Lambs

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 ›

Leftover curries

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..      

Happy shanksgiving 

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 ›

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 ›

@meatopiauk 

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

Mutton stew

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

Indian supper

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?

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 ›

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 ›