SLOW COOKER BRAISED SHORT RIBS


As we hit that time of year where we have to crank up the heating, I know it is time to bring out the slow cooker. I love that it can monitor a low heat and gently braise the meat until it’s pull apart tender. Years ago in the UK short ribs were barely heard…

ROSEMARY ROASTED RUMP OF BEEF


I love the weekends who doesn’t! For me it means having the time to slowly potter around my kitchen, relax reading recipes, planning meals – basically feeding my cooking obsession. But it also gives me the time to cook big bits of meat and scratch my head a lot, whilst making pen to paper calculations to…

BLOW YOUR MIND BIG AL’S BBQ SAUCE


I can sadly take no credit for creating this truly genius BBQ sauce recipe. But it is just so great that I need to share it with everyone. The long and short of it is, I LOVE BBQ sauce and  well all kinds of BBQ so when I cooked dinner for my Pop Up Supper Club for Jamie’s Food…

MY JEW-ISH QUICK LAMB, WHITE BEAN, TOMATO & KALE SOUP


Kale – the wonder leaf, if a vegetable could win a prize for veg of the year 2014 it would be kale. Whilst it usually comes bagged and slightly shredded you can buy variations of it in its whole form. Either way every week its in my fridge and every week I try and find…

SUMAC LAMB KOFTA, MINTED YOGURT


In this instance, the quick delivery of this recipe is thanks to the invention of the food processor. In an age where we are endlessly short of time, one looks for quick, easy and tasty recipes, which I believe this one delivers. So you are probably wondering what the hell is sumac – Sumac (pronounced SOO-mak) is the…

JEW-ISH ASIAN STYLE SHORT RIBS


I first tried Short ribs in America. They were a revelation, it was one of those ‘Stop, what the hell is this?’  moments. I realized that their by far had been no slow braised beef dish in my life that had come close to the tenderness and or deliciousness  of  this particular cut of beef.  This ah-ha…