Italian Slow Roast Shoulder of Pork

Shoulder of Pork is another ‘cheap’ cut of meat which lends itself to slow cooking.  Treated properly, this can make the most amazing roast dinner, requiring very little effort once it’s gone in the oven.  The fatty layers mean the meat does’t need basting as it cooks, and doesn’t need covering.  The Italian spin from…

Ghost Bread – Beer, Orange and Fennel Rye Loaf

Ghost Bread?  Well, this uses the remains of my bottle of Centurions Ghost, opened for my batch of Centurion Rolls.  A terrifically rich and award winning porter, sourced locally York Brewery. This bread brings together some classic flavours of anise (in the form of fennel – you could use caraway or cumin seeds), the bitter…