Tag: dinner

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Caramelised Pork Belly.

Believe it or not, I am not a fan of pork belly. At all. Not a fan of pork in general. So in an effort to make good use of the pork belly languishing in the freezer, I went in search of inspiration. I had in mind something sticky and sweet, and I soon found ...

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Slow Braised Lamb Shanks

If you’re looking for a warming Winter dish it doesn’t get much better than this. There’s also the bonus that after the initial preparation it happily cooks itself leaving you to get on with other things. These are slow cooked, braised, and sort of pot roasted as I used a deep cast iron pot with ...

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Old Fashioned Meatballs

By old fashioned I mean the classic Italian style meatballs, served with spaghetti and freshly grated Parmesan cheese. This is a recipe I could probably make blindfolded, that’s how often we have it. It’s a winner with everyone. My family love it best with pappardelle, which are much wider than spaghetti.¬†Fettuccine¬†is also good. And use ...

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Lamb Fillets

I wasn’t quite sure what to call this recipe. It all depends on what flavours you add to the marinade. I almost called this version Moroccan Lamb, but then I added oregano and Pedro Ximenez. You can obviously add whatever you like to the marinade. Make sure to cook the lamb fillets for no more ...