Pork

Chorizo and pearl barley risotto

Pearl barley chorizo risotto

Long gone are the days when pearl barley was a food resigned to the soup or broth pot, languishing at the back of your granny’s cupboard along with the dried prunes and lentils. And hooray for that! Pearl barley, if…
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Ikea meatballs

Ikea Meatballs

A trip to Ikea is never a quick thing. It always seems to take up the best part of a day and about 10 minutes after getting there, once you’re trapped in a maze of never as comfortable as they…
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Bacon, mushroom and sweetcorn chowder

Bacon mushroom sweetcorn chowder

I’d love to take full credit for this delightful soup, but I have to admit it was heavily inspired by a recipe I stumbled across on Damn Delicious (click here for original recipe). The minute I saw it I just…
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Chicken, bacon and apple burger

Chicken bacon and apple burger

Chicken bacon and apple burger

Cassoulet

Cassoulet

Based on the traditional French dish, this recipe is full of delicious flavours and makes a welcoming, warming and filling meal. Ingredients 4 boneless duck breast portions, cut into chunks 250g smoked pancetta, diced 450g garlic pork sausages, cut into…
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Butternut squash, goats cheese and chorizo risotto

Butternut goats cheese chorizo risotto

If you are a regular reader of my blog, you’ll already know that I have a major thing for chorizo. I just can’t get enough of the spicy, paprika laden stuff. I’m always looking for different ways to incorporate it…
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Sticky pork belly

Sticky pork belly

I’m going to warn you now – this stuff is dangerous! One forkful and you’re done for. Forget the thigh gap and the banishing of your love handles – those babies are staying put for the time being… Words don’t…
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Loaded sweet potato skins

Sweet potato skins

This past wee while, I’ve been stuck in a bit of a rut when it comes to work lunches. More often than not I settle for an uninspiring and let’s be honest, pretty unhealthy sandwich. Either that or, dread the…
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Bacon and egg potato salad

This was good! Not just good, but goooood! Admittedly, your average potato salad doesn’t tend to set your world on fire. They are often just a kind of gloopy, mayonnaise carb-fest that doesn’t really have much taste at all. Fortunately,…
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Bacon and blue cheese pasta

Bacon and blue cheese pasta

Christmas seems like a dirty word so far into February. What business do I have mentioning such an event? None really, other than to show off the remnants of a gift we both received on the aforementioned day. You see,…
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Mozzarella stuffed meatballs

Mozzarella stuffed meatballs

Today is a rather special day. Exactly one year ago today I started up The Glasgow Scullery on a whim. Admittedly, I get easily bored with new projects and at best, I thought I would keep it up for a…
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Creamy vodka pasta

Creamy vodka pasta

Vodka pasta is nothing new, it’s been doing the rounds on the web now for quite a few years, and has even made its way onto legitimate restaurant menus. I first came across this recipe a few years ago and…
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Baked Ziti

Baked Ziti The Sopranos

Happy New Year everyone! I hope everyone has had a lovely Christmas and New Year and is feeling refreshed going into 2015. It’s been a ridiculously long time since I last posted, which I can’t help but feel slightly ashamed…
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Baked gnocchi with butternut squash, bacon and goats cheese

Gnocchi butternut bacon goats cheese

There are certain flavour combinations that work just wonderfully together. Very little needs to be done to them to make them sing, just throw them together and watch the magic happen! One such combination is beautifully sweet and caramelised butternut…
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Pea and chorizo risotto

Pea and chorizo risotto

My regular readers might have noticed that I’ve been awfully quiet of late. The past week and a bit my body has been taken over by the uninvited party guest, more commonly known as the flu. Seriously, there I was…
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