British Food Fortnight: Haggis, Neeps and Tatties Recipe

We really are blessed to be British, aren’t we? And, during this time of change and new direction, we thought we’d embrace something that’ll never change: our love of food and the good old fashioned Haggis Recipe. This really is a dish made for the Autumn and Winter seasons as it’s easy to make in the Slow Cooker and is hearty and beautifully warming. Easy Slow Cooker Haggis Recipe Haggis, Neeps and Tatties Ingredients 1 haggis (with natural casing) 400g of Swede and Turnips 500g of Potatoes Butter and/or milk... Read More

Autumn Recipes: Slow Cooker Chilli Con Carne 04/07/2019

Easy Autum Recipes: Chilli Con Carne

This Autumn, we are determined to provide you with plenty of dinner recipes. Ideal for when the blustery weather and the grey clouds come in, this Slow Cooker Chilli Con Carne Recipe is easy, delicious and – should you need Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free alternatives – the ingredients are very interchangeable. Great to make in a large batch, you can freeze this Chilli Con Carne and store it in Storage boxes. You can even defrost it on a later date, making your future self extremely grateful, especially on those... Read More

National Beef Jerky Day: Beef Jerky Recipe using the Andrew James Dehydrator 10/06/2019

A Beef Jerky Recipe to make in the Andrew James Dehydrator

Not so much a British delicacy, but still a tasty snack to chew on, Beef Jerky is something that is becoming more popular on this side of the pond and, to celebrate National Jerky Day (US), we’re treating you to this homemade jerky recipe that’s simple to make in your Andrew James Dehydrator. Not a fan of the Jerky? Scroll on down and see how to make Beef Jerky for your dog. Make Beef Jerky in the Dehydrator Ingredients 1-2lb of beef (the best beef for jerky making are lean... Read More

Father's Day Recipe: Reuben Sandwich 28/05/2019

Father’s Day Recipes: Reuben Sandwich

For the first in our range of Father’s Day recipes, we’re beginning with a sumptuous Reuben sandwich. Reuben sandwich recipe (serves 4)   Reuben Sandwich Ingredients 2 x 200g rump steaks Sunflower oil spray 1 tsp steak seasoning 4 ciabatta buns Cheese slices 70g wild rocket 75g sauerkraut         Reuben Sandwich Method Heat a griddle pan over a medium heat. Rub the steak seasoning onto the rump steaks and give a little spray of the sunflower oil.   Cook for 2 minutes on each side (or longer,... Read More


Dine of Duty: Mutton Chops Recipe

It is the final episode of Line of Duty Season 5 this Sunday and it’s time for us to get answers to the questions that have been bugging us for the last few weeks.     Not ‘Who is H?’ ‘Are Line of Duty stories true?’ and ‘Is Hastings bent?’ No, this blog concerns itself with the mystery of ‘How to watch Line of Duty?’ Well, with one of our delicious Dine of Duty recipes, of course.     So far, we’ve had recipes for:   Chili Con Carne (Dot... Read More

Use these knives when making Fruit Salad this slow cooker roast chicken recipe - and nothing else 24/04/2019

Dine of Duty: Roast Chicken Licken in the Slow Cooker

Do you know your DCC’s from your AFO’s and your REG-15’s from your SCG’s? Then, Dine of Duty, this food-based blog, will be right up your alleyway. Tell us about it, Ted. SPOILER ALERT: THIS BLOG CONTAINS SPOILERS FROM SERIES 5 EPISODE 5 OF LINE OF DUTY! IF YOU HAVEN’T ALREADY WATCHED THE EPISODE, DO NOT READ ANY FURTHER! No, we definately Arnott kidding! We take Line of Duty, Dine of Duty and all things AC-12 related very seriously.   After the episode ends with Mrs Corbett reading (adopts Liverpudlian... Read More


Easter recipe: Roast Gammon Ham in the Halogen Oven

Forget Mary Berry and Jamie Oliver this Easter. For a truly delicious Easter dinner, you only need one name in your kitchen and that’s Andrew James. With our Halogen Oven – whether you have the premium model or the 12 litre digital model with a hinged lid – this Easter recipe will certainly satisfy your dinner guests. Cooking a ham can sometimes be a tricky business, but with the Andrew James Halogen Oven (as well as this recipe), you’ll not have to worry too much…   Once thoroughly defrosted, put... Read More


Easter recipe (How to make Slow Cooker Lamb Tagine)

This recipe for Slow Cooker Lamb Tagine is great for any Sunday dinner, but it is particularly perfect for Easter Sunday. The slow cooker can work its magic while you’re hunting chocolate eggs. Ingredients 900g lamb shoulder 1 sweet potato, chopped into chunks 1 chopped onion 3 carrots, sliced 1 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp mixed spices 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tbsp tomato purée 1 lamb stock cube ½ bunch coriander, chopped Method 1. Ensure your lamb is thoroughly defrosted, before placing it in the slow cooker and covering... Read More


Chicken & Ham Hock Pie Recipe (By Lord Lethris)

National Poultry Day is on the horizon and Lord Lethris, one of our legendary guest bloggers, has been working away on a recipe that has to be tasted to be believed.   Chicken & Ham Hock Pie Recipe Ingredients (No real measurements, we’re going in old skool! – This does about 3-4ish people): Some chicken breasts (Maybe 3) A lump of ham hock, or just a lump of gammon (pre-cooked – Morissons do it) A Pint of milk Plain Flour Some grated cheese (extra strong Mature is best) Coarse whole... Read More


National Butchers’ Week: Slow Cooker Sausage Casserole Recipe

As it’s National Butchers’ Week, we have a frankfurting recipe for a sausage casserole made in the slow cooker. Ingredients 12 sausages of your choice 2 onions, chopped 1 stick of celery stick, chopped 1 tbsp rapeseed oil 4 carrots, chopped 1 medium potato, peeled and chopped into small pieces 400g tinned tomatoes 1 tbsp tomato purée 1 beef stock cube Method Fry the onion and celery in the oil until it starts to soften, before transferring them to the slow cooker. You can do the same with the carrots,... Read More