13 December 2014
Traditionally this dish would be cooked in wine but here we use a dark stout for a delicious rich flavour. The secret is cooking the ox cheeks slowly to produce a melt in the mouth texture. This dish is really easy to prepare and also works well in a slow cooker making it perfect for preparing in advance.
06 December 2014
Here we make a classic comfort pudding with additional Christmassy spices and fruits to make a simple but delicious festive dessert. Serve with double cream, ice cream or custard laced with dark rum for a special treat.
08 November 2014
An easy vegetarian dish with lots of flavour. Serve it with steamed vegetables or mustard mash. Our favourite accompaniment is pan-fried spinach with garlic and olive oil.
01 November 2014
A warming stew using left over roast pork, with a warming chilli kick - perfect for an autumn evening.Printable version here Preparation time: 10 minsCooking time: 60 minsServes 6BEER MATCH: SpooksThis frugal stew makes a perfect weekday supper as the colder nights draw in.
25 October 2014
A simple no yeast bread that has a great flavour and is quick to make. We used Masterbrew Ale, which also happens to go rather nicely with it.