fiesta friday

Using up leftovers -tacos

with bits needing eating it’s time to get creative.. Well let’s be honest this ain’t that creative really!  Some chicken did Mrs Fitz fine, sprinkled with cumin, salt and pepper and smoke sweet paprika..    And that great short rib… 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 ›

Spatchcocked chuckon

Seeing how we normally feed the hounds chicken it seemed like quite a treat to be actually eating ourselves! First the spatchcock .. Simple as long as you have good scissors .. Just cut out the backbone chop it into… Read More ›

Mr Fitz goes POP!

Remember that elderflower champagne? The one made from the hedgerows in our garden? So simple the recipe.. Scarily simple! Elderflower heads.. Sugar.. White wine vinegar (just a splash)..lemon juice and rind and water.. That’s it! No yeast? Nope no yeast….. Read More ›

Porky goodness.. Ribs!

Feeling all American .. The wings were great .. after wings though must come ribs.. A great rack of ribs from butcher Dave.. Got him to whip off that paper like piece on the underside .. it’s really worth doing… Read More ›

Elderflower champagne

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 ›

Big beefy ribs..

Ok.. I succumbed .. Yet they needed eating right? I picked these fantastic scotch beef ribs from Ian the butcher last week.. That’s how long good quality meat lasts you see .. I have to pop over and see him… Read More ›

Picanha steak ?

The picanha steak.. New one on me.. Think I had it a few years back in Rio at one if those amazing grill joints.. so much meat !! They just keep bringing it on over! If you dig meat you… Read More ›

Hot diggidy doggies..

Went off to see butcher Dave today.. Got a bunch of stuff.. Look out for venison burgers.. White pudding.. Classic English breakfast sausages.. Mr Fitz legendary doner style kebob..And hmmm more to come too! For now let’s focus on the… Read More ›