With some leftover fabulous Mrs Fitz keema .. a real doozy that one I tells ya! Mrs Fitz really rocks out the keema! Boom! Anyhoo with some left I didn’t fancy it just in its lonesome .. so it’s samosa… Read More ›
Random Posts about Random things
I think this is genius!
While they may look convincingly like the much-loved vegetable, this sweet treat is anything but. Irish Potato Candy is cinnamon coated nuggets of cream cheese, coconut, and sugar– perfect for celebrating St. Paddy’s Day. St. Paddy’s Day is right around… Read More ›
So where have I been? It’s been a while .. well here we go again.. BOSTON BITES!!
Yup we flew out to beautiful Boston .. it is truly a fabulous place.. we went to explore foods and celebrate St Patricks day.. so who better to take with us? Our lovely godson Patrick.. his first time across the… Read More ›
Freezer foraged Tail fillet Lebanese inspired supper.. with the first wild garlic shoots
You know what.. sometimes you just cannot think of what to title these posts.. well tail fillet Lebanese inspired supper.. hmm well that is indeed what it was! After a freezer forage.. a very good piece of beef fillet was… Read More ›
Cajun porchetta pan Purdue (roast pork and eggy bread sarnie).. ULTIMATE BREKKIE SANGER (in my world anyhoo).. and it’s for our bestest friend Serena
This was the last porchetta of 2016.. it was for a lovely wedding reception we did on New Year’s Eve… naturally to ensure that it’s all good we need to take a small bit off the ends of course.. ahem… … Read More ›
Quick round up of a few other things..
huh? Just what kinda title is that Mr Fitz? Well.. Itsalikethis.. First off these #fabulous burgers.. Made loose with chopped white onion.. Fried in a little butter.. With Route 66 fries and chilli (made to go with chilli dogs for… Read More ›
So what’s been happening then Mr Fitz?
Ok .. So Mrs Fitz reminded me that I have met been posting as frequent. So what’s the story? We’ll have Ben getting the catering side really up and running.. There have been fabulous highs and lows.. Mostly I am… Read More ›
Keema spring rolls
with a fabulous Mrs Fitz keema in the depths of the deep freeze .. And some leftover sheets from the Asian superstore .. Well what else is it going to be right?! Adding more peppers (they needed using!).. 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 ›
Malaysian goat curry with @meatlust green sweet chilli sauce rice and crispy onions
I like that title already.. I like the actual food more! Malaysian curry is a bit of a new one on me.. I dig a Chinese curry and of course the injun stuff! Yet thought I would give this a… Read More ›
Really rather nice…
This is a different sort of post… a post of another’s post… http://jammycowmk.blogspot.co.uk/2016/08/mk-fitz-he-knows-what-he-is-doing.html Check it out for sure… (and their Jam is really rather fabulous!)……
Wrap it up ! Lovely Lavash
We love lavash bread.. It’s a lovely lovely thing.. That huge paper thin delicate bread… Perfect for wrapping up or using as a scoop.. We are lucky to have some Turkish community near us that seem to carry a… Read More ›
Vegetarian noodle Stir fry and sprung rolls
sprung rolls? Dont I mean ‘spring rolls’? Nope .. You will see.. There are two dishes here… A tale of two fabulous foods! First was a stirfry.. Mr Fitz is a little concerned that I need to up my veg… Read More ›
1001 dishes in Arabia
ok perhaps not that many.. We have been eating really rather well though.. Like all this.. Yeah! And all this… And more! The standout dish so far? This Irish stew made by a Persian chef… Seriously feckin… Read More ›
A classic for ma’ams birthday.. The excellent hand raised pork pie…
What could be more fitting for the queens birthday? (That’s not the queen sitting in Mr Wentworths basket.. That is Mr Wentworth sitting in his basket.. ).. The ‘humble’ pork pie.. Yet there should never be anything humble about it!… 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 ›
The great freezer disaster .. Hogget agogo..
It happened .. The worst thing that can happen to a chap like me.. The freezer kept up at the top of the garden went kapoot .. It tripped the other day for no real reason.. I reset the power… Read More ›
Waitrose 1 @waitrose Rose veal burger sandwiches
there is a new ‘range’ at waitrose.. This they have titled waitrose 1.. I would have liked to have been in that marketing meeting/sell! So what is it? Well there seems to be. A bunch of nice new products.. All… Read More ›
Leftover baked potato Falafel battered bites!
Excuse me if you have heard of these before.. I for sure never have.. So I therefore claim them as my invention.. Can I do that? Well why the heck not! I am SO THERE! A couple of jacket potatoes… Read More ›
Corned beef pasties in beef dripping and butter pastry …
corned beef pasties in super rich beef dripping and butter pastry.. That’s got delicious written right there! The history of the corned beef pasty has to be welsh.. My best pal lives in the valleys of Wales, and corned beef pie… Read More ›
Bunny eats design round-up
Now just what kind of title is that? Well way back last year I got invited to host a blogging event by http://www.bunnyeatsdesign.com This month’s host is Mr Fitz from Cooking With Mr Fitz. Our Growing Edge is a monthly link up party… Read More ›
Potted pork a classic!
Potting meat isn’t only a way of preserving .. it’s also a way to ensure that you get a super tasty treat! This one came about as I had a bunch of leftover roast pork from the hog roast on… 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 ›
Irish mixed seeded golden syrup, maple syrup and sea salt flapjack
well that’s a title huh? And if you want to get something sweet for St paddys day perhaps this is the ticket .. First take unsalted butter .. Yeah that much! Then add that much golden syrup .. Did you ever… Read More ›
Spaghetti from scratch with rose-veal red sauce
how often do you think about making your own pasta? Ok lets switch that for a second.. How often have you watched some chef make pasta on telly and think.. “Hmm that seems kinda easy..” We do that quite often….. Read More ›
Eggy bread / French toast and thick cut smoked bacon brunch
what is it about eggy bread? Or French toast as some call it.. I remember driving highway one with my Father as a young teenager.. (I also made him drive through some seriously strange neighbourhoods! Think back to the 80s… Read More ›
Crockpot / slow cooker shoulder of pork #pulledporkmadeeasy
Having scored a fantastic piece of shoulder.. Just over a couple of keys.. Chopped in half .. Into the slow cooker or crockpot or whatever you want to call it.. With French garlic granules,Californian onion granules, Turkish urfa pepper, Spanish… Read More ›
Gilbert’s Chicago dogs and canned chilli With nachos, Valentina and sour cream
with shock still residing over the recent and quite sudden passing of my attorney and close friend it’s time to eat.. Eating is required in these times.. Eating helps.. It really does.. Or cooking at least.. Cleaning for Mrs Fitz….. Read More ›
Salt and pepper chicken wings
who doesn’t like chicken wings? Ok apart from Mrs Fitz.. Well I like them.. All kinds.. There is something primeval about eating them.. These were foraged from the depths of the top deep freezer.. Last April they were bought on… Read More ›
Potted orange marmalade ham A British classic!
potting meats has been an age old way of not only preserving meat yet also ensuring really rather a tasty treat! I think if Paddington bear ate pigs ( and perhaps he did in deepest darkest Peru?).. He would quite… Read More ›
Pasties for snacking
the pasty is the perfect snack.. Or to be honest it also makes a great brunch/lunch/dinner/supper.. These were made after being inspired by my blogger pal over at.. https://goodfoodseekingpart2.wordpress.com/2016/01/31/cornish-pasties Yet I wanted more veggies in them.. Carrots, onions, parsnips, swede… Read More ›
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 ›
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 ›
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..
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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
Smoked mackerel and seriously salty bacon post flight supper
Post flight .. Hungry .. Good thing is there is a rather neat supermarket .. Used to be called St michaels.. Anyhow.. Picked up these.. Some salad .. And some reduced smoked shishies.. And you know I don’t really… Read More ›
Pork schitznel time
So what’s the story with the ‘headline’ picture? Well it’s my pals money tree and I have never seen one flower like this .. Anyone else? i LOVE pork schitznel .. Like seriously love them.. Actually proffering them cold as… Read More ›
Roasted red Brussels
we still haven’t had a frost.. Not a proper one.. That makes me wary of eating Brussels.. They really do need the frost to sharpen and sweeten them.. Still these were red ones on the stalk.. Nice yet again I… Read More ›
So it’s the last of the Indian adventures.. Time to fly home.. And I just say that this really is indeed the way to travel.. 😏 Great kebabs in the plane.. Served up with these amazing breads.. And… Read More ›
Last afternoon snack in Delhi.. Delicious !
Ok.. Mrs Fitz reminded me that I haven’t eaten any meats for a couple of days. I think I am getting like the lion in Madagascar! Hmmm Anyhoo after the breakfast fiasco we take a scoot about.. Couple of markets,… Read More ›
Back in Delhi -Indian adventures part three! Swimming pools in bedrooms and the only hardtop auto rickshaw in Delhi!
This post is a bit of two sorts.. Firstly we have arrived back in Delhi.. For the final leg of our Indian adventures.. And oh my have we had some fun! And eaten done seriously good foods.. So where are… Read More ›
almost last breakfast in aravalli hills and heffalumps (elephants!)..
So sadly it’s our last day at the fantastic property that is the Tree of Life here in the aravalli hills outside of Jaipur.. Seriously if you ever get the chance then you must stay here. I promise you will… Read More ›
Sitters sausage rolls
huh? Well the hounds have gone off to their sitters.. While we take to the skies ! So you have to give a gift along with the hounds right? So sausages rolls it is.. They always go down well.. So… Read More ›
Bucks star mushrooms
huh? Bucks star? What’s that all about? Well .. I ‘discovered’ this local brewery .. They make the beer using solar energy.. And only use organic ingredients., I mean seriously these chaps are at the forefront of something massive !… Read More ›
Samosa bites -vegan -vegetarian -ferreal…
with the countdown clock ticking to our upcoming Indian adventure, I decided we need to get our taste buds extra zingy.. What better than samosas? Who in the google gods world doesn’t dig a samosa? Right? So here goes.. The… Read More ›
Three minute stock cooked Real suet dumplings.. 3 minutes.. Really really ..
i scored a pice of great fat.. Suet fat comes from near the organs. It’s a strange thing to work with .. A bit ‘icky’ as you have this strange see through like plasticy paper type stuff around it.. Just… Read More ›
Doubled up quantities Irish soda bread.. #bakingsundays
decided to go bigger.. Doubled the amounts.. So.. 680 approx (our scales are wonderful yet a little difficult to get any ‘in between’ numbers.. Two teaspoons of baking powder Two teaspoons of salt One of sugar Two cartons of buttermilk… Read More ›
Irish buttermilk soda bread , so simple indeed! You need this in your life or kitchen at least!
This really is the best recipe for this so simple bread.. And oh my gladness.. It’s simple indeed.. 170 white flour 170 brown flour Teaspoon of salt Teaspoon of baking soda Carton ( about 290ml) of buttermilk That’s it! Nothing… Read More ›
Franks red hot roasted sprouts
a quick post here of something we are getting more into recently. And as we are now having morning frosts it means that the sprouts are getting the sweetness that you can only get when the cold snap happens.. Mrs… Read More ›
Lucys vegan ‘sausage’ rolls..
I have this blogger pal that I really enjoy reading posts from.. And this one had me intrigued. http://lucysfriendlyfoods.com/2015/09/21/the-ultimate-veggie-sausage-rolls-and-tanners-white-burgundy/ So it just had to be made (admittedly I gave them to Mama as a gift..).. Where did I start? … 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 ›
Buttermilk scones Based on Delias of course!
With buttermilk still left looking forlon at me in the fridge knowing that at any point it’s gonna get discarded. I decided to make a rescue plan.. Scones.. Who doesn’t dig scones? Of course many a recipe and many a… Read More ›
Irish soda bread easy as the one times table
its is ridiculously simple .. And Mrs Fitz loves it.. And simple is where I am at right now.. It also doesn’t require exact measurements like a scientist .. A mix of strong wholemeal flour and some plain white flour….. Read More ›
Macintyre charity sausage roll wheels, with apple sauce from scratch & stuffing
Mrs Fitz has asked if we can make up an offering for the Macintyre charity day thingy-mee-bobby that she has in the office tomorrow.. So what better than a kinda sausage roll .. Have made them before for her to… Read More ›
yeah you read that right .. Vegan burgers.. Can you actually call burgers vegan? Dunno,, What you can say is they I am not a fan of any of those processed mad full of strange ingredients that then become a… Read More ›
Sausage rolls a classic !
sausage rolls.. Proper ones.. Well ok you can get all fancy pants on the things .. I have seen some in a store that are not only the price of pint of beer yet have some truly ‘funky’ flavourings! Sorry… Read More ›
Use up supper
I love a good use up supper.. A chance to have small bites of those lovely leftovers.. We had some of that great belly pork leftover .. Fried off with no oil in uncle bens wok that was spot… Read More ›
A lovely day making ‘Michelin starred’ sausages …
isn’t it great when you can share a passion? And particularly when that passion is for fine foodstuffs? I got invited by Ben to pop down to their small school farm and make kielbasa .. Ok.. So that’s the ‘generic’… Read More ›
Salad adventures – part five- Egyptian style salad
this is some salad journey huh? Ok.. We are nearing the end.. Yet lets go again.. Climb aboard this salad train.. We are off to eygypt .. Well my Egypt .. Is this Egyptian? Yes.. I have decided.. And it’s… Read More ›
Salad tales.. Part four , Arabic potatoes and French beans
by now you may be thinking what the heck? What the hell is Mr Fitz up to with all these salads? Well it’s a great way of getting me to eat more non animal things.. So let us continue in… Read More ›
Salad stories .. Part three.. Kinda Turkish cabbage salad
the story continues.. It’s salad time.. Let’s travel to Turkey.. Well kinda.. I have based this on food journeys I have made.. Is it truly Turkish? Well I say it is.. Kinda! Chopped white cabbage.. Boiled in a little veg… Read More ›
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 ›
Salads.. Part one! Algerian
I am not really a salad guy.. Well I have to admit that I do indeed like the cafe de Paris salad in Monte Carlo.. Ahem😏 Apart from that it’s a bit tough to get me to eat it.. Yet… Read More ›
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 ›
Making Sausages from scratch
regular readers should know by now that making sausages has a firm place in my world.. It is great to make your own.. So so so simples.. And incredibly cost effective .. These have great free range pork.. And. Excellent… Read More ›
Elderflower champers part two!
So with the elderflower bubbles getting its groove on.. Like BIG time.. https://cookingwithmrfitz.com/2015/06/17/elderflower-champagne-part-one/ That’s a reminder in case you forgot.. 👍 So it’s been sat there .. A few hairy moments when the gas has inflated the bottles a leetle… 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 ›
Elderflower champagne part one
ok.. So it’s time to make the elderflower champagne again.. With the hedges in the process of being cut its a race against the machines! Picking the eldeflowers.. Chopping lemons.. Adding the lemon into the water.. With two… Read More ›
Elderflower cordial easy peacey..
It’s elderflower time.. And that’s a wonderful thing in my book.. My neighbour complains that the elders are a pest.. Nah.. They are a rare treasure.. Coveted .. The champagne is happening over the weekend.. Hope it’s better than last… Read More ›
Cauliflower pakoras – lovely!
a quick and easy snackerooni .. Half a cauliflower left in the fridge.. Amazing how long they last in the fridge.. Chopped .. Batter left over from those delicious jersey royal maharajah balls.. A little green chilli added.. … Read More ›
jersey royal maharaja Potato balls (must be a better name!)..
Really not sure what to call these.. Let’s go through the process and see if a better name comes up ok? Started by using up the last of the jersey royals.. With some chopped pink onion, Mint , coriander… Read More ›
Toasted pumpkin and sunflower seeds with organic Japanese tamari and Turkish urfa pepper
Long title? Quick cooking.. its not all about the meats you know.. Not always.. Hehehe.. Ho hum.. This is a great snack that stops me reaching for sugar fixes .. Sometimes.. It’s super scrumptious and very easy.. Simply dry fry… Read More ›
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 ›
Porky ear treats For beautiful bassets
These are Mr Wentworth & Cora murleys favourite snacks.. And they will be playing with their friends over the weekend so they can give them a few too! I hate giving my bestest animal friends those additive loaded who knows… Read More ›
we had a loooong day wandering.. Yet what a fabulous day .. Back in time to shower and use Nes Firz’s exceptional navigation in unfamiliar places , usually with a language barrier to boot skills. Mrs Fitz really is sooper dooper… Read More ›
Pork, veg and rice.. Fast!
Needed to cook this fast.. So pork shoulder chopped.. Inc rind and all… Into the uncle bens wok with a couple cloves of garlic.. Mixed veg.. Mrs middletons rapeseed oil.. And some brown basmati.. Cooked up on fierce heat.. … Read More ›
Fickle fish anchovy butter
I buy stuff that I don’t really need .. C’mon we are all guilty of it right? This was one of those things.. Assist will know fish ain’t my thing.. Yet these looked good.. Very good! Yet they were going… Read More ›
Making a pigs ear outta it!
Well not quite right really.. It started. With these heads.. ( they already had ears!).. I got the ears… As a gift.. Chopped em up.. ( you gotta get over yourself a little to chop em up!).. … Read More ›
Chimichurri chimchurri chimmmmmchhhuuurrriiiii
Love it.. It just cheers you up as Mrs Fitz says.. Am sure there are many variants to it.. Yet this is today’s one.. Parsley, oregano, coriander.. All in unequal portions.. A smack of garlic some salt and a sprinkling of… Read More ›
So how does this start? It started with a gift from my attorney. A hamper filled with Mexican goodies! Which was pretty cool I reckon! Yet where to start? Start where you begin.. Decided on Mexican chorizo .. What… Read More ›
Sausages, bangers, snags, links..
whatever you call ’em.. Sausages (for the porpoise of this!).. Are fantastic! And to make them even better.. This ensures that you are getting not only excellent value for cashola yet also a sausage with honesty and provenance .. How… Read More ›
Anthem of the seas
Is it some kinda song? Nope .. It’s a new ship.. And a big one too! The third largest in the world I am told.. And I got invited along to the pre-inaugural launch… So off along I pop…. Read More ›
Delias recipe scones with fresh strawberry whooped cream
Therr are something’s that you just have to call on Delia Smith for.. This is one of em for sure! The recipe is so simple and it works really well.. From zero to scone hero in no time at… Read More ›
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 ›
Making red ticket free range jerk & apple sausages
Been a while since I made some sausages.. Dunno why.. It chills me right out.. Strange yet true! And with this great piece of red ticket free range antibiotic free piece of shoulder it just cries ‘sausages!’.. Minced twice and… Read More ›
Edinburgh eats and the eclipse
Have been up to Edinburgh .. Train on the way up.. It takes over five hours of old school shuddery squeaky head rockery pain.. Not actually that painful yet am sure you get the idea!! Nostalgic ? Nooo.. Started at… Read More ›
Quick Italian eats
Sometimes store bought products are the perfect answer for a quick meal.. Great pasta and good sauce.. Perfecto ! A quick garlic bread made with yellow ticket petit pans. .. The local store to us now reduces their in house… Read More ›
Sarson ka saag and fried potatoes sambosa
Love Sambosa ..samosa.. Fried triangles of tastiness.. Who cannot like them! ( apart from those ones that have carrots or sweetcorn in.. What is THAT all about!).. It’s wrong.. So so so wrong.. Started by frying off spuds and onions… Read More ›
As you probably know we don’t bake many sweet things in this household.. Yet .. It’s still my birthday weekend!! So Mrs Fitz asked what cake I wanted.. Well it just has to be Bakewell .. A little off piste… Read More ›
It’s my birthday.. I like saying that.. It’s my birthday!! So first up some Chimchurri sauce .. Because I have some eatings planned for this weekend!! Chimchurri sauce its roots set out Argentinia way.. Many versions.. This is mine this… Read More ›
Beef two times.. West meats east perhaps?
Huh? Well easy really.. The first outing for this bit of brisket was as a trad meal.. Slo cooked with carrots, shallots, celery and stock .. That made a hearty dinner.. Lovely! And with leftovers.. Chopped Dusted in cornflour and… 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 ›
Faggots and peas and sausage rolls
Decided to leave behind a few bits of food behind for my grandfather .. Faggots and peas.. I don’t actually eat them as the heart and liver ain’t my thing! And this was a cheaty easy one any ways! Good… Read More ›
Granola flapjacks… sweet!
I don’t often make things like this.. Sure I have a sweet tooth at times yet for some reason don’t really make sweet things.. ( apart from lovely scones of course! ).. As we are still in use up mode… Read More ›
Hotel room buffet.. A hotel in Cork – Ireland
You may recall posts like this one on cookingwithmrfitz.com .. https://cookingwithmrfitz.com/2014/10/17/in-room-dining-mr-fitz-stylee/ It’s how we love to eat when we stay in hotels.. Sure the room service menu is sometimes fun.. Yet when you can snack out in your suite all… Read More ›
Old school food (not educational)..
This is old school food.. Sometimes there just ain’t no school like old school.. Why whoop this up? To pass onto Grandfather Fitz.. Mama is going up to spend a little time with him so food gifts are the best… Read More ›
Eating up leftovers, perhaps a fusion too far?
With the fridge holding stock of various delicious ‘ just can’t bear to throw them away’ items.. It had to be a simple supper of leftovers.. Leftover cous cous.. And the lamb ras thingy.. (Originally part of this!).. And little… Read More ›
Who doesn’t like chicken wings?
Ok.. Put your hands down if you are vegetarian ( a ‘real’ one not the kind that thinks fish, chicken and sheep guts (cheese) are ok to eat..).. Or a vegan.. Or simply someone who doesn’t like good fried chicken….. Read More ›
Weird beer cocktail
Forgot to share this with you .. Dressing bizarre this drink.. Had it at the thermal baths with a pal.. It’s wrong it’s not big not clever.. Trust me. First the chap rolls the edge of the cup in gloopy… Read More ›
Off cuts of mass wafers.. A one armed nun. & montezumas hat
I have never seen this before in my life.. (Well lots really!!).. Yet this one took the… You know those ‘biscuits’ you get for mass? Well this church of our lady of Guadeloupe sells the off cuts!! These are the… Read More ›
First meal in Mexico City
After a long long flight to Mexico City.. In which I ate all my home packed foodstuffs.. Plus a child meal .. ( good tip that one in long haul.. Kids meals consist of lots of more interesting things than… Read More ›
L’atalier des chefs.. Fois gras sliders
I was very proud to be invited to attend a competition of sorts by my friends .. It was held at l’atalier des chefs in London. A nice crowd of people in attendance .. I have never been inside a… Read More ›
Proper bacon sarnie..middle bacon
Inspired by my attorney’s picture message to me showing me his by the seaside breakfast.. .. I just had to have a bacon buttie.. No ordinary bacon though.. Ooh no Monsieur .. This is proper middle bacon.. That rare gem… Read More ›
Are these empanadas? OX CHEEKS!!
I reckon so.. Maybe.. Well .. Hmmm .. YES! I declare they are.. A Mr Fitz Empanada.. So what’s the steps? .. Ok… This takes a while so do grab a drink.. Light a smoke.. Fluff up your pillows.. First… Read More ›
I have no gooey eyed deers as to why this is called hunters beef.. Am pretty sure someone can tell me! Yet that’s what it says in the packet.. So that’s what it is. .. One kilo of very fine… Read More ›
Me ol pal Jack Taylor
I just heard the news that my good ol pal Jack Taylor has passed away … Will miss him terribly .. May the gods bless you Jack.. Will raise a dram it two for you .. Jack contributed to my… Read More ›
Vegetarian sausage sesame sausage rolls
Vegetarian? Really? Umm yup .. but Mr Fitz why? Well to give to my Mama and her husband .. Following kinda the same as I would with my classic rolls.. Store bought pastry. Vegetarian sausages.. Defrosted and mixed with paxo… Read More ›
Bacon brioche butty – the birgerbird special
I have ‘created’ this wonderful snack in honour of my pal across the pond Sue.. Check out her blog here.. http://burgerbird.wordpress.com And yup she came second in an immense pie contest .. Immense!! And I am personally proud and honoured… Read More ›
What to do when your butcher puts a load of pork rind into your shopping bag with a knowing wink?? It’s gotta be turned into porky snappy goodness no? Simply snipped into lengths .. The oil heated in the wok… Read More ›
Chinese red pork sausages ? Really?
Yup really.. Imagine the flavours of chinese red pork.. Or spare ribs.. That distinct wonderful flavour that is meat meets flavours of the orient.. Ok.. You got it? Now.. Imagine that in a sausage???? Wowee woo woo!! Cool huh? Umm… Read More ›
Tabbouleh First time ok?
It doesn’t stop. The Lebanese feast prep continues.. Actually is this all Lebanese? Not sure.. I shall class it as such.. When I first began this blog me and Mrs Fitz went to Dubai.. And had the most excellent food….. Read More ›
Cotton candy grapes.. The best ever?
You think you eat great grapes? Pause.. Park it.. Stick it on the fridge.. Whatever you think.., THESE ARE THE GREATEST EVER!! (Caps on porpoise!)… seriously .. These grapes are stunning.. Freaking stunning.. You need them in your life.. Imagine… Read More ›
As it’s festival weekend and fiesta friday what better than the most wonderful drink of elderflower champagne?? Ok.. I admit I have never actually made this before.. I reckons my pal the novice gardener will be impressed by my foraging… Read More ›
Spirit capturer.. Moi?
I am very happy that I seem to have been given the honour of being a spirit capturer.. Not in a spooky hooky kinda way .. Not In a crystal jangly kinda way either.. Yet simply for enjoying making eating… Read More ›
Scottish Lorne sausage taste test
My pal Jack and I decided on a good ol fashioned taste test.. This one looking at Scottish sausage.. Jacks home version against an award winning Scottish number that he always brings back with him.. What are we looking for… Read More ›
Mr Wentworth or Cora Murley?
Well… You know the Elvis songs ? You ain’t nothing but a hound daag? Don’t step on my blue suede shoes? How about fusing both together and trying to work out which one of these major ‘premium’ criminals ate just… Read More ›
The intriguing story of the sherbet lemon
This story began way back.. Way back.. Remember the candyman? The post before? No? Do take. Look at the post.. It’s where the story begins.. https://cookingwithmrfitz.com/2014/02/26/the-candy-man/ There will be more about this wonderful sweet.. And let me share with you… Read More ›
It’s gyros time!! Kebab, kebob, doner
It’s that time again.. Time to make delicious gyros once again .. Just in case you are not sure on the drill.. You could check out all my other posts on this full on fakeaway .. Or .. Instead.. Take… Read More ›
The Wonderbag – A catalyst to Escape poverty?
I came across and article about this and had to check it out.. I think it’s pretty neat.. Not too sure yet why I would need one.. Perhaps for a bonfire soup or stew? A Chilli in the park? A… Read More ›
Sausages , bangers , links or snags..
Whatever you call them .. A good sausage is the business!! Every nation in the world has their own versions.. And most are stunning! Yet what about the bad ones.. Oooh they can be evil!! Poor quality meat.. If it… Read More ›
Pork scratchings/cracklings.. Bad?
Ok.. There is a debate about crispy fried pork rinds.. And pretty much every pork eating nation has a version.. In England they are a nostalgic beer snack.. A snack that makes you either smile or grimace. Particularly the hairy… Read More ›
Originally posted on Food Ninja:
As much as I was holding out for Camel Steaks or a roast, I gave in and bought the only Camel meat available at the supermarket, Camel Burgers. They were nice, reminded me of rump…
I am not a pheasant plucker….
I am actually the son of a very esteemed chap .. Heck that’s for another day!! Went to my butchers to pick up a bunch of supplies for sausages and kebabs.. And a great hand of pork to cook in… Read More ›
Chorizo – esque sausage time!!
It’s Friday.. So happy Friday to one and all.. And to help celebrate this Friday I have made a couple of strings of Mr Fitz chorizo type cooking sausages. ., These in sheeps casings., a little harder to work with… Read More ›
A great pair of parsnips
These parsnips were grown locally by a pal of mine.. These were superb !!! We ate their pals though.. Fresh homegrown parsnip chips.. Delicious !!
Pigs cheek bacon – guanciale
Pigs cheek bacon I got first introduced to pigs cheek bacon by my attorney who bought some delicious pigs cheek bacon and mailed it tome along with the suckling pig remember that? Well my attorneys never turned up the guys… Read More ›
More gyros kebab yiros doner !!
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 some secret spices .., Another with lamb… Read More ›
Homemade Butter in 10 Minutes
Originally posted on Silk Route Chef:
Serves 10 Making your own butter is quick and easy thanks to modern appliances. Using your stand mixer or blender, you can make your own homemade, creamy, smooth, perfectly spreadable, edible, cookable, bakable butter…
Originally posted on Grub Blog:
A delicious (and different) way to celebrate burns this weekend! Haggis pakora are real comfort food – spicy haggis coated in a thick batter spiked with nutmeg. Ensure you use good quality haggis and you can’t…
Put a billboard on fire to promote your Steak House
Originally posted on BlabberBuzz:
Voor een steakhouse is er geen betere manier om te adverteren, dan voorbijgangers uw grillkunsten te tonen. Al houdt dat in volgend geval in dat je een billboard moet roosteren. Er is natuurlijk maar één land…
After the replacement part has been sent to me … I was hoping to be back to fully working order.. Yet no good, bah hum bugs x Gonna have to get back to the supplier and let’s try again.. It… Read More ›
Let’s go crazy!!
My attorney just contacted me to remind me it was actually ‘Let’s go Crazy’ by prince.. and that is far stranger to fall a stupor to indeed!! Hahha x Now why can’t I remember those words…??
Scottish Sliced Sausage
Nice recipe from Jack.. and I have a couple of slices.. ! When Christine and I were up in Largs a few weeks ago I brought some Slice back down for Hamilton, but none for myself. So I decided… Read More ›
Turkey sausages part two!!
Went for the poaching.. decided it was best.. and they poached and smelt lovely!! The dogs went a little crackers!! Found them some bones in their cupboard.. so that kept them happy.. Poached them for 19 minutes.. in simmering hot… Read More ›
Ok.. you may be bored of Turkey.. or sitting their thinking/looking at a huge pile of bird in the fridge/pantry/sideboard.. this ain’t a post about use up poultry.. it’s a tale of Two Turkeys.. Two heavily discounted Turkeys!! Sitting comfortably?… Read More ›
Christmas eve.. happy holidays, discount turkey
Well here we go huh? Christmas eve.. the kidz are sleeping.. well should be.. and Father Fitz is over.. my attorney on the other hand appears to have a problem.. Someone ran over his foot!! And it’s broken by all… Read More ›
Christmas sausage rolls
Mrs Fitz has one more day at work.. and unlike the last day of school.. where you get to bring in games and stories.. well perhaps these days.. dvd’s.. no.. downloads I suppose!! It’s work.. I have work too yet… Read More ›
Originally posted on From Belly to Bacon:
Cross Section of Cured and Dried Guanciale People say that bacon is a trend and, in my opinion, part of it is. Bacon, by itself, is probably more of a hanger on of the surge…
Mortadella Hot Dogs
Originally posted on From Belly to Bacon:
Consider this a practice, and I should know not to be afraid to make any cured meat, because the thought of making mortadella at home is frightening. Stuffing a beef bung full of…
Lamb & Anchovy Sausage
Originally posted on From Belly to Bacon:
There are perfect pairings – peas & carrots, chilis & mint, peanut butter & jelly, ham & everything – and then there is the combination of lamb and anchovy. There is no Smuckers…
Turkey, stuffing, cranberry sausages
Keeping in the holiday spirit.. have made a few (quite a few)!! Turkey sausages.. Have been thinking about these for a while.. and finally after a good conversation with my attorney.. went for turkey.. some Mr Fitz home cured… Read More ›
Lamb and redcurrant sausages
Have gone for some seasonal sausages.. the holiday season is in full swing.. the radio playing Christmas songs.. and you cannot get anywhere near a store without people seemingly panic purchasing!! Sheesh!! So gone for lamb and redcurrant sausages.. with… Read More ›
Sorry missed the strange sign..
This is real.. I googled them……… Scary huh? X
Just arrived in Atlanta..and it’s raining! That’s cool.. am just gonna breeze on past.. connecting to West Palms.. should be sunny there! Good flight over from Delta.. no clowns to the left of me or jokers to the right.. empty… Read More ›
Thanksgiving Goose sausages (Canadian geese)
I got given a pair of Canadian geese.. is that enough for a gaggle? Been waiting on these.. and happy to receive them.. from my pal Chris.. that’s him aholdin them up.. Now the Canadian goose is not my favourite….. Read More ›
Pork scratchings cracklins chicherons
What is it about pig skin? Crisped.. not puffed like those awful packs you can buy.. all dry and tasteless.. Cooked well.. I have got pretty good at it.. no soggy ones.. those soft fat ones always present in the… Read More ›