every now and then Mrs Fitz has a real hankering for sweet and sour chicken.. It reminds her of her Mother Mary… And it has to be a jar of good ol’ Uncle Bens sauce.. ( although I did get… Read More ›
Month: January 2016
One pork belly two ways, roast and #texascrutchibs
here is a tale of two meals.. The first was simply roasted , rubbed with thyme and salt.. It’s a knarly crispy porky delight! Made prettier with a salad cup with cucumber and newmans dressing .. Wedges roasted along… Read More ›
Stunning Salt topside of beef / corned beef supper..
Gone all old school.. Well is it old school? Or is it actually just fantasticly simple tasty food? I am going for the latter.. This is not the canned beef the Argentinians send us.. This is corned or salt beef… Read More ›
Lamb tales again.. Asian pancakes
Still on the lamb! Decided to try make our own Chinese style pancakes to go with the lamb that I shredded and fried off with hoisin and garlic sauce along with an extra amount of ketjip manis.. And strips of… Read More ›
Leftover Freezer foraged lamb part one the classic shepherds pie..
ok.. Am starting this one as ever.. Let’s go through it one more time huh? Sheep related meat = shepherds pie Cow related meat = cottage pie Anything else meatwise = neither of the above .. Ok? 😶 Cool! With… Read More ›
Foraged Welsh lamb leg, salsa verde supper
welsh lamb is a fine thing.. Yet seeing how my godson lives in the weak valleys they never can get their hands on it at a readonable price! Weird huh? I guess that’s just how ‘trade’ works huh? This one… Read More ›
Leftover curry paratha / stuffed flatbreads
What to do with that leftover curry from the other day ? Turn them into something else of course! That’s the best thing with leftovers .. You get to turn them into new things! And what nicer than a stuffed… Read More ›
Turkey leg , Veg , an Rice, it’s a dogs dinner!
having pals that have animals is a great thing.. I scored these legs as a Christmas by-product from my pal Ben.. Roasted off.. Two of em., Chopped up.. Broken basmati rice cooked in the rice cooker. That broken… Read More ›
#tacosaturday pibli pork, turtle beans, chicken and sweet potato spiced rice…
That headline picture is a pal of mines money plant.. I have never seen one flower before! more freezer foraging! And it returns a few gems.. This tub of pulled pork with turtle beans gets an outing.. Defrosted and some… Read More ›
Mutton carrot curry and potato and peace curry
with freezer foraging in full swing this outing ended up with mutton.. There are a few unnamed items in there.. The first bag was just ribs.. Not really any meat on them at all. So another had to be found…. Read More ›
Burger, mash, cabbage an gravy
random words just thrown together? Sort of.. The burgers though were the excellent wagyu cross Angus variety.. The gravy was portabellini mushrooms with shallot, highgrove beef stock, a splash of hendersons and a shake of oyster sauce.. Super thick… Read More ›
Piggy laab namtock and spooning with Rosie sweet corn fritters
remember that belly pork that all got minced up? Well another of the things I made was laab namtock.. Thai kinda food.. Delicious in my book! Fried off with water.. It makes it lovely and soft.. Then the store bought… Read More ›
Dairypersons pie croquettes, togarashi long stem broccoli, balsamic glaze (leftover eats)
funny when you try thinking of names for posts.. Sometimes it’s much easier just to write out what it exactly was ! And this is exactly what it was.. That great veal cottage pie from the other day .. Sitting… Read More ›
Hand raised Pork pies from scratch
there is something about the pork pie.. Something that is just a treat.. Sure we have recollections of some horrors .. Yet I think the thoughts of the good ones far outweigh the negatives.. I have never made pork pies,… Read More ›
good thing about having loads of things cooked is the leftovers.. Just perfect for supper.. Fresh flatbreads made.. Chef Ping deals with the reheating.. And we just deal with the eating.. Perfect..
Chicken curry, veal kofta curry, mushroom and pea curry, carrot and brussel sprout curry, lamb kebabs, ghee buttered rice, yoghurt breads…
Now that’s a title huh? Well it is indeed all of the above.. So what first? Hmm Ok first the chicken.. It was marinated chicken breast.. Fried off hard then slathered in a #sharwoods sauce.. Simple and I have to… Read More ›
Veally nice Dairymans/persons pie
I have decided that this is to be called Dairymans pie.. Why? Well we all know that cottage pie is from Beef.. (The animals nearest the cottage..).. And that shepherds pie is from sheep (grazing in the fields ).. And… Read More ›
Rose Veal schnitzel , cauliflower cheese and root mash
first of all yes indeed you there is a distinct lack of vegetables in the following.. I make no apology for that.. Sure we could of had done fine French beans, some white asparagus (actually that would have been rather… Read More ›
Quick Turkey #Tacotuesday
it’s a simple as it reads.. First the turkey.. Which is stolen from some of the hounds stash.. (They are fantastic free range whole legs from a dear pal).. It’s already been roasted for them in the last couple of… Read More ›
Not humourus hummus
decided to make hummus.. It’s easy right? Take chickpeas.. Get Mrs Fitz to spend almost an hour skinning them … That’s a job that’s a nightmare yet worth it.. Still doing it! Then blitz with Tahini paste… Read More ›
Roasted smoked honey bacon , cabbage and potatoes -classic!
This is a classic.. A brilliant number.. You know what I loved it so so much .. Like seriously loved it! First the bacon, a slab of excellent blythburg bacon, smoked nearby.. Hard to lay your hands on.. Yet you… Read More ›
Lamb and chorizo cous cous, Harissa yoghurt and leftover wrap chips
having foraged in the freezer and found this piece of lamb fillet it cried out for a dusting of shawarma spices and mustard oil.. And the cous cous is made simply with chicken stock.. Some smuggled Moroccan spices ,… Read More ›
Swedish Korva sausage for #fiestafriday 101
jaunted across country today to catch up with my good pal Ben at the redborne school farm.. A couple of reasons.. One to pick up excellent turkey legs he kept me from the ones he culled for Christmas .( thats… Read More ›
Pie and two way peas
freezer foraging brought us a delicious steak and guineas pie.. It survived well in the freezer.. I did actually want to test how they froze for another one of my gooey eyed deers.. ( more on that soon!).. We know… Read More ›
Gone all veggie like..
It’s a meatless supper.. Yup you read that right.. A meatless supper.. Not too sure why.. Just fancied it.. Starting with a cauliflower.. Chopped up and roasted in cumin , Mrs Middletons pimped up chilli oil, garam masala, a pinch… Read More ›
More gyros kebab yiros doner !!
Originally posted on Cooking with Mr Fitz:
This has no become a bit of an obsession!! And have started playing with recipes.. This time have done one with pure mutton.. Yet adding fresh ground garlic, coriander, chilli and of course…
Spag bol – yeah spag bol
spagheeti bolognese.. This is not the red sauce from Bologna .. I have been there and had the ‘original’ .. And of course we have all had varients.. I actually quite like the excessive sweetness of that puppet dolmio family… Read More ›
Out with the old in with the new.. Happy ny16
A couple of suppers here.. Why? We’ll both too quick really to make a ‘regular’ post out of! First out with the old.. well this is kinda out with the old.. First some pulled pork hand foraged from the inside freezer….. Read More ›
All that veal? It’s a wrap..
So it’s over .. For now anyways.. Enough rose veal.. For now.. So last outing of the leftover roasted topside.. Chopped up.. Into an iron pan with carrot, shallot, Turkish pepper, Celery, herbs and cumin.. A dairy collective yoghurt… Read More ›
Veally nice topside stew and roast supper
a couple of stories here.. One outing of a great piece of topside of that rose veal.. First the stew.. As we all know stew gets better with age. So this was made with that in mind.. A simple stew… Read More ›
Real deal veal, pan yorky, chimichurri and garlic and rosemary crunchy roasties
what is it about eating young animals in New Year’s Day? Some sort of weird sacrifice number? Must be.. Normally lamb is eaten New Year’s Day round these parts.. We have gone for veal .. An often misunderstood meat.. Sure… Read More ›
Super rich butter and pig fat sausage Ruff puff rolls
some may read that and not be sure about it.. Must say that I could have written it differently .. Yet let’s not beat about the bush ( or pig pen!).. These fats are not bad for you in moderation… Read More ›