Month: September 2016

Saltimbocca

Saltimbocca

I know a lot of people have been put off eating veal (My wife included) because of the practices associated with farming beef calves for the veal market. However, my father introduced me to his friend who raised veal calves and they were raised with great love,respect, kindness and care […]

Hey Pesto !

Hey Pesto !

Who doesn’t like Pesto? We love it stirred in soup, tossed through pasta and baked in the oven inside giant earthy field mushrooms. These days the variations from the traditional green genovese variety are endless and today our niece, Catherine Kidd, from Catherine Kidd Nutrition is about to introduce us […]

On The Hoof – Cow Heel Pie

On The Hoof – Cow Heel Pie

In the 17th and 18th centuries, in the colonies in particular, the prime cuts of beef were the preserve of the landed gentry and plantation owners and the hired hands and slaves had to make do with what was known as the “fifth quarters”, the head, feet, tail, internal organs […]

Review: Wyke Farm Cheeses

Review: Wyke Farm Cheeses

When we were offered the opportunity to taste some of Wyke Farms cheeses and butter we welcomed it with open arms. It arrived in a very natty little hessian branded cool bag and when we looked inside there was a delightful range or cheese, unsalted and salted butter to try. […]