A Vegetable Curry For 26p Per Portion

Friday, January 22, 2016 admin 0

For our Friday Food feature, a 26p curry from Southend Blogger Jack Monroe: Last night I fancied a curry, a nice hot curry to warm the very cockles of my draughty flat, but like so many evenings of the dreaded cooking for one, I just couldnt decide what curry to […]

Roast Suckling Pig – With Spanish Flavours

Friday, September 25, 2015 admin 0

From Rayleigh’s own food blog this week: When I told Mrs. Spud to expect a delivery of suckling pig, she wasnt best pleased. What, with the head and everything? But she neednt be worried, as what turned up was a boned and rolled suckling pig joint. Perfect for the squeamish! […]

Black Pepper Steak Stir Fry

Friday, June 5, 2015 admin 1

We’d be interested to hear the thoughts of Rayleigh Food blogger, Gary Fenn, on Marks and Spencer having a food store in Rayleigh. In the meantime, for a hot and ultry and Friday evening, here’s a hot and sultry recipe he’s just blogged about: … heres my version of the […]

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Meatballs With Coconut Cream : 97p

Friday, March 6, 2015 admin 0

From Jack Monroe’s blog this week…. Bear with me folks, because this baby sounds a lot posher and more complicated than it actually was. You can make it go further by blitzing a slice of bread in the blender or grating it, and mixing it with the mince to pad […]

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Home Made Pork Pie

Friday, November 7, 2014 admin 0

You may have eaten a pork pie hundreds of times (and in Rayleigh Byfords bacon-topped pork pies are especially good). But have you ever made one? Big Spud – the food blog from Rayleigh – has a recipe here. Its a little shambolic round the edges but its a lot […]

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Something Warming For A Damp August

Friday, August 15, 2014 admin 0

From Gary Fenn, Rayleigh Food blogger… “I had a great big clear out of the freezer and unearthed heaps of lamb and pork. Great big lamb shanks and chunks of pork all solid as rock and crying to be used up. I couldn’t resist the opportunity to make a slow […]

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“Fifty Ways With Spuds”

Friday, July 4, 2014 admin 0

  We frequently link to Rayleigh food blogger Gary Fenn.. He seems to be going from strength to strength , and now has an e-book published now, called Fifty Ways With Spuds. You can find it for sale here.

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Go Brazilian!

Friday, June 13, 2014 admin 0

From Rayleigh’s own food blog, “Barbecue beef feijoada with spicy sweetcorn” “Heres a way of feeding a crowd and keeping with the Latin American theme: my barbecue beef feijoada, made with brisket. Ive eaten feijoada a few times and always enjoyed it. But whats in it? I consulted a Brazilian […]

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Sweet And Sour Pork

Friday, January 3, 2014 admin 1

Rayleigh food blogger Gary Fenn has a new video this today – featuring sweet and sour pork. It takes about 10 minutes and looks very tasty… and Gary is also mastering the knack of cooking and doing a video presentation at the same time! Freedom Food are asking for people […]

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Feathering Your Nest’s Mulled Wine Recipe

Friday, December 13, 2013 admin 0

    This week we have permission to publish a “secret recipe”. It’s for the mulled wine that “Feathering Your Nest” were giving to people on the night of the Christmas Lights Switch-On. And it is really tasty and warming: My secret mulled wine recipe! Makes 25 servings of wholesome […]

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Pumpkin Pie

Friday, October 25, 2013 admin 0

From the food blog from Rayleigh, a seasonally appropriate recipe for pumpkin pie … with a refreshingly frank verdict from the cook: I cant say I was blown away by it. The flavour was definitely pumpkin but I couldnt help thinking something was missing. It needs perhaps a layer of […]