Product Reviews

Product Review: Smart Bacon Express

I love bacon. The salty fatty pork is utterly delicious and addictive and I think plays a huge role in the British psyche. The Americans may chuck bacon onto literally everything but we have the upper hand with the bacon butty and the English breakfast. The tasty yet humble bacon butty may be simple but… Continue reading Product Review: Smart Bacon Express

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Meat, Student Meals

Slow Cooker Pulled Bacon with Homemade Barbecue Sauce

It used to be the case that meats that took a long time to cook were cheaper than the quicker cuts and while generally that still remains true, I found a little secret in some supermarkets which inverts that rule. “Cooking bacon” is what the supermarkets call those pieces of bacon which they can’t make… Continue reading Slow Cooker Pulled Bacon with Homemade Barbecue Sauce

Meat, Student Meals, Vegetarian

Making a White Sauce for Smoked Bacon and Broccoli Pasta

If there is one recipe that you have to know, it’s how to make a white sauce. The humble white sauce itself is incredibly versatile; whether you use it as a binding agent for something like fishcakes, a sauce base for pasta and pies or even as a topping for open sandwiches and gravies, you… Continue reading Making a White Sauce for Smoked Bacon and Broccoli Pasta

Meat, Student Meals, Vegetarian

Gochujang Fried Rice

The Korean dish, bibimbap, which literally translates as mixed rice, was the inspiration for this recipe, my Gochujang Fried Rice. With pieces of fried bacon, scrambled egg, spring onions, cucumber, sweetcorn and gochujang paste, which is Korean fermented chilli paste, this fried rice dish is ready in less than 30 minutes and is so simple… Continue reading Gochujang Fried Rice

Guest Posts, Meat, Pastry

Guest Post: Brunch Pies by Deborah Manger (of GBBO fame)

Anyone who has watched The Great British Bake Off will know the writer of this guest post. Let’s say that she was heavily involved in ‘Custardgate’ so much so that she even stole the custard. I contacted Deborah Manger, a former contestant on the show, about the possibility of writing a guest post for me… Continue reading Guest Post: Brunch Pies by Deborah Manger (of GBBO fame)

Food on Youtube

Food on Youtube Archives – Byron Talbott (Part 2)

I'm continuing the search of the Youtube food archives with Byron Talbott's Youtube channel. If you haven't heard of Byron Talbott before, I think it's time to prepare yourself for a good hour of gasping in awe of the beauty of the food that Byron continues to produce without fail as you binge-watch his videos. In… Continue reading Food on Youtube Archives – Byron Talbott (Part 2)

Food on Youtube

Food on Youtube : W/b 8th June 2014

Youtube is a hub for food channels and they are incredibly popular. With some channels having 2 million subscribers and many British foodies showing recipes on Youtube, I’d thought I’d find some of the foodie gems to share here with links. I’m subscribed to many food channels and they always post cracking recipes. It is… Continue reading Food on Youtube : W/b 8th June 2014