Tenderising Pork Brine

This is the equivalent to buttermilk chicken. I always think pork chops can be a little bit stringy and slightly chewy. I don’t like eating pork pink so this is such a good way to keep the pork nice and moist without worrying about cooking it too much. You can put any aromatics in it….

Homemade Tomato Salsa

I didn’t realise how making my own salsa would taste so much better than the shop bought varieties and of course there isn’t any nasty preservatives or funky named substitutes in a homemade salsa. It is also so versatile you can add anything you want regarding the herbs and spices. This is perfect as a…

Freezable Wild Garlic Butter Recipe

This butter is so versatile and a great way to use wild garlic. You can use it to make chicken kiev or add a slice on top of a steak or fish to add lot’s of flavour, it would be great in mash potato too. I was worried about getting the shape right but thankfully…

Homemade Pickled Fennel with Star Anise and Orange Recipe

So Paulie and I have been pickling again this weekend. We have pickled some veg to spruce up our salad’s. Check out the cauliflower recipe too! Ingredients (makes the 3 jars in picture) 6 bulbs of fennel, trimmed and sliced into very thin rings 3 medium orange’s ( or 1 per jar) 4 cups white…

Homemade Pickled Cauliflower with Dill and Spice Recipe

If you read my salad post’s you will know that we add pickled items such as capers or gherkins to spruce up and add flavour to our salads. We decided to have a go at our own and we are so pleased with the results. It is so cheap to do it yourself and they…