Well hullo again.. it’s been a while huh? Umm yeah.. apologies for that my friends.. been real busy with the urbankitchen and creating fabulous food adventures for our wonderful clients.. Heyhum.. let’s talk leftovers .. These are Sunday lunch leftovers….. Read More ›
Beef wellington with wild garlic, wild chives and wild rosemary and more stuff .. it’s wild! For sure !! Ahem..
Now that’s a title of a post right? Well the beef wellington, that supper party or posher lunch staple.. it used to appear everywhere yet not so much these days.. And why is it making this appearance? Well after bumping… Read More ›
It’s springtime? Let’s roll!
Springtime ? Hmm well I suppose it is … So they say.. ( who the heck are they) anyways? Huh? Never mind that let’s ROLL! Spring roll! With leftover Thai namtok from another wonderful clients event.. that’s one of the… Read More ›
Playing with your food … southern fried porkyness
After landing up with a hand of pork.. yup pigs do indeed have hands.. a good cut .. wanting a blast of heat and then on the low down for .. ummm I think I went for about five hours….. Read More ›
The mighty meaty rib o beef a couple of ways
Fabulous beef indeed!
Chicken fried ribeye steak
As you may be aware.. or mebbe not.. I really really dig Chicken fried steak, pretty hard to find around these parts which as a dang shame .. so hey never minds just hook it up yourself right! Pretty simple… Read More ›
Lamb chop methi aloo thingymajiggy -pressure king pro
A quick curry in a hurry .. we’ll ok no hurry really.. it was just made speedily by the awesome #pressurekingpro .. that machine is really pretty freakin awesome I tells ya! An abundance of lamb chops ensured that there… Read More ›
Having our lovely godson helping us on the food trucks and generally being a complete and utter star! He decided to treat us to some tomahawk steaks.. good lad! For those that want to know tomahawk steak equals freakin awesomeness… Read More ›
Cow-wing @pressurekingpro old school foods
Cow wings? Huh? Yup beefs do indeed have wings.. very expensive ones! Google it.. (sure other search things are out there yet hmm well the google gods have pretty much nailed it right?).. so starting with the cow wing.. in… Read More ›
lamb methi curry-esque thingy mah jiggy… #pressurekingpro outing
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 ›
Pimped up Moroccan curry Beans on scorched poppy seed bread
Beans on toast… a go-to staple of many… students, kids, late nights, quick snacks.. you understand.. many many different situations! Yet how to make them freaking #fabulous ? Give this ‘recipe’ a little spin out… it takes the humble baked… Read More ›
#blythburgh bangers with Dijon leek and potato mash, peas and bistogravy #comfortfood #powerdownfordinner
Sometimes you just need a big food hug .. And what better than a good mash.. This one made from boiling leeks with the red potatoes and mashing them with unpasurised butter, sea salt, white pepper and Dijon mustard.. … 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 ›
Autumnal eating – cottage puy pie
it’s getting to that time of year for sure.. Still the occasional sunny day.. Yet the nip is in the air for sure.. Not quite stretched to putting the heating on .. Food for this kinda seasonality needs to be… Read More ›
Beefy/feathery bourguignon and mash
The weather is a changing for sure… The nights get dark quicker (which I quite like actually!).. Yet there is indeed a nip in the air.. Am told the weather will turn back to summer soon.. I hope so.. When… Read More ›
Sweet potato & bubble cottage pie..
First lets get this straight.. Shepherds pie is from sheep.. Cottage pie is from cows.. Ok.. (Yet why do you not call multiple sheep Sheeps? )😶 So the mix is made from ground cow.. (Let’s call that beef from now… 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 ›
Sausage rolls for breakfast
Mrs Fitz has returned home from work as she really is not well. A terrible cough coldy thing that kept her up most of the night.. So after dosing with smuggled spanish pharmaceuticals.. ( why can’t you get the good… Read More ›
Cottage pie = cows
Ok .. Now we all remember that cottage pie is made with cows right? Not sheep , pigs, ducks, (I had a duck cottage pie on a flight to Portugal once, although it was indeed rather good it’s not right!)….. Read More ›
Chicken chasseur and buttery herb mash
Baby it’s cold outside.. Brrrrr!! That calls for a chicken stew.. A tasty one.. And chicken chasseur is just the ticket.. Chicken thighs, onions, tarragon, white wine and herbs and stuff.. Cooked in the crockpot/slowcooker.. First the chicken skinned and… 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 ›
Twice baked karate chop Italian spuds
It’s definitely the weather for baked potatoes.. The mornings are now frosty and misty.. There is a damp in the air and it’s squelchy underfoot! That calls for food hugs.. One of the best simple pleasures I reckon is the… 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 ›
Pressed salt beef hash
This pressed salt beef is the business.. I mean like seriously the business! Made to an old navy recipe by my pals at earls barton.. It is the best cross between tinned corned beef , ‘premium’ sliced corned beef.. Superb… 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 ›
Smoked hock = old school food
The weather is bonkers! First the heavens open and the sky goes dark.. The heating has to go on.. The lights ..and socks and a cardigan! Then the next day it’s sunny .. That’s for another post .. So good… Read More ›
No cheese truly non-authentic lasagna..
Sometimes a slice of lasagne with crusty store bought garlic baguette is just what you need for supper.. Particularly as the evenings really are starting to ‘draw-in’.. I quite like making lasagne .. Don’t know why.. This is probably the… Read More ›
Comfort hug- fish pie
Mrs Fitz is still requiring hugs .. So I will be the dutiful husband.. This food hug is far more for her than me.. Yet am happy to make it .. Mixed fish into a sauce made with sauce flour,… Read More ›
Sweet ‘ol cottage pie
Sometimes you just need a giant food hug .. The kind that makes you know the world isn’t so bad and that things will be ok.. This cottage pie falls straight into that category.. Mrs Fitz has returned from her… 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 ›
Bangers mash and beans
Bangers mash and beans.. Yeah! That classic comfort hug of a food, one that evokes childhood memories.. And how many places do you know that serve bangers sausage mash and peas still? Usually with a good gravy.. It’s the biz… 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 ›
Beef kinda bourguignon
I found this big lump of topside in one of the freezers.. It’s not my favourite roasting joint and I had forgotten to portion it onto more manageable lumps! So a few things.. A chilli type affair.. That will have… 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 ›
When life gives you ground lamb..
You gotta make Shepherds pie… That cosseting comfort dish that just hands over a big hug and says everything is ok.. Sure there are a zillion ways of cooking it.. Yet this one was just simple.. First take the ground… 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 ›
That loving hug of a shepherd
Ok.. Sure the weather is getting brighter.. And it’s almost time to ditch the coats for the season.. Yet not quite., So a knowing hug from a shepherd is called for . A shepherds pie.. Lamb mince seasoned well and… Read More ›
Homely cottage pie
We are home.. And it’s great to be back! Travelling sure is nice yet sometimes home is just slightly better .. Am what more homely than a Mrs Fitz cottage pie .. Lucky we had a reserve number in the… Read More ›
Cottage pie supper
I don’t know why yet we needed a big food hug.. Sometimes that’s just what’s needed. Mrs Fitz had been out with the hounds.. A seriously good trompsing… I spent a short period in the local pub. So this supper… Read More ›
Cottage pie & Moroccan meatballs
Homey food felt required .. What better to wrap you up in a loving food hug than cottage pie? And this one was a doozy for sure.. Made to a proper old school recipe.. With the tastes of old England… Read More ›
Cottage pie supper
Still in use up mode! Gone for the ultimate comfort food.. Well one if them at least ! Cottage pie .. Mmmmm even just saying it out loud makes you start to feel snuggled and dreamy.. cottage pie And I… Read More ›
Jack’s sausage and mash
My pal Jack musta had a bad day.. not happy with your choice of store bought sausages though Jack!! Not happy with that at all!! Will make you some Mr Fitz specials next week.. x Not the best of days…. Read More ›
Jack’s Cottage Pie
This is from my pal Jack.. he musta seen mine… What a miserable day. So what to make for supper? Something wholesome and comforting.. (just like I needed yesterday x) Cottage Pie jumps out as ideal. (it sure is a… Read More ›
Sausage, Beans & Mash
If you eat sausages you have to love sausage beans an mash.. Its just one of those dishes.. From babies to oldies.. Everyone can enjoy the comforting dish of meaty (yet not too meaty) sausages.. Just caught on the outside,… Read More ›
Shepherds Pie with French beans..
Sorry no posting! Been busy.. X Am off to NYC today, looking forward to trying out this Korean Rice pudding joint I have heard about! Yet here was our deee– LISSSS— shhhus lunch yesterday.. Made the shepherds pie the usual… Read More ›
Can’t beat them huh? The crisp outside , the super-dooper soft an fluffy inner.. The addition of butter, a good twistin of pepper (think Bristol blend).. A sprinkle of good rock salt.. And salad.. Yup salad… I aint really good… Read More ›
Brussel sprouts Love ’em or hate them?
Well.. One of the age old adages .. (Is that right?).. Anyhoo you know what I mean x I quite like them.. Not just the obligatory christmas numbers.. When every TV chef across the globe will offer you the ‘ideal’… Read More ›
Corned beef hash.. NO Chorizo hash..
Lunch.. Have a great piece of Iberian chorizo.. Left over roasties from yesterday.. Chopped up.. Fried in olive oil.. Not much paprikery oil sludging out.. Perfect! Added some of the beautiful italian waitrose mix.. Bloody good that! Fried up.. Too… Read More ›
Toad in the Hole
Gotta love toad in the hole.. Its got it all… Meaty, fluffy, crunchy, squidgy, just makes you smile.. Yet how to make a good one? Loads of recipes out there, and some bizarre twists.. resting the batter for hours.. Spinning… Read More ›