Here’s something quick to impress with –  Spaghetti Carbonara.  It’s a little bit fiddly so you ought to give it a try when no one’s looking the first time around. It takes all of 15 minutes to prepare and is probably the best store cupboard recipe I know.  Extra credit if you’ve cured your own … Continue reading Carbonara

Making Bacon

Here I am again! It’s amazing how much you can get done when you’re trapped in the house and desperate for something to do. I badgered my vegetarian wife into taking me to the butchers this weekend. I bought a large piece of dead pig. Years ago I used to do this once a year … Continue reading Making Bacon