Ham, Black Eyed Bean and Marinated Tomato Salad

As the autumn is in full swing the tomatoes this time of year aren’t at their best so marinating them really maximises their sweetness and it doubles up as a dressing. Pulses are so good for you and now you can buy them in tins they are really easy to drain and chuck into salads….

Left Over Ham and Cheese Baked Croquette’s Recipe

As you will see from my previous post I baked a lovely gammon joint and had some left over and I found this yummy recipe from kitchensanctuary.com. These croquettes were delicious, fa better than any I have had in Tapas restaurants. The cheese is gooey and the ham adds some texture all finished off with…

Ginger, Honey and Marmalade Baked Gammon Recipe

This ham was so delicious and the meat was so tender. The ginger beer really tenderises the meat a bit like coca cola ham. The glaze is so yummy and I love the bits of orange zest you get now and then. I made 2 salad’s and some ham croquettes for the both of us,…

Ham, Pea, Mint and Pasta Salad with a Mustard Dressing Recipe

Got some leftover ham that needs using up? This recipe is delicious. I think the combination of ham, pasta, peas and mint work so well and really have a comforting nostalgic flavour. It is comfort food at it’s best and is really simple which sometimes is a good thing. I had mine in my lunchbox…

Honey, Mustard and Marmalade Roast Ham Recipe

This was the first time I had made my own marmalade ham and it will be my go to recipe now. It was so delicious it was sticky and sweet with delicious mustard notes. The meat was so tender and the caramalisation on the outside is really addictive. The ham only lasted 2 days and…

Juicy Ginger Beer Glazed Gammon Recipe

This was truly the best ham I ever eaten. It was so moist and the sticky glaze was delicious. I don’t like ingredients in coca cola but understand it’s tenderising quality so I wanted to find a more natural alternative and came across rosalilium’s recipe which used ginger beer. I love Ginger so thought what…

Homemade Maple, Mustard and Honey Ham Recipe

This ham gave us 2 lunches, a dinner and pizza topping! When you divide the price by four it works out really reasonable. There is something special about making your own ham and we bought this for Easter and have only just got round to using it. This is based on Gordon Ramsay’s Ham in…