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bread and dripping rolls

bread and dripping rolls

There’s food that makes the generation above me turn misty-eyed: liver and onions, jam roly-poly, pickled eggs… Bread and dripping is another. That is, a slice of bread smeared with a slick of grease rendered from the Sunday roast and rescued cold from the pan. Creamy white fat speckled with pepper on soft bread… I don’t share that same nostalgia, […]

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crunchy summer salad

Sainsbury’s are wanting to inspire the nation to be more creative with their vegetables after seeing a massive upturn in sales of vegetables with Avocado (147%), asparagus spears (118%), broccoli (40%), courgettes (30%) and bunched beetroot (25%) leading the way. I do love a salad, but it’s a bit easy just to get a plastic bag of leaves, slice a […]

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home made pork pie

home made pork pie

I’ve eaten pork pies hundreds of times but this was my first attempt at a home made pork pie. It’s really worth the effort. If you are English and reading this you will already know what I mean by the phrase “pork pie”.┬áIt has a very definite meaning: a raised, crisp pastry, filled with coarse meat surrounded by a spiced […]

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