Monday, November 14, 2016

Cheap, Tasty, Nutritious, Foolproof, Scalable Recipes - #1 - Tasty Tortilla

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This is the first in a series of recipes that are designed to meet 5 specific criteria.

That is, they must be Cheap, Tasty, Nutritious, Foolproof and Scalable - ideal for anyone cooking on a budget, cooking with little experience, or cooking for one.

 

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Kentucky PIE-d Chicken

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This is a food experiment that's been on my To Do list for at least a couple of years now...

To take a takeaway bucket of chicken and make it into some sort of pie as the centrepiece of a more balanced family dinner
 

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Saturday, May 10, 2014

The All Meat Pie And The Inside Out Pie

allmeatpiethumb.jpgCombining two of my favourite things: inventing stuff, and pies.

Here is a pie made completely from meat - even the crust! It's the All Meat Pie.

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Saturday, February 22, 2014

Steak And Kidney Pie

steakandkidneypiethumb.jpgFebruary 2014 - I love pies, and the very best of pies (in my opinion) is a Steak and Kidney pie.

Here's how I make the perfect, rich, meaty filling for this, the King of Pies!

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Sunday, August 26, 2012

Pork-Less Pies

porklesspiethumb.jpgI have some friends who don't eat pork and they happened to mention one day that the one thing they really miss, since they gave it up, is a pork pie.

This seemed to me more of a challenge than an obstacle, so I set about trying to recreate something equivalent to the Pork Pie Experience, but without any pork or pig products - indeed without any products of mammalian origin at all.

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Saturday, November 26, 2011

Self-Organising Custard Pie

custardpiethumb.jpgThis is a baked custard pie with a difference - because it essentially makes itself. All you do is mix all the ingredients and bake - and when it comes out, it has a soft pastry crust on the bottom, and a moist wobbly custard filling on top.

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Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Raspberry And Orange Meringue Pie

raspberrymeringuethumb.jpgHere's a recipe for a dessert with a flavour and appearance designed to surprise. It's a variation on the popular classic Lemon Meringue Pie, but this one is flavoured with raspberries and orange instead.

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Sunday, September 19, 2010

Steak And Kidney Pudding

steakandkidneythumb.jpgHere's another classic British dish - much misunderstood and often under-appreciated. But folks don't know what they're missing - it's steak and kidney pudding.

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Sunday, August 8, 2010

Fiercely Fishy Pie

fishpiethumb.jpgFish Pie is a classic British dish - but some examples of it will have you hunting for traces of the main ingredient.

This one is designed as the antidote to mediocre fish pie - so it's crammed with four different kinds of fish, and lots of it - I'm calling it Fiercely Fishy Pie.

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Friday, August 14, 2009

Rum And Raisin Chocolate Torte

rumnraisinthumb.JPGThis is a recipe for a dark chocolate torte with a luscious velvety texture, filled with rum-soaked raisins.

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