Recipe – Slow Roast Beef with Red Wine Gravy

Roast beef is definitely top of my dream meal list. Done well (but not well done!) there is nothing better. I’ve already shown how to do a simple roast but I’ve been trying to find a way to do a slow roast that retains moisture and provides a melt in the mouth experience. This is…

Recipe – Gluten Free Yorkshire Puddings

Experimenting with gluten free versions of our favourites, I had a go at Yorkshire Puddings as they’re very popular in our house and my wife doesn’t want to miss out! To make six large or twelve standard puddings, you will need: 70g plain gluten free flour 30g self raising gluten free flour 3 eggs 1…

How To – Roast Lamb

Spring is a great time of year. Everything comes to life, the days get longer and we start to see the end of the long season of winter vegetables and produce. Roast Lamb for me is a major part of Spring and Easter. I lived in the Welsh Valleys for over ten years and the…

Recipe – Marinated Pork Tenderloin

Pork is a good, healthy meat – or at least it can be if you done have really fatty chops or crackling! The tenderloin cut is almost a forgotten cut, it’s certainly not easily found in the pre-packed aisle, but it can make a healthy, tasty family meal with virtually no fat. To feed 4,…

Recipe – Sage & Onion Stuffing (Vegetarian)

This is one of those things that is a default ‘packet’ part of your cooking but is relatively simple to do yourself and tastes so much better! I swear, once you try it, you’ll never go back to a packet 🙂 To serve 4-6, you will need: 6 slices stale white bread with crusts removed…

How To – Roast Pork

Roast pork can be lovely, actually lower in fat than beef or lamb but unfortunately it can be roasted in such a way that makes it feel really fatty. This is how to roast a simple joint for succulent meat, little fat if you don’t want it and good crackling if you do! Pick your…

How To – Roast Potatoes

A quick ‘how to’ on roast potatoes, a very important part of any roast dinner. My tip here is all about the process of putting them in the oven… The oven can be set to whatever your roast is in at, or if you’re doing them on their own, 180 degrees is fine. Put in…