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…

Brussels Sprouts with Chestnuts & Chorizo

Fed up with those sprouts already?  Want something a little different?  This has a wonderful sweet, spicy fullness which works so well with the brussels Sprouts.  Even the kids liked them!  Sprout and bacon always work well as a combination, but Chorizo adds a little something extra… Ingredients 750g Brussels Sprouts 250g Chestnuts, roasted, peeled…

How to Roast a Turkey

Keep it simple for the best roast turkey.  A little basting, preferably overnight, then a hot roast in the oven.  Nothing flash – let the best quality free range meat speak for itself.  Try and get something from a local farm shop – it’s well worth it! I like this hot roast – it takes…