Here’s a great way to cook a whole chicken on the BBQ that takes a fraction of the time of roasting in the kitchen oven. It also overcomes the problem of the chicken being such an irregular shape often meaning the breast meat is overcooked by the time the leg … More Santa Maria Style BBQ Spatchcock Chicken
I love to eat good Mexican food but to be honest, the Cotswolds is not famed for it’s enchilladas or guacamole. I’ve tried all manner of shop and deli bought packet and jar sauces to cook up at home but even the better ones have left me disappointed. A little … More Home Made Enchillada Sauce – So Easy You HAVE To Laugh!
We had some friends over for lunch on Saturday – the perfect excuse to fire up the BBQ and cook some serious jerk chicken. It also gave me the perfect excuse to go out and buy a new kitchen gadget – a boning knife. It’s a knife I have wanted … More A Sufficiency of BBQ Jerk Chicken
Holy SMOKE that was hot. Guess I skipped over the ‘use sparingly’ part of the instructions. Apparently, this is the Jerk sauce from Jamaica by which all others are measured. For jerk aficionados, Walkerswood, Jamaica, is Mecca. The tiny village perched above Ocho Rios is home to Walkerswood Caribbean Foods, … More Walkerswood Jamaican Jerk Seasoning
Introducing my latest toy – a dual purpose meat mallet made by Typhoon. One side has rows of small pyramid spikes and the other is flat. The idea of the spikes soften the fibres in the meat therefore making it more tender to eat and easier to digest. The other … More Stop! Hammer Time!
Chicken with white wine, mushrooms a dash of toms and saute potatoes. Easy, quick and scrummy yummy.
This is my take on a meal I enjoyed in Italy recently. Super tasty and great with sauteed rosemary potatoes. Start with a chicken breast or two and butterfly them. (see here for a video on how to butterfly chicken breast) then make a marinade of 1/3rd olive oil, 1/3rd … More Best BBQ Butterflied Chicken
Pollo a la Milanese – I love this so much…. Another quick, easy and damn tasty dinner here. It’s a classic Italian dish and I like to think I’ve got it nailed with a few authentic touches. Not being one to blow one;s own trumpet of course, but I really … More Pollo a la Milanese – I love this so much