Bacon Bourbon Jam

“Bacon jam??” my friend said incredulously. “What are you going to do, spread it on scones or something?” She said this as we were tucking into a chocolate pizza at Max Brenners; both of us missed the irony of her comment at the time – you can have chocolate pizza but not bacon jam? My…

Bacon Festival @ Cuckoo Callay

Okay, so Valentine’s Day is literally right around the corner. More like knocking on your door to be exact. Are you buying flowers for your significant other tomorrow or will you be organising for a delivery to their workplace today? Or maybe your better half isn’t a flower person at all; maybe they are allergic to…

Mushroom & Bacon Risotto w/ Poached Egg

*Touch wood* I’ve not had a risotto failure yet. My first and successful attempt at risotto wasn’t a “full” risotto (My Mushroom, Quinoa & Thyme Risotto) and so I’ve been looking around for a risotto recipe to test out my skills. I was flipping through my copy of Katie Quinn Davies’ What Katie Ate when I happened…

Corn Fritters, Bacon & Salsa

With food being my biggest passion, it would be extremely difficult to have a non-food-related conversation with me. I was chatting to one male acquaintance of mine  a while back about desserts, and he named his favourite dessert to be the pavlova. ‘But pavlovas are so easy to make,’ I protested. ‘Ah ha,’ he said, ‘But the…

French Toast

Happy International Bacon Day! I woke up this morning to discover with delight that it was the first day of spring and also a little day called International Bacon Day… as an enthusiastic carnivore, I must say that this is one of my favourite days of the year 😉 While International Bacon Day is an…