Category Archives: Good food

Suckling pig

Wow, not an everyday dinner but worth a go surely. not a difficult recipe this at all! First catch your pig. Put it in a tray and put said tray in oven. Cook it long and slow. This beauty had … Continue reading

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Poety inspired cuisine!

“They dined on mince and slices of quince Which they ate with a runciple spoon” Following in the footsteps of the owl and the pussycat, thought it would be good to try some quince. These weird fruit take some cooking, … Continue reading

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Maltese cheese cake

No visit to Malta is complete without a visit (or several) to one of the many pastizzeria. These tiny shops sell an array of pastries, which are well worth a nibble. Take my word for it and avoid the Wudy … Continue reading

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Making a bread wheatsheaf

Well it’s that time of year again, as the harvest draws to a close. There’s a lot of pleasure to be had from spending some time crafting a wheatsheaf. So here’s how to do it. knock up some dough Use … Continue reading

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The most satisfying thing you can do with your hands

O.k O.k stop right there. You’ve read the title, and already your mind is racing. What kind of deviant, onanistic journey are we about to embark on now? I know the anticipation you’re feeling, that nervous excitement, the thrill of … Continue reading

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Home made hooch

And so we turn our attention again to the subject of booze. With nature’s bounty all around us, the bushes heavy with soft fruits, it seems an approproate time to dust off the brewer’s log from 1990’s, A period which … Continue reading

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Well fired bread

Burn baby burn! There’s something about those really dark scorched loaves, that really intense flavour and smell, that really crisp crust which cracks and splinters as you cut into it….. It’s kind of hard to acheive in a domestic oven … Continue reading

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Toad in the Hole

There’s nothing like a light snack for a balmy summer’s evening… and this is nothing like a light snack for a balmy summer’s evening. Toad in the hole is a dish of meat (usually sausages) cooked in a batter pudding. … Continue reading

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