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Archive for March, 2014

Equipment needed to cut rough long grass

Equipment needed to cut rough long grass

Bit of a plug for one of our advertisers  SCH (Supplies) Ltd. SCH are a family run manufacturing company based in Suffolk and their very latest Field Topper has been designed specifically to cut rough long grass. With a single blade featuring wing tips, the unit is powered by a 22hp Kohler electric start engine.  […]

By March 25, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Lime Pickle Recipe

Lime Pickle Recipe

Making Tikka Masala Making Naan Bread Making the Basic Sauce This Lime Pickle Recipe is quick & easy to make! Almost as good as the main dish is the often complimentary dish of condiments, some hot, some spicy and always with a minty Raita (yoghurt and mint). Lime Pickle is a nice, zesty treat in […]

Making Naan Bread

Making Naan Bread

An absolute essential for any true curry fan, and not difficult to make. Some restaurants serve giant naans (known as sleeping bags in our local) which are shared by the whole table. These are more modest sized ones.  You can spice up the naan using flavoured oils. Making Naan Bread – Ingredients – 150ml (5 […]

Making Chicken Tikka Masala

Making Chicken Tikka Masala

Making Basic Sauce Making Naan Bread Making Lime Pickle Tandoori tikka masala (sometimes called makhani) is one of the UK’s favourite curry dishes, but does not exist in India. Why? Well, because the original dish was plain and simple tikka, a dry roasted spiced chicken portion often served as a starter in a restaurant. Our […]

Making a Basic Curry Sauce

Making a Basic Curry Sauce

Maing Lime Pickle Making Naan Bread Making Chicken Tikka Masala A good curry starts with a good sauce, and with a huge variety of curries on offer a restaurant does not have the time to make each sauce individually, so the chefs make a very good base stock sauce, which they then portion out and […]

Home-made Dog Treats

Home-made Dog Treats

Cheese Dog Treats Why buy expensive branded titbits when you can easily make your own healthy home made dog treats for a fraction of the price, let’s face it the dog isn’t going to complain. Our dog adores cheese and always lingers by the work surface if any is being used – the smellier the […]

By March 18, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Pulled Pork Recipe

Pulled Pork Recipe

This isn’t so much a pulled pork recipe as a method of shreading your pork so it can be used as a topping or in barn cakes (rolls). I’ve recently seen Pulled Pork on menus and it seems to be very now and height of street food chic. I asked my fav hog roast vendor […]

By March 13, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
How to Make Chipotle Sauce

How to Make Chipotle Sauce

The Mexican Chipotle Sauce is made using smoked, dried jalapeno peppers, and when dried they are not so much hot as full of flavour and, well, rather smoky tasting. But how to make chipotle sauce in Lancashire when smoked jalapenos are not the easiest thing to find? In the end I got dried chipotle flakes […]

By March 13, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Hot Water Crust Pastry

Hot Water Crust Pastry

Hot Water Crust pastry is a combination of fat and, not surprisingly, hot water. It’s a lovely pastry to make – very tactile, and, as long as you use it quickly, remarkably forgiving. You can’t make some up to use another day though. It goes black and quite horrid. To make enough for the Giant […]

Giant Chicken and Pork Pie

Giant Chicken and Pork Pie

Remarkably easy to make this giant Chicken and Pork Pie is a real show stopper. Although this recipe uses hot water crust pastry I have used, with some success, strong bread flour  in short pastry. Remember to roll it out quite thick as it will need to be strong to hold all the pork and […]

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