Tag Archive | easy

Cheat’s Pork Belly Slices

Cheat’s Pork Belly Slices

The most popular recipe on my blog is Garlic, Soy & Honey Pork Belly Slices, which in itself is a fairly easy and quick recipe (minus the marinading time), but this is a super quick and lazy alternative using shop-bought stir-fry sauce. I love the hoisin and garlic variety, but any flavour could be used. […]

Slow Cooker Pork Ribs

Slow Cooker Pork Ribs

Pork ribs are a really economical cut of meat and slow cooking is a great way to get them tender and falling off the bone. This great one-pot meal will serve 4. Ingredients: Olive oil – 1 tablespoon Onions – 2 (diced) Garlic – 4 cloves (crushed) Vinegar – 3 tablespoons Tomato puree – 2 […]

Blue Cheese Beef

Blue Cheese Beef

This is another low-carb diet recipe. As I mentioned in an earlierĀ post, I’m currently sticking to a low-carb (under 100g a day) and calorie controlled diet after getting to my heaviest ever while finishing up my PhD. This diet has been working really well for me and I’ve lost a stone in under 3 months […]

Garlic, Soy & Honey Pork Shoulder Steaks

Garlic, Soy & Honey Pork Shoulder Steaks

The most popular recipe on my blog has to be my Garlic, Soy & Honey Slow Cooked Pork Belly Slices. It’s a great full-flavoured sticky and spicy recipe that is bound to be a hit with any pork fan. It’s only downside is it does take quite a while to cook. This version allows you […]

Garlic, Ginger & Chilli Pork Fillet

Garlic, Ginger & Chilli Pork Fillet

As I mentioned in my last post, I’m currently on a low-carb, low-calorie diet. Pork fillet is a great cut of meat for such a diet as it’s super lean and reasonably priced. It is, however, fairly bland so it’s a good idea to marinade it. Ingredients: Pork fillet – 1lb/450g (cut in half) Garlic […]

DON’T PANIC! One Week Until Christmas: Tips to Help You Cope

DON’T PANIC! One Week Until Christmas: Tips to Help You Cope

If you’re cooking the Christmas dinner this year why not give yourself the best present of all, an easy time! It’s just one day, it’s not really that much more effort than an ordinary roast dinner, and it is ok to cheat if it’ll make the cook calmer and happier. Anyone that doesn’t like it […]

Slow Cooker Roasted Shoulder of Lamb in Redcurrant Sauce

Slow Cooker Roasted Shoulder of Lamb in Redcurrant Sauce

It’s been a couple of weeks since my last post and I’m still trying to get back into the blogging swing of things. In the final stages of my thesis getting itĀ done was pretty all-consuming, and most extra-curricular activities went out the window. Now I’m trying to remember how I occupied my free time before, […]