Every Christmas I cook at least one dish with chestnuts. This year I went wild. I purchased two lovely pieces of boneless wild boar from Foodsaver Stores and made a gorgeous, delicious sauce with chestnuts and balsamic vinegar. Vinegar tenderizes the meat so marinating is essential. Serve this rich dish with buttery mashed potatoes. Continue reading
The best “hands-off” food you can cook this autumn. Throw a juicy pork shoulder from Foodsaver Stores in the oven for 4 hours and you will have a meltingly soft, succulent, delicious piece of meat. Pull it or shred it and stuff it in bao buns or brioche buns for the perfect feast. Asian coleslaw is the perfect “cooling” salad topper. Continue reading
Whether you are a novice cook, a stay-out-of-the-kitchen person or, an experienced food-lover, a fine steak always means luxury. These properly matured Black Angus fillet steaks from Foodsaver Stores are just that. Grilled, pan seared or roasted, whichever way you decide to cook it, you will end up with a glorious meal on your plate.Continue reading
This is my first recipe with Foodsaver stores and I have to say, these are my best BBQ ribs beyond any reasonable doubt! Sticky, caramelized, meltingly tender and so so flavourful. It’s BBQ season after all and baby back ribs have to be on the menu. I keep a stack in the freezer in case I get the “Flintstones” cravings (remember the dino spare ribs?) Continue reading
I cannot tell you enough about this magical fruit. You have to taste kumquats to feel the amazing taste and flavour as it bursts into your mouth. Eaten raw are delicious but you can also make cakes, candy, or add them to braising liquids just as I did in this recipe. Continue reading
Yes, these are the so-called Chinese BBQ ribs only they have nothing to do with a grill. They are entirely cooked in a conventional oven. And they are not red.
It happened one hot hot hot summer day. I had these wonderful, meaty baby-back ribs in the fridge but couldn’t find the strength to go outside (it was 39 C) and fire up my grill. Continue reading