Project Bacon

Ok, the time has come. I have started a bacon project. Over the next 10 days I will hopefully create a sweetcure streaky bacon. I started with about a kilo of belly pork. Actually, I started a little before that… So now we have our required pre-requisite beer (in my case. It could be wine, […]

Bringing home the bacon

My wife bought some bacon from our local butcher the other day. Do you know what? She said it tasted different to supermarket bacon and also looked different. The odd thing was, she actually meant that the locally cured bacon didn’t taste as good as the pre-packed stuff. This spurred me on to think about […]

Eggs Benedict

Sometimes, you just need that opulence that butter and eggs gives! Eggs Benedict   Author: Mike Serves: 4 Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 10 mins Total time: 25 mins Print   Ingredients For the Hollandaise 3 large free-range eggs, yolks only ½ lemon, juice only 250g/9oz butter, melted pinch white pepper and salt For […]