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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”. It has a very definite meaning: a raised, crisp pastry, filled with coarse meat surrounded by a spiced […]

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general tso’s actifry chicken

general tso's chicken cooked in the tefal actifry

Isn’t it strange how two Western cultures can create their own version of the same imported cuisine? “Moo shu beef”, “egg rolls”, “crab rangoon”… What are these odd things? They’re found on menus of most Chinese takeaways (sorry,”takeout”) in America. Yet in the UK they’re completely alien. In my limited understanding, immigrants of different areas started these restaurants on different […]

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