One Bourbon, One Sugar and One Hour

If you like your red meat well cooked, marinaded in a thick sauce and incredibly tasty, this is the dish for all you meat lovers: 140g orange marmalade, preferably shredless or fine shred 2 tbsp dark muscovado sugar 150ml bourbon* 100ml fresh orange juice 5cm/2in piece fresh root ginger, peeled and coarsely grated 5 tbsp […]

Another night in with a couple of birds.

If like me, you like your chicken, then it’s hard to turn down 3 whole chickens for £10 from Sainsburys. Their free range eggs are quite expensive though but a local butcher sells trays of 18 eggs for £2, so it was time to stock up. 90 minutes later and the three birds were portioned […]

Yummy Ginger Cookies

These delicious cookies are easy to make and great fun for kids. They’re easily mixed by hand and can be eaten with or without decorating. The ginger in them also makes them great for pregnant mums as it often quells queasiness. [gmc_recipe 829]

Gourmet Kitchen Cook Book

Last October Jill at Gourmet Kitchen launched a cookbook in memory of a dear family friend who lost her battle to cancer. The cookbook is full of tasty simple recipes that are free from gluten, wheat, dairy,sugar,egg & yeast. The book costs €12.00 plus €2.50 postage and ALL proceeds from sales of the book are being […]

My Top 7 Tips for a Chicken Roast

This is a bit of a cheat in gluten free terms. It’s all natural ingredients so there’s no substitutes or special sauces but I thought I’d share my top tips for a great roast and a delicious gravy base. Force butter under the skin. Take slivers of butter and push them up under the skin […]

Hot and Spicy… in a jar

I’ve just been trying out Sharwoods Bhuna sauce, “perfect for lamb but also great with chicken”. Tonight I wanted something spicy (to clear my wife’s head cold) but also tasty that went with chicken and preferably in under ten minutes. I microwaved 110g of Basmati rice for 11 minutes then snipped two chicken breasts into […]