Well shucks I didn’t know what to call this fabulous dish! Well apart from freakin off the chain awesome perhaps? Hmm mebbe not.. I scored a pressure king pro .. those TV ads got to me .. that’s what happens… Read More ›
Wild garlic jerseys, spring lamb choppies, purple sprouting broccoli.. bye bye winter!
Fabulous lamb chops with wild garlic watercress & green onion jersey royals.. fine meat & at least two veggies
Easter Tandoori time!
There is something just wonderful about tandoori cooked meats.. that spicyesque flavour.. slightly burnt although still juicy and tender.. And this was a lovely treat after an afternoon clearing the garden .. starting with the meats.. baby .. ahem ok… Read More ›
‘Turk-esque’ piad pizza type wrap thingy
Well shucks I didn’t know quite what to call it.. if think the base as being a Turkish pizza.. basically lightly spiced ground meat in top of a pizza base only thinner and not crispy? Confused .. hmm possibly.. well… Read More ›
Forty three festive lamb chops ‘pie’
Forty three? Hmm maybe forty five or more.. either way there was a heap.. why so many? Leftovers from a catering gig! First the potatoes, chermoula paste smudged all over the slices.. Chopped garlic and some caper juice too.. Then… Read More ›
Quick fire posts no1 minty lamb chops mashy and veg or meat and at least two ..
A couple of quick fire posts popping up now.. first up.. sheesh it’s a getting cold I tells ya.. cold indeedy, we are getting ice in the morning.. frosty crispy sparkly icey crystals.. Time for a leetle comfort eating.. And… Read More ›
@meatopiauk time to meat up with a great pal..
now I have this excellent pal of mine.. You know the kinda pal that you don’t have to keep a close contact with to know that you are both totally there for each other whenever you may need it? I… Read More ›
Baby button mushroom and flageolet ‘curry’ with pooris
minus the freezer foraged hogget curry https://cookingwithmrfitz.com/2016/05/22/the-great-freezer-disaster-hogget-agogo this would be a fantastic vegan/ vegetarian number.. Oh and also I suppose omitting the whack of ghee that makes it so damn tasty! Simple to make.. It’s one of those homey feeling… Read More ›
beef and pulled hogget Chilli nachos
good chilli this.. Starting by browning the meat. adding a can of smuggled sliced jalapeños .. A big squidge of tomato purée.. A great shake of smuggled chilli and lime powder … I need to get back to Mexico soon! … Read More ›
A good walk and vegetarian week
we had an excellent walk the other day.. A good six miles of fields, woods and pastures… And to start celebrate the national vegetarian week what better than a roast chicken? (Well I am sure that the chicken was… Read More ›
Sausage making time! (And hogget chops, jersey royals and purple broccoli)..
Whenever I need a good think about things.. Sausage making helps me through it! You can see a bunch of them here! https://cookingwithmrfitz.com/?s=Sausages&x=0&y=0 These ones I am making with great chipolata style skins .. and a mix of old English… Read More ›
Moroccan hogget curry type thingy with zatar breads … Really rather tasty!
As the weather is not so great.. Well it’s very sunny yet my oh my is it cold! ( the heating gets sneakily popped back on when Mrs Fitz doesn’t notice.. ).. That means a stew type affair.. Going Moroccan… Read More ›
Hogget chops and #jerseyroyal potatoes meat and three veg!
Right First lets get something clear.. Potatoes really really really do count as a veg.. So this makes three .. This is our second outing of the fantastic #jerseyroyal potatoes.. they do seem to be a bit early this year….. Read More ›
Simply baked spuds, masala beans, mutton chilli…
Having a good stash of leftover foodstuffs in the freezer is always a bonus.. and having found one of Mrs Fitz’s excellent mutton chillies then that’s supper sorted! The potatoes are simply stabbed up , rubbed with olive oil and… Read More ›
Morroccan hogget chops, first season #jerseyroyal potatoes, Chinese greens
I get really excited when the first jersey royal potatoes arrive in the store.. If you are unaware of the magic of these potatoes have a look at this link here.. http://www.jerseyroyals.co.uk/about-jersey-royals.aspx You may know the variety as international kidney… Read More ›
Calcutta brasserie a review , not paid yet free food …
so I get asked kinda out of the blue by a local PR agency if I wouldn’t mind popping along to the Calcutta brassiere in the historic market town of stony Stratford .. Sure says i why not! Now I… Read More ›
Lovely leftover lamb lasagna
how many more ‘L’s could I get in that title huh? With Easter lamb leftovers just begging to be used up.. It’s chopped up and defatted .. then added to a great passata and some smuggled Italian herbs.. Sheets… Read More ›
The Easter hogget, wild garlic salsa verde baby potatoes, sage and onion Yorkshire pud, bacon wrapped wedges and veggies with Hungarian salami.. YEAH!
easter lunch.. a lovely tradition. And of course it simply has to be lamb, well this is to be precise, hogget.. Hogget? A sheep that is over one year old.. this one was one year and one week to be… Read More ›
Easter BBQ time (first of the year)
In the mighty song words of don jennon.. So this is Easter… (Was superceded by the much more popular Beatle boy who changed it to a more defined Christian holiday..😉).. Anyhoo it’s ‘alam’ eating time.. Thanks to my good pal… Read More ›
Optigrill frenched lamb chops, whipped cream potatoes, French lamby peas and carrots
So we have this optigrill.. Have you seen them? http://www.tefal.co.uk/Optigrill?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=Optigrill_Purchase We have had it a while.. It was originally to replace the toasted sandwich maker .. These things happen huh? 😶 It’s pretty neat.. Very tevhy looking! Funky lights tell… Read More ›
Good for your Heart pressure cooker Italian mutton stew with loads of veg and rosecoco beans, #speedysuppers
winter dishes abound.. And comfort food required to feed the soul and bellies.. And using something like mutton would normally require a huge amount of time to cook down.. Step up to the plate with the pressure cooker.. Pressure cooking….. Read More ›
Mutton leg Keema extra, flame roti’s
keema.. Wonderful.. To be honest any ground meat dish is really quite nice.. Yet let’s make sure it’s good meat though right?.. It makes all the difference! And not the scraps.. ( although hey they have a place in my… Read More ›
Easy Veggie samosas using leftovers
samosas are one (or a few!)of those wonderful things in life.. Well I think do anyways .. Please don’t add corn though.. That’s just all kinds of wrong.. 😕 First the pastry.. Really simple, using two types of flour, sponge… 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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
A couple of curries
just a couple of curries for supper.. First one I am trying out this jar of Rajasthani sauce.. Trying to recreate that wonderful food we had on our fantastic Indian adventures.. A new one on me was to first fry… Read More ›
Muttoned up.. supper time..
Returning home meant a lack of meat in the house.. And I have been quite down in my meat quota. Problem is that my Volvo spectacularly self destructed prior to us starting our Indian adventures.. So no car! (Mrs Fitz… Read More ›
First Jaipur supper -trust me it’s darn good indeedy!
so after what was probably the quickest flight we have ever taken (minus a quite mad internal customs number for a domestics flight in Delhi!.. Don’t even go there., )., We arrive in Jaipur., we are staying at this great… Read More ›
And so it begins.. Indian adventures
ok … Game faces on.. First the flight over.. Sometimes travel is so tough.. Ho hum.. Now you have to excuse the weird lighting.. Blame the airline.. It’s a bit like sitting in a strange club… An upper class club… Read More ›
Didn’t know what to call this until my pal across the pond in sunnier climes suggested it! There we go.. Happy ‘shanksgiving’.. Love it’ It takes a while and start off with some great shoulder shanks.. These are probably best… Read More ›
Gyros, doner kebab, doner time, elephant legs… Straw fries, easy yoghurt bread..
haven’t made gyros for ages.. And using up stuff prior to our Indian adventure is providing some excellent indoor foraging.. This pulled up some beef and pork mince.. Stashed away in August .. and some mutton burgers from redborne school… Read More ›
Welsh lamb curry two ways
welsh lamb curry? Well it’s not a welsh recipe.. It’s Welsh lamb.. Some bits hacked off one of those great legs I managed to score a while back.. Defrosted and fried off.. First one will be a bhuna ala… Read More ›
Freezer finds -injun
we are running down the freezers in anticipation for our trip .. So what did we find? (Ok so the title may have led you there a little huh?!) A little keema made by Mrs Fitz for a pal of… Read More ›
Welsh Shepherds pie with three veg mash & purple sprouting broccoli spears -welcome to comfort food!
Let’s start with that constant reminder.. Shepherds pie is with lamb or sheep.. Cottage pie is with beef .. Any other mix is like hmm .. New build pie? Perhaps? Dunno.. Anyhow let’s not focus there right now. Let’s look… Read More ›
Welsh lamb leg supper
i manage to score done great welsh lamb legs.. About half the price.. And right now all that kinda thing helps! So I broke two of them down freezing the bits for stews and citrus and kebabs.. And minced up… Read More ›
Use up supper , although tasty as ….
stuff to use up.. Sometimes one of the greatest moments in the kitchen.. This was one of those .. Some tandoori chicken needing cooking.. So into the pan with water and extra thyme.. It’s a great way of cooking chicken….. Read More ›
Lamb chops two ways
having picked up this fantastic rack of lamb from me pal Ben @redbornefarm I decided to chop it up into chops.. Reasoning being that Mrs Fitz had made an excellent chermula (morrocany type sauce thingy).. And these chops were… Read More ›
Proper Irish lamb stew?
Ok.. So there are a zillion ways that people tell you to make Irish stew… As Mrs Fitz is 100% Irish it makes it even more difficults.. This is my version for this outing.. First there should be far more… Read More ›
firstly let me tell you I have been waiting to attend this event for ages.. I missed it two years in a row.. Yet for my birthday back in March Mrs Fitz bought me an excellent gift of not only… Read More ›
Friday night Chinese fakeaway
now Mrs Fitz is not the biggest fan of Chinese food and we don’t really eat it that often.. Yet sometimes when you get a hankering for summat.. And this was one of those hankerings.. And what better to make… Read More ›
Welsh lamb chops two ways .. And the BEST chips ever!
Having managed to score a red ticket number on some wonderful Welsh lamb chops.. It’s was what to do with them? Hmm hmmmm hmmmm.. Ok.. Start by using up some glaze that I had that needed using.. Pimping it with… Read More ›
Tasty Things with minced/ground lamb..
I was lucky enough to have access to a few kilos of lamb.. Great quality with a good fat to meat ratio.. And we all know that’s all important! So what to make? There is a Thai dish we really… Read More ›
Spit roast lamb breasts , salsa verde, pico de gallo & piada
I suppose this was born outta part-inspiration .. Inspiration by watching the excellent Rick Steins adventures.. Venice to Istanbul .. A great show not just the food yet the sheer obvious pleasure he gets from watching it get made.. And… Read More ›
Aiming for lebanesey type of supper..
Am thinking lebanesey type affair for supper.. Or at least around those parts.. First some salad of aubergine and peppers.. All grilled .. When good and soft and blackened .. Left to cool While the onion fried in… Read More ›
Rose harrisa cous cous, lamb shoulder fillet & inspired aubergines , fresh pomegranate ,In lettuce cups..
Inspired by my blogger pal at: http://lapetitepaniere.com And the fact that I had an aubergine ( remember there is no such thing as an eggplant 😏) Plus Mrs Fitz reminding me that we haven’t had cous cous for an age….. Read More ›
Rack o lamb with herby sauces.. and brilliant new season potatoes , oh and a loaf of bread..
Having this great rack of lamb from my pals at redborne school farm.. Trimmed up.. Then after deciding that I had not played with my food enough.. Trimmed some more.. Maybe a little too much! Yet that’s… Read More ›
Merguez and really rather nice chips
as some will know I adore merguez.. It’s right up there in the world of sausages .. Right up there.. These ones are crackalackin.. As ever with lamb casings they can often decide to burst on you if they… Read More ›
Mutton curry thingy … ( it’s got lots in and travelled the world of flavours..
I had this great leg of excellent mutton from redborne school farm.. Check the price out! Brilliant huh? So what to do.. ( yeah ok so the title of the post gives it away somewhat huh? 😉).. Looked at… Read More ›
Lamb rib & spinach curry thingy
So I had these lamb ribs.. Originally destined for a marinade and into the grill.. Yet needed to do something for supper.. So trimming them up or is that down? The bones and funny bits going straight to the… Read More ›
Lamb shank surprise! and freaked up bread..
the good thing about the way we cook is that often it provides meals way past the event.. This one is a great freezer find.. https://cookingwithmrfitz.com/2015/05/12/mrs-fitz-harrissa-lamb-shanks/ Jolly well done Mrs Fitz! Defrosted and into a pan with a little extra… Read More ›
Leetle T-bone lamb choppies BBQ’ued
Having got the Middle Eastern butcher to run these through the bandsaw to get them as thin as possible..taking off the tail yet leaving a perfect little T.. I hit them up with the linghams sauce.. Garlic, chilli, ginger… 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 ›
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 ›
Steak , lamb and hasslebacks
bone in sirloin.. Lamb fillet.. Meets hot fickle fish anchovy butter..(remember that stuff?).. https://cookingwithmrfitz.com/2015/05/11/fickle-fish-anchovy-butter/ Lovely buttery foamy goodness.. Add the meats.. Cook kinda quick…leave to rest.. Ahha.. In the meantime also slice through the red potatoes.. … Read More ›
Last kebabs in Istanbul..
ok don’t panic! Stay cool!! There are more left for other people.. Yet Is this really the last kebab? We’ll probably joy yet it is indeed for now the last kebab in Istanbul .. So where to have this mon-u-ment-us… Read More ›
Persian mutton with fougasse
ok.. Countdown is on.. Istanbul here we come .. So let’s eat things like what we think we may get? Perhaps.. With some cans left over and open ( minus the ‘snotty’ one! This turned out pretty darn nice.. Admittedly… Read More ›
Mrs Fitz harrissa lamb shanks
The slo-cook Revolution continues! Mrs Fitz produces another winner .. Very happy indeedo.. This winning dish is lamb shanks in harrissa .. Rose harrissa ., and a bunch of other stuff too! First the red ticket lamb shoulder shanks.. Always… Read More ›
Mrs Fitz mutton curry
mrs Fitz doesn’t get to do much of the cooking round here.. Yet when she does it’s always a winner.. I think perhaps because she is pretty precise and won’t go off the tracks! Take the spices for this mutton… Read More ›
pomegranate molasses lamb chops
After marinating those lovely lamb chops in all kinds of great things! https://cookingwithmrfitz.com/2015/04/26/skirtlamb-chopsongletpancetta-salad-corn-muscat-pin-berries/ It meant we still had a bunch left over.. (Still have the Chimchurri skirt too yet that’s for another meal!).. So with the addition of extra pomegranate… Read More ›
Skirt,lamb chops,onglet,pancetta, Salad & corn , Muscat & pin berries..
huh? Is that just a random collection of words? Nope! It was a flavour feast! First off, the small bit of onglet chopped with pancetta threaded onto bamboo skewers olive oil and Lebanese herbs to flavour.. They made… Read More ›
Easy injun meet Mr Singh
I came across this product as we were shopping in a store we don’t often go to ..like once/twice a year max!).. So a nice meander through the pretty aisles brought me to this product.. I am a sucker for… Read More ›
Bbq mix up meats
well the season seems to be starting.. The wonderful wisps of charring things.. My attorney has started grilling a day early this year according to his records.. That must be a reflection on the earths movements , weather change type… Read More ›
Kinda Lebanesey food I suppose
I think this classes as lebanese food .. Perhaps.. I originally wanted to make turkish pizza .. So the dough made up.. Water flour yeast stevia olive oil and salt.. It rose well.. A bit too well ! Gloopy… Read More ›
St patricks day redborne lamb stew
Well it’s here again.. Paddys day.. Slainte!! And of course it needs to be something ‘eorish’ for tea.. First the meat.. I finally went and had a visit to see Ben at redborne, he’s got a great thing going on… Read More ›
Last supper in Bhukara Ajman UAE
Another day spent on the beach.. Ooh.. Hang on.. Another great arabic breakfast of foul medames and breads .. With kibbeh.. Those lovely crispy meaty snacks.. Yummy!! They day was lovely we even took a swim in the sea.. And… Read More ›
Bhukara again! Maharajah kebabs
Awoke to the wonderful sounds of the Arabian Sea.. Mrs Fitz still not well though. A nasty cough and a stiff neck.. So a day in the sun is needed indeed! So we spent the day on the beach.. The… Read More ›
Breakfast and Indian BBQ Ajman UAE
Woke up to a windy day.. The sea still so pretty though.. And c’mon with the weather back home? Brrrr.. 🙈 A great breakfast of arabic? Foul medames with breads .. Delicious! A good days chill in a hammock cabana… Read More ›
Bukharah at Kempinski Ajman (injun bbq)
What a place! Great deco and all that yet lets talk food right? Everything is done on the tandoors they have.. Like everything! They even have a tandoori salad! (Umm that’s about it for the veggies i think!).. Ooh no!!… Read More ›
Shepherds pie sans truffle!
Ok.. Am feeling just slightly truffled out.. Decadence can only last so long huh? 😉 So a lovely shepherds pie is just the ticket as we both have chills and coldesque type shivers at the moment.. Don’t forget that shepherds… Read More ›
14 hour magical mutton /shepherds pie
Fourteen hours? Yup.. Let’s press the play button .. Still having a mutton vibe i cooked this shoulder down in red wine , seasonings and some star anise , fresh thyme.. Probably more things and cinnamon (scared it may go… Read More ›
We are lucky enough to be able to get our hands on good mutton.. And after all that chicken something needs to change! Mutton is a great meat yet does need a lot of cooking.. So is very suited for… Read More ›
92 year old lamb stew
Ninety two year old stew? Huh? Well it was a neck of lamb stew I made to take to eat with my 92 year grandfather .. Defrosted the neck.. That’s on the defrosting plate I got .. It’s brilliant! Fried… Read More ›
Mutton chop curry and failed naan
Well fiesta friday is in fine swing! And I still have an abundance of mutton chops.. Must be time to make a curry.. ! Easy peasey.. Fried Spanish onions .(I love brown Spanish onions..). The chops added too.. Then a… Read More ›
New Year’s Day mutton chops 1002 posts!
Well there we go it’s another year over, and a new ones just begun! ( there may be a song in that ..).. So happy new year to all.. Let’s all agree that 2015 will be much nicer than 2014….. Read More ›
Chapli style kebab & lavash bread
Lovely soft lamby kebabs.. Yummmmmm.. I love kebabs.. They have to be good though , the meat of a good quality for starters. And not left sitting around too long.. Also I do think they need to be flavoured.. Sure… Read More ›
Pat makes sausages welsh dragon & merguez-esque
I couldn’t let my godson Patrick leave our house without him making sausages.. First the style? Two types .. The first for supper.. Welsh dragon.. British Belly pork ( of course all our meat is antibiotic free and grass at… Read More ›
Back in eire’..
We are back in the Emerald Isle.. Tiny planes fly here!! (Those great looking grapes are wonderful as a breakfast snack on the train to the plane!).. Still it’s lovely weather . Cold yet bright and lovely.. Lunch was just… Read More ›
Steaks & Chops & Padron peppers
Steak and chops for supper… Yeah! The chops? Lamb.. Great deal on lamb at the moment in the UK.. I heartily suggest buying it and enjoying it , you could always freeze some too.. Although why not just hook yourself… Read More ›
Mrs Fitz lamb stew..
With the travel over for a couple of weeks it’s nice to reset the body clock properly.. The cold weather has definitely appeared, which is quite nice as you get to wear your cold weather articles.. Seeking the scarves and… Read More ›
Wholemeal puffys & sprouts & keema
These puffys are my new best friend.. They are so light and flavoursome.. Mrs Fitz is loving them too! This outing was a wholemeal affair.. Strong Canadian wholemeal flour.. (A little plain to lighten the load..).. Yeast , salt, and… Read More ›
Lamb & spinach curry & Lebanese puffys
We had some friends popping by tonite.. Just on their way through whilst travelling.. I cannot let people pass through our house without feeding them! So a ‘help yourself , family style’ offering was required.. Lamb and spinach curry is… Read More ›
Balsamic lamb chops & attorneys bouloungere potatoes
A classic dish? I suppose kinda.. An autumnal comforter? Definitely … After discussions with my attorney about potato dishes he reminds me of boloungere potatoes.. That classic French number that would have gone into the butchers ovens at the end… Read More ›
We are supposed to be having an Indian summer.. I think we have been on another channel.. We seem to have missed it.. So instead we are having an Indian supper.. Lucky I made all of this prior to spending… Read More ›
Cott -herds pie ? Huh? Ok let’s try it this way around lam-tage pie? You there yet? Some help? Well seeing as shepherds pie is lamb based and cottage pie is beef based this is a hybrid.. Why? First off… Read More ›
Lamb stew-esque and dumplings
It’s time to start making stew.. With the nights drawing in .. Although the problem is the weather is still pretty wonderful! So this is going to be in the freezer ready for that time of need.. To be honest… Read More ›
Rack of lamb = meat & spuds
Rack of lamb… A rare treat .. I have no idea why it costs so much..? We had a crown of lamb one year for Christmas many moons ago . It was the days before camera phones.. I wish we… Read More ›
Lamb choppies with..
First of all who doesn’t like lamb chops,? Hands up.. Ummm .. Hmmm .. Ok. Apart from the obvious vegan/vegetarians .. ( least we forget that the lamb itself was one of them.. Ahem ).. And what better than those… Read More ›
A mezze of sorts
We needed to put some sunshine food back on our table.. what better than a selection of lovely bits and pieces? Of All kinds! Sitting comfortably? Then let’s begin.. Starting with a carrot dish..Zrodiya bel kemoun (recipe by my virtual… Read More ›
Barnsley chops with brown rice miso butter
Behold the Barnsley chop.. !! That wonderful although very honest when you look at it double chop from the nicest of lambs .. You can see how it sits on the back of the animal.. A thick double chop.. Don’t… Read More ›
Lamb hotpot = food hug
Food hugs required in the Mr & Mrs Fitz home.. The kind of hugs that just wraps you up and holds you tightly .. Let’s you know that things will be ok.. And they will.. We know they will.. This… Read More ›
Middle eastern feasting
After all that making of baba ghanoush , tabbouleh , fattoush, and a fougasse .. It’s time to eat! What a spread!! Yet wait… Hold the page!!… Where’s the meats? Aha I gotcha ! I picked up some fantastic Turkish… Read More ›
English summer kofta kebab
English summer kofta kebab? Simple reason for the title of this.. It’s raining .. Of course! It’s the middle of August and it’s raining .. That is not to stop me firing up the coals and grilling these lovely kofta… Read More ›
Shepherds pie. Comfort Sunday
What is it about shepherds pie? Why does it wrap you up in such a lovely comforty hug? And why does just a few ingredients come together in the most magical way? Now let’s start with the mince.. Of course… Read More ›
Saturday night curry
I had this shoulder of lamb that needed eating.. Was just going to roast it whole .. Yet I would be the only one that ate it.. Mrs Fitz not being a big fan of roast lamb.. I cannot understand… Read More ›
Minted lamb salad wrap
Ok.. So I seem to be eating a lot of these flatbreads recently? Well not a lot just quite often! This was a piece left over where I had experimented with no olive oil and a few pinches of yeast….. Read More ›
A dish for Mrs Fitz.. Salmon really ain’t for me.. No fishes are.. Apart from the odd occasion when they have been battered or crumbed.. And who can resist a fish finger butty? I mean c’mon people! Yet here it… Read More ›
Mutton ‘curry’ easy pataks chicken tikka masala
I like mutton.. There is something much deeper in flavour and perfect for curries, stews, ummm and other things like that.. Again I have no real idea what to put with to make it.. Yet gone for the following. ….. Read More ›
Jacks spuds, salmon and lamb chops..
Is there ANYTHING better than spuds? I really cannot think of anything more tasty in the entire galaxy! (Future proofing this post!…) And me good ol ‘pal jack did not let us down … A box of spuds was picked… 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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
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 ›