Tag Archive | Yorkshire puddings

What to Cook for Christmas: Accompaniments

What to Cook for Christmas: Accompaniments

Christmas really isn’t complete without the sides, they really do make the meal. Yorkshire Puddings: I love Yorkshire puddings. I may even be addicted to them. My recipe is easy to follow and foolproof. Pigs in Blankets: Meat wrapped in more meat, to me this is the spirit of Christmas. Italian Stuffing: This family recipe […]

My Christmas Dinner Menu & Recipes

My Christmas Dinner Menu & Recipes

I’m very excited about Christmas and the thing I’m most excited about is all the cooking! I’m not a slave to the cooking on Christmas day though, I like to prepare things ahead so I have plenty of time to open presents and spend with family on the big day. Eating in the evening helps […]

Leftover Chicken Hot Pot

Leftover Chicken Hot Pot

Bored of always doing the same thing with leftover roast chicken (pies, pastas, sandwiches, or just having it cold) I decided to come up with a new recipe. Leftover lamb and beef can be used up in a shepherd’s or cottage pie, but I didn’t really fancy a mash potato topped dish. So I thought […]

Roast Shoulder of Pork with Crackling and Homemade Pork Gravy

Roast Shoulder of Pork with Crackling and Homemade Pork Gravy

Another dish with pork shoulder, which is great for those on a budget! Pork shoulder is best slow roasted, and stays lovely and moist without any need for basting and minimal attention while cooking. This method also works well whether you have a small or large joint and gives great crackling and it quick to […]

Yorkshire Puddings

Yorkshire Puddings

One of my earliest food memories (I was probably 3 or 4) is sitting at the table in my great-gran’s kitchen for Sunday lunch with a plate of Yorkshire puddings and gravy in front of me. Nothing else on the plate, just Yorkshire puddings and gravy. This was a traditional way of serving Sunday lunch, […]