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Back scratcher, back scratcher!!!

As a younger man I remember spending time in English pubs. In those days, food was not usually offerred, unless it was a cob* at lunch time (which confusingly, we called dinner).  238 more words

Good Eatin': ...And Now We've Passed 600

List Item: Try half of the combined 1001 food books

Look at this! Thanks to some re-focussing and the addition of the new book things have really accelerated. 1,123 more words

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Pork Scratching ( The Ultimate Bar Snack)



pork belly skin 200g piece, scored (ask your butcher)

table salt

white wine vinegar 2 tsp

sea salt, paprika or celery salt… 103 more words

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Parcelled sunshine.

So many thanks to my blogging compadre and unflinching guide to the incredible diversity of West Coast edibles, Vicente (Vittle Monster).  This unlooked-for and pleasant surprise came through the post this morning – a taste of San Francisco in Swansea.   128 more words


No Diet - Homemade Pork Scratchings

So we bought this really nice piece of pork shoulder since we wanted to make pulled pork. And although normally the skin is the best part of the roast pork bit, we dismanteled the pork of its beautiful skin and put the pork in the slowcooker (different recipe). 148 more words


The Botanist - Chester

When my friend invited me to a blogging event at the Botanist in Chester I was very excited. I had never been asked to attend anything ‘as a blogger’ before. 1,281 more words


Homemade pork scratchings: a guilty pleasure

This is my most utterly favourite snack and so simple to do! I have a friendly local butcher in Stornoway and he happily gives me pig fat for free, so our home is well stocked with these delicious little nibbles 24/7, and they will definitely be on the menu if you are visiting us for one of our… 256 more words

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