Garlic

Garlic is a most important ingredient. It’s rare in our house we don’t use it. Whether it’s starting a tomato sauce by frying an onion or crushing into teryaki sauce it’s unthinkable to cook without it. You shouldn’t taste it in the dish, but it rounds out the finished product nicely. The example above was… Continue reading Garlic

Modern Preserver – Kylee Newton

Today was a good book day. My first acquisition was by Kylee Newton on preserving. Back when I lived in London, I used to make the regular trek to the badlands of Hackney and Broadway Market to acquire one of her amazing Newton and Pott chutneys or jams, always classics with a twist. Very happy… Continue reading Modern Preserver – Kylee Newton

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