Barbecued Spare Ribs

You should know by now that ribs are my kryptonite. My mother did a tomato braise that was out of this world and I’ve been on a quest to recreate that 48-hour goodness for a long time. This recipe from The New York Times is the opposite. It’s an attempt to re-create the dryish, very… Continue reading Barbecued Spare Ribs

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The quest for BBQ spare ribs

Saturday was a win again at the farmer’s market. As well as scoring some excellent broad beans and lovely Crafty Devil beer, Charcutier Ltd again had an offer on their spare ribs so the quest was on to cook them even better! This time, I went for this recipe from the BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/sweetstickyspicyribs_85067 I’m now… Continue reading The quest for BBQ spare ribs

BBC Barbecued Spare Ribs

We were at the @RCMAmarkets today stocking up on essentials like fresh broad beans, eggs and so on, when, getting my bacon roll from Charcutier I happened to spy that he had half price spare ribs. Thinking that’s tonight’s barbecue sorted (it’s not raining in Cardiff today, oddly), my next task was a recipe. Eschewing… Continue reading BBC Barbecued Spare Ribs

Barbecued Spare Ribs – Fail

  Many years ago, back in the dark ages of the 70’s before people in Britain could cook, my mum dutifully collected weekly magazines that eventually became a series of doorstop volumes called “Supercook”. From that, several family staples emerged: chicken casserole, black forest gateau, barbecued spare ribs and so on. Note they all early… Continue reading Barbecued Spare Ribs – Fail