Month: June 2015

Salad days.. Part two morrocan carrots..  

Again on this salad trip.. And it’s a flavourful taste-full adventure for sure! Again taking inspiration from my blogger buddy Le petit paniere..  http://lapetitepaniere.com/2014/01/22/zrodiya-bel-kemoun-and-khobz-tajine/ Carrots.. Chopped and boiled.. In a pan add olive oil.. Harissa and cumin.. Warm that up….. Read More ›

Homemade butter 

yeah you read that right..  Homemade butter !!!  I tasted these wonderful sweet potatoe rolls in john Lewis .. Not in the cafe . In the demonstration area.. I love those things! ( missed the Magimix one ) ( don’t… Read More ›

Chicken tandoori stylee

i gotta say.. Chicken tandoori or tikka style is my favourite way of eating chicken.. I love the taste .. Simply delightful.. A wonderful invention and thanks to the wonderful ready mixed spice you can get that are excellent it… Read More ›

Sunday roast beef

We haven’t had a ‘proper’ Sunday roast lunch for ages.. So it was high time we did..  Mrs Fitz went awalking with her pal and the hounds.. Over 10k country walk!  That gave me plenty of time to get a… Read More ›

Fish, chips & podded peas 

as you probably have realised by reading my posts..  Fish doesn’t really feature.. I struggle with it.  There is one way of getting me to eat it though. Fried of course! (Even then it’s not really happening..)..  When I was… Read More ›

Cooking with leftovers 

chicken tikka .. That lovely one from the other day..  Half a pink onion left in the fridge.. Fried off with ginger and garlic..    Added the chopped chicken..   Adding butter ..  And the bit of canned Karson saag….. Read More ›

Sesame lamb ribs

Ribs.. It’s a weird one really.. I think you can’t get more ‘meaty’ than ribs..  Not in the quantity of actual meat yet more like the gnarly bone sucking thing that goes on.. I like em .. Mrs Fitz doesn’t…. Read More ›

It’s a steak out! 

We are on steak-out.. (cooking steak outside!)..  Oh! I getcha! The spellings gave it away huh?  Ahh well ! Take a wee looksie at these!!    Now this a cut that I have had my young butcher Rib working on… Read More ›

Ribs! Glorious ribs!

love em or hate em.. Ribs is just one of those things that makes me smile.. I like em.. Don’t eat them enough really.. Bad ribs are really bad.. Good ribs are excellent!  These ribs are loin ribs.. And will… Read More ›

Cauliflower tempura

This deserves its own place on cookingwithmrfitz.com A cauliflower.. Floretted.. ( is that a word ? Yeah it is .. I say so.. )..   Some asofetida added.. With some Urfa pepper..  Then into the tempura batter mixed up with… Read More ›

Morrocan carrots

As promised here is the post on those delicious morrocan carrots..  These are wonderful carrots .. Scottish.. Delicious.. Simply chopped and boiled with sugar and salt.. ( more caster sugar than salt).. About ten minutes is perfect.. Then adding harrisa… Read More ›

Middle Eastern inspired lamb

With a shoulder of lamb that needed cooking we turned to flavours of the East.. Thinking sweetness and sourness with some heat and lip smackingness..    Pomegranate sauce over the slashed shoulder.. Urfar pepper, coriander and herbamare salt.. Mrs middletons… Read More ›