Rowanwood Kitchen

Good things from a small kitchen.

Make your own sausages! You’ve got nothing Toulouse

Firstly apologies for the awful pun. It’s been a long weekend! I’d invited some friends around for dinner this weekend and I thought I’d give cassoulet ( my next post) … Continue reading

November 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Japanese Pickles

Whenever I have Japanese food I always really enjoy the pickles you get with the meal. Looking through Tim Hayward’s excellent book DIY Food I found a quick recipe for … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Making Bacon……. Not a reference to Pass The Pigs game!

Taking inspiration from Salt, Sugar, Smoke again I got around to curing some bacon this week. I cured the Pork Belly in a salt, sugar and juniper mixture for four … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bourbon Cured Gravlax

One of the first things I thought I’d try from Diana Henry’s book Salt, Sugar, Smoke was some gravlax. I’m a really big fan of smoked salmon but haven’t got … Continue reading

November 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

It’s Jam Jim………… But not as we know it!!

So it’s been a porcine type of day. I’ve got around to curing some pork for bacon (more on that when it’s ready) and also made some Bacon Jam….. Yes … Continue reading

November 5, 2014 · Leave a comment