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Sunday lunch leftovers = Pie!

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 ›

Pats tomahawks 

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 ›

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 ›

Red ticket fillet

Wasn’t planning on having steak again for supper.. Yet with this red ticket special on a fantastic piece of Hereford beef fillet it just couldn’t be missed! Reduced from £43 per kilo to £12!!! Now that’s a saving!! So you… Read More ›

Steak & spuds

(The lead picture is not the steak we are having.. Just to let you know!! ) Sometimes all you want fur supper is something easy peasey.. (Not japaneasey..).. Steak .. Mrs Fitz loves steak.. I quite like it too.. I… Read More ›

Porky schnitzel

You gotta love a good schnitzel .. Not the veggie ones though.. Sorry.. Not even for Christmas.. That soft porky goodness giving way to buttery crunchiness.. Slightly peppery for us.. I remember my gutless taste if a schnitzel in Germany….. 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 ›

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 ›

Steak sarnies

Sometimes all you want for supper is a couple of easy food sarnies.. This is them… Simple sour dough bread toasted.. Black pepper for Mrs Fitz. Butter And horseradish for moi.. Rocket dressed in Italian balsamic dressing.. And a smack… 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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

Makin bacon..

Are you fed up of ‘snotty’ bacon.. This kind that leaves a watery gooey mess in your pan? Or maybe you are fed up of paying the ridiculous prices for so called artisan bacon? Widely available at farmers markets and… Read More ›

Home .. Sweet chuck home,.

Am home.. After my Arabian adventures worthy of a good novel.. Or at least some novel adventures! Having hurtled around the F1 circuit.. Flown sea planes.. Narrowly missed camels in the sand dunes whilst shooting hard liquor in. 4X 4… Read More ›

La Tasca lunch

Met a pal today for lunch.. Don’t often do that so was a nice change.. Or was it.. Ahhhh hmmmm! Well it was great to catch up with the pal and share some thoughts… We were going to eat in… Read More ›

Chinese beef curry ..

There is something about Chinese curry.. Much sweeter and deeper than Indian perhaps? ( someone is going to tell me different right?) .. A little hotter than Japanese curry, the kind used for Katsu curry.. And boy do I like… Read More ›

Roast beef salad

Mrs Fitz’s lunch today was brought to us by the leftover roast beef from last night.. A simple salad of a good bag of store bought leaves.. Baby plum tomatoes, chopped red onion, Turkish red pepper and Turkish yellow hot… Read More ›

Chorizo sausages ..

To use up the last if the ground pork I did for the hotdogs.. I made chorizo.. I have indeed nailed this I must say.. They are not the hung and dried type.. These are cookers .. Wonderful juicy spicy… Read More ›

Sooooper Sunday lunch!

You remember the pie club joint? Turns out they also do Sunday lunch. Proper English Sunday roast.. We couldn’t wait! Mrs Fitz decided we were going at midday for first servings.. So off we drove.. We were the first and… Read More ›

Super sausage Saturday !

Saturday turned into an afternoon of making provisions.. Firstly I bagged up all that pheasant for Mr Wentworth and Cora Murley.. Who both incidentally have decided that they are ‘off’ pheasant right now!! So into the freezer went 34 parcels… Read More ›

Pulled pork hand

Do piggies have hands. Yup yes indeedy and it’s a great cut of meat for pulled pork and also your butcher should charge you hardly any money for it.. Well some money yet not pork prices!! So got this beautiful… Read More ›

Sausage rolls

So it’s Friday… Mrs Fitz liked Friday Its a significant day in many religions as well as signifying the end of the week… Friday always feels good! and think if the advertising campaigns that are bully around Friday’s “thank Crunchie… Read More ›

Steak supper for two

We had a lovely Friday nite supper of sirloin steak…fries and peas.. Mrs Fitz loves steak .. And I managed to procure this number at half price per kilo..it’s from a good store and I gotta admit its great meat….. Read More ›

Steak supper

Mrs Fitz loves steak. Some people get crazy over it.. Personally I can take it or leave it really .. However tonite it was two sirloins that need eating.. The new Jersey royals are out.. Magnificent potatoes for the short… Read More ›

St Patrick’s day chinese

So.. Having to make those cliché paddys day foods just wasn’t sitting well with me.. Decided instead (after a heap of dialogue from my beautiful irish country girl wife).. Let’s ‘fusion it up’ plus she wanted Udon noodles for ages!… Read More ›