Starting with a very fine cut of steak from butcher Dave.. Aged beautifully The only thing with it was there was… Read More ›
Porky goodness.. Ribs!
Feeling all American .. The wings were great .. after wings though must come ribs.. A great rack of ribs from butcher Dave.. Got him to whip off that paper like piece on the underside .. it’s really worth doing… Read More ›
Chicken wings- buffalo style
What is it about chicken wings? There is just something that makes them so good to eat.. Considering they are not used to fly just to flap about.. Me and my attorney were in Niagra one time and gazed longingly… Read More ›
Easy fish pie & Christmas turkey nuggets
Fish pie.. Some people just dig it.. I don’t.. So I made this for Mrs Fitz.. I have been hard gardening.. Like seriously hard.. Why mention it? Because I ache like a big achy thing.. (Getting there though, the ‘vision… Read More ›
Double baked potatoes
Double baked spuds are the best .. I reckon so anyways.. Rubbed with mrs Middletons Lebanese pimped herb oil . Dusted with fine sea salt , skewered and into the oven on the rack ., They would to be fair… Read More ›
Last of the Sunday beef= katsu curry
So let’s figure this out.. Four big beefy ribs.. Very cheap.. Have so far yielded : Two big Sunday suppers.. 7 pasties.. Delicious.. (Two given away to a chap that had leant me an extension lead.. ), two left for… Read More ›
Sunday beef leftovers = pasties!
Those beef ribs were stunning.. Truly tender and so so delicious.. A seriously great piece of beast.. So to give them a second outing .. (That’s always the best thing about leftovers!).. Have gone for pasties.. Ok.. There is always… Read More ›