Minted Lamb and Feta Burgers With a Crunchy Salad

Normally when I want a burger I want cheddar cheese, blue cheese, bacon, black pudding, burger sauce, mayo, ketchup, mustard, cooked onion, raw onion, onion rings,  lettuce, rocket and any other accompaniment you could think of, not all at once obviously although I wouldn't say no to trying that. So when I looked at this recipe I wasn't expecting much. A [...]

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Apricot and Pecan Stuffed Pork with Honey Glazed Carrots and Green Mash

I know there are no photography awards on its way to me for this one. I also know it isn't much to look at on the plate, there are however some things worth mentioning, aside from the watery mash and the burnt carrots. This blog is my food journey after all and that means my [...]

Mexican Broth with Spicy Beef and Beans

I wasn't expecting much here. The thought of a bowl of broth doesn't really set my taste buds tingling. It is hard to think you can be satisfied by what really amounts to a lumpy drink. Once again me and my thoughts have been proven wrong.  Not only did this meal satisfy, it had more [...]

Rosemary Glazed Chicken with Purple Mash and Buttered Leeks

Succulant crispy chicken on a bed of buttered leeks, and covered in a Rosemary glaze. Served with purple potato mash. There isn't much to report on this this meal but there were a couple of things worth mentioning. Firstly though the chicken was pan fried skin side down a while to get that lovely crispy [...]

Balsamic Steak with Red Cabbage and Potato Wedges

Perfectly cooked steak (in my case slightly underdone, it was a funny shaped steak) crispy potatoes wedges with Rosemary and a naturally sweet cabbage with onion and mustard seeds. The steak we had was flank steak which comes from the under belly of the cow by the hind quarters. It is usually long and thin [...]