#cookit – Perfect Roast Rib of Beef

Photo by adam morse on Unsplash I have been known to say that the pig is the tastiest of all the domesticated animals, but this is a philosophical position based on the total tastiness across the whole beast. For roasting, especially for a special occasion, the cow...

#cookit: Seb’s Sneaky Cheeky Bloody (Hell) Mary

Photo by Dennis Klein on Unsplash Like Vodka? Like Tomato? Like a little ZING in your life? Read, pour, drink.  This one is for you. Here’s the advice – experiment with how spicy you like it.  Each to their own, mmmkay?  Sriracha is different to Tabasco...

#cookit: Pot Roast Chicken a la Crock Pot

I am a major fan of the ‘one pot meal’ concept.  That said, I’ve never really dabbled in Crock Pot (slow cooker for the UK folks…) cooking. Why?  Possibly because I can never get my head passed the late, great Robin Williams in the masterpiece...

#cookit: Pancakes (American “Fluffy” Style)

Although not as good as the crepe style pancakes we have in the UK, ‘American Style’ fluffy pancakes are delicious when done right. I got this recipe from a line cook in my favorite Diner in New York where they actually make their own batter (as opposed to...

#cookit: Pancakes (Proper British Pancakes)

Proper, old-fashioned British pancakes are the real deal.  Much closer to a French crepe than American “fluffy”pancakes, their awesomeness is in their simplicity. 5 ingredients plus butter for frying are all that’s required, job done – and...