Lunches

Lunch.. the best meal of the day?

Bruschetta affair 

A quick simple number… yet so freaking tasty! Roasted red peppers.. these outta a jar.. love them..  , onion.. chorizo garlic and olive oil..  Then capers.. and possibly something else.. ( helpful huh?).,  Cooked down Burnt bread slices..  topped off… Read More ›

Hot diggity daags

where have I been? A bit busy.. That’s all I can reveal right now!  Yet here is a quick and simple post.  Take green onion and green pepper.. Chop up nice and small..    These are smaller gauge bockwurst.. I… 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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

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 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 ›

Sunday chicken supper

with some of them reduced chucks still hanging out in the deep freeze they better get a spin out..  So defrosted on the magic defrosting plate . If you don’t own one I really recommend that you get one.. Not… Read More ›

Still Eire..

get it?  Still here in Eire..  First the news.. Mrs Fitz’s passport has been located in the courtesy car.. YAY! 🙏🙏🙏👏👏👍👊✌️ Ok so drove to Kinsale after a breakfast of pancakes    Ahh no!!  First what happened is that this… Read More ›

Beans on toast

A simple lunch, supper , or even as an appetiser? A great snack anyways.. Of course the beans have to be heinz!! That’s a given right? Yet how to make em even better? Try this out.. Chopped white onion.. Garam… 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 ›

Left-over injun food

It’s true.. It really is true.. Injun food gets better with age.. Just that small holiday spent in the fridge does indeed increase the deliciousness .. Mrs Fitz made the dough as I was out .. No yeast just a… Read More ›

Falafalel for lunch!

We like falafel.. Not too much yet it makes for great eating.. I love Moaz in Amsterdam the best ‘healthy’ fast food.. Great chain! Try it.. This one is the very good packet .. Very good.. Just mix with water….. Read More ›

Sandwiches for lunch

The sandwich .. We don’t have them often.. It does make for a good lunch occasionally though.. not the cold flaccid numbers from the garage.. Or the over priced ‘artisan’ ones.. Yet good ol home made numbers.. And what better… Read More ›

Quick toad in the hole

Needed to use up these great Nuremberg sausages I got given from a pal that got given them from a visiting pal from Austria.. I love the Nuremberg sausage.. If you don’t know it you really should! Steeped in history….. Read More ›

Salmon fishy pie

There is definitely something fishy going on I tell ya! Last nights supper of that salmon puff resulted in leftover ‘mix’.. So with the help of some if jacks spuds.. They are SO good! And a couple of burford buff… 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 ›

Corned beef hash

I think this is one of those dishes you love or hate.. Or bear with! It’s a classic.. Mention it in a pub and you should get nodding looks.. Nods of memories fond or foe.. Mind you .. I very… Read More ›

Leftovers for lunch

We have a bunch of leftovers from the weekend .. Thats cool in my book! So.. Leftover lunch número uno.. Chopped spatchcock chicken leg.. Into toasted buttered bun.. With a dressed Italian caper berry and wild chives leafy salad ….. Read More ›

Do pigs have hands?

Yup they sure do.. (Cows also have wings..) Porky lovely ones.. And in my mind the best cut for pulled pork .. Cheap as chips.. Mind you chips ain’t that cheap anymore!! You probably need to get friendly with a… Read More ›

Steak for lunch..

The weather is nasty .. Horrible! For lunch I needed to make something to cheer up Mrs Fitz.. With a sirloin on the bone sitting pretty in the fridge it had to be the choice … Now .. The steak… Read More ›

Fly TAP?

I hadn’t flown with TAP for a while, the journey out to Lisbon was so early in the morning that to be honest I didn’t really notice much.. It musta been comfy as I nodded off for a wee while….. Read More ›

Potato pakoras

Quick snack these pakoras.. And always amazes me by how many you get for such a little amount of spudulas.. ! As a child these were always a favourite treat.. My grandfather made the best ones EVER! For certain., Nice… Read More ›

Rosie’s sweetcorn fritters

Easy lovely lunch required.. And since rediscovering the spooning with Rosie book from a while back, these fritters are just the ticket.. There are lots of other recipes that I must try out.. The porchetta ribs for sure! Yet today… Read More ›

Beef leftovers number two..

Still using up the leftover beef.. Today it was turned into a quick beef ‘curry’ for lunch. Simply chopped beef, a roscoff onion, some baby tomatoes a green chilli and a dollop of veeraswamy Gujarati paste.. Some water to loosen… Read More ›

Simply lovely Sunday supper

It’s Sunday ..(well actually it’s technically Monday while i write this . Yet you may be reading it on a Wednesday. Or perhaps a Friday.. So does it matter really? ) Ok.. Let’s start again.. Sunday supper.. For Mrs Fitz… Read More ›

Off to Budapest

Me and Mrs Fitz are off to Budapest.. For a quick jaunt .. So that means that a quick lunch is required .. Gone for smuggled back UTZ tortilla chips. With a quick good store bought standby of chilli.. Oped… Read More ›

Office canteen lunch

I had to attend a series of meetings in a clients office.. It happens sometimes.. However while there i did get to visit their staff canteen..and was really pleasantly surprised.. Take a look at the menu for this week.. It… Read More ›