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 ›
Roast loin of porkiness
Remember that great cut from the Wollaston butchers? No? Ok.. It was this one .. Actually not that cut yet offa the same antibiotic free range blythworth pig.. Roasted up a treat! Just 180 degrees in the oven for the… Read More ›
Red pork & Japanese easy noodles
I haven’t made red pork for ages.. I forget how much I like it.. Particularly the ones hanging in the windows in Chinatown .. Ooh those the ducks and piggies are just the best meat adornments ever for a store… Read More ›
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 ›
Making bacon belly and jowles
Time to make bacon.. My pal jack has used his engineering skills to ensure that we had the optimum levels of cure to size and weight ratios.. He had set this to cure prior to my New York trip.. After… Read More ›
Home made sausages & rolls
It’s that time again. (It’s also fiesta Friday number ten!) That time where I just have to make sausages.. I find it’s an excellent way of relaxing. Strange to some yet good for me , I get to think through… Read More ›
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 ›
It’s a sausage fest in the kitchen..
Still on the use up campaign from the proteins ‘hunted ‘ from the depths if one if the freezers.. This is the tale of a shoulder of pork.. This porky protein has been in there hiding since before Christmas, so… Read More ›
Dinner at the Brehon , Killarney
After a good wander around the 144 restaurants so called available in Killarney.. Yup 144 restaurants.. ONE HUNDRED AND FORTY FOUR!!! We got none.. None that we fancied eating in.. None that didn’t seem to feature anything that could be… 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 ›
Slow roasted pork hocks
Had these great pork hocks from Butcher Dave.. They were starting to get a little ‘sticky’ so better get ate ! Decided to bone them which is a little tricky yet satisfying when done… So kinda butterflied and the meat… Read More ›
Sausage rolls for a Fiesta..
Mrs Fitz needs to take something into work today for sharing.. So I helped out by making sausage rolls .. Umm with a couple of different touches.. First the sausage meat.. Having had my good pal Dave the butcher grind… Read More ›
Homemade tortilla chips, pulled pork and fresh avocado salsa
Suppertime tonite was inspired by a post for baked tortilla chips.. Umm didn’t bake them though.. Ahem x Shallow kinda fried corn tortillas .. Tumbled in a spice mix of onion powder, garlic granules, some secret others.. Paprika, celery salt… 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 sarnies with oven spuds
Heavy duty meat day today.. Made three types if sausages, two kilos of kebab.. Will tell you all about it later.. So a simple supper if the pulled pork, in soft rolls, buttered of course! A salad of tomato shallot… 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 ›
Lobster lunch & spicy sausages
What to make Mrs Fitz for lunch??? Hmmm … well it’s a miserable day here cold wet grey and will the proper winter ever arrive?? Jeez Lou-eeeze!! Needed to go to the store anyway so went to the store, had… Read More ›
Post docs lunch..
Had to go get the blood test results today. Diabetes? Nope.. (Thought that would appear!), Liver? Not quite functioning properly! Milk thistle my attorney recommends.. On that! TA! X Heart? Seems fine.. Cholesterol.. Umm not so hot.. Tablets it seems….. Read More ›
Remember that Smoked pork from Cork english market?
Well, found it in the fridge.. Not ‘foouund’ so to speak.. I knew it was there.. Had this moment of panic! Wondering just how long does smoked pork in a vacpac last for? Dunno? Yet this seems fine.. Lovely and… Read More ›