Smoked Haddock Chowder
Jan21

Smoked Haddock Chowder

It feels like it hasn’t stopped raining since the summer of 2018, and with the temperature dropping like a stone of late there is nothing quite as comforting as a large bowl of something hot with freshly baked crusty bread. Lewis Carroll was right all along.  Begin at the beginning” the King said gravely “and go on till you come to the end then stop. I recently came up with a recipe for a ridiculously easy to...

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Chicken Wrapped in Streaky Bacon
May29

Chicken Wrapped in Streaky Bacon

Yesterday I posted the Dauphinoise Potatoes recipe, the other half of this meal. This time around we are going for the heart of the meal the chicken breast stuff with all sorts of goodies then wrapped in a lot of streaky bacon; I was going to prepare it wrapped in pancetta but then I realised I sent my 12 yr old out to do the shopping, no matter, this turned out even better. First things first we need to prepare the stuffing. I had a...

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Amelia (Aged 10) Shepherd’s Pie
Feb16

Amelia (Aged 10) Shepherd’s Pie

There is something very special about a Shepherd’s Pie on a chilly day, something heart warming, in more ways than one. I often hear people saying something akin to “yes, but have you tried it with beef?”. It’s a common mistake that some people make, my ex-wife once complained to a waiter that her Shepherd’s Pie had lamb in it, we were near the end of our relationship and so I left it unchallenged. For...

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