I promise my next task will be to improve my food photography and place the food rather than ‘dish it up’
Having shown the photo of my Beef and Onion braise on the Week that was I thought I’d share the recipe with you as it’s a WeightWatchers recipe book from [...]
Brisket is one of the cheaper cuts of beef and therefore can be hard and stringy if not cooked gently and that is why the slow cooker is the perfect method for all tougher joints as the low temperature and long cooking time breaks down the toughness of the meat so it will melt [...]
My lamb shanks with chorizo and garlic is one of the most popular recipes on here so I thought I’d have a second option just in case chorizo and garlic isn’t your thing. I decided on rosemary which always marries well with lamb and red wine. Cooked in the slow cooker it becomes a [...]
Looking for a delicious recipe that is easy to prepare, nutritious, that everyone will like and cooks all by itself? I give you an easy slow cooker recipe for meatballs based on buying a tray of 20 beef meatballs found in most supermarkets amongst the 3 x £10 range.
I also wanted to try something [...]
I have got my slow cooker out again after what seems far too long and this time I had a gammon joint to cook I also had a bowlful of home grown tomatoes form the back garden and I wanted to mix the two so here’s what I did
Slow cooker pot roast [...]
I have only ever made casseroles and stews in my slow cooker, essentially ‘wet’ food until now, so flicking through my Lakeland Slow Cooking book I was tempted to try a roast chicken. They have a couple of enticing recipes and having half the ingredients of one and not quite half of another I [...]
I love the taste of lamb and until now I have only ever eaten lamb shanks in a restaurant or pre-cooked from the supermarket until I received my Lakeland slow cooker along with their fabulous book of 50 recipes.
Wow! I thought to myself, you can cook lamb shanks in a slow cooker!
The Lakeland book does Mexican Slow Roasted Lamb Shanks which sound delicious but then in March Good Housekeeping did a piece on Lorraine Pascal and she presented a recipe of Braised Lamb Shanks with Chorizo and Garlic so I thought – How about combining them and see what I come up with?
Lamb shanks are quite expensive (I paid £4.50 odd per shank) and of course being on the bone you have to be sure you’re going to get enough meat, so I have allowed one shank each and I’ve topped up my dish with lamb chops that were on special offer The leftovers will make another meal for us, here’s what I did Continue reading Lamb Shanks with Chorizo and Garlic — slow cooker
I’ve really put my slow cooker to the test these past couple of weeks and as Lakeland very kindly sent me their Slow Cooking book too I’ve been trying quite a few of the 50 recipes in it. Mexican Slow Roasted Lamb Shanks, Chilli and Brandy Beef with white beans and I really want [...]
Day 2 drop off at preschool went even better than the first, both girls just ran to grab the best game first and I didn’t have to dry one tear, well apart from my own that is, even Daddy admitted last night to being a bit, well, watery eyed yesterday whilst listening to me [...]
Need a recipe for Lamb that’s easy, and delicious? – Try this one!
I have house guests this week, my aunt and second cousin from Hungary, they arrived Tuesday night after two days driving and as you may imagine they were tired and hungary. (No pun intended!) I wanted to offer them a tasty [...]