A Bacon Hock – Part 2

Pea Soup made from the boiled hock stock. 600ml Bacon stock 250g Dried green split peas soaked overnight 2 x Shallots (the long, oval, French ones) 2tbs of Olive oil Salt (only if the Bacon stock is not salty enough) … Continue reading

A Bacon Hock

Earlier this week we visited Wareham in Dorset and purchased, amongst other things, a Bacon Hock from Halletts Butchers. We’ve shopped there before and their meat is exceptional, they’re traditional butchers and the meat is from local farms. This Bacon … Continue reading

Orange Polenta Cake

I’m not really into cake making but this is one I love. A slice with a mid-morning latte is perfect. The cake is a little deeper than perhaps it should be because the recipe calls for a 23cm cake tin … Continue reading