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 Beef

Nothing quite a British as Roast Beef and Yorkshire Puddings for Sunday lunch, is there? Even the French call us ‘Les Rosbifs’ and I’m not sure whether it’s a bad thing or good! Anyhow, good roast beef is a fantastic meal centre for a family lunch and it’s not that hard to do a slower-cooked…

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 Chicken

Good roast chicken is incredible. Juicy meat, crispy skin, the whole family love it. But chicken doesn’t have the luxury of layers of fat like beef or pork that would self-baste so with a little effort, you can avoid dryness and achieve brilliant roast chicken every time. I always follow the time guidelines that are…

Recipe – Yorkshire Puddings

Who doesn’t like a Yorkshire pudding eh? We certainly love them, they’re Jack’s favourite food at the moment (after chocolate cake, obviously). Not everyone is confident making them though so here’s my foolproof way to make them. Essentially it’s all about cold batter and very hot baking tins. You will need (the famous 3-2-1 recipe):…

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…

Recipe – Yorkshire Pudding Wraps

Here’s a fantastic use of that old favourite, the Yorkshire Pudding. I’ve shown you in another recent recipe how to make a traditional pud but this is a variant that makes a whole meal for 4-6 people. You will need: 100 g plain flour 200ml milk 3 eggs 350g beef in stir fry strips 6…