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Ham For Adults Only?

Spotted in Aldi, Carlow this evening. Yes, that’s jamón serrano, which is Spanish cured ham. They’re selling a full size leg and miniature version in Aldi, which includes the ham holder stand and the knife. I suspect that they’ve labelled the ham as “over 18” because of the knife that’s included in the package. However […]

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Home Cooked Lasagna With Homemade Roux

Yesterday was a “cooking day” for me. Apart from the very tasty roast lamb that I made, I also prepared lasagna. Why? Well I like lasagna, but I also like to make my own lunch during the week. I normally opt for a lightish lunch and have a heavier meal in the evening. Changing things […]

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My First Attempt at Cooking Rabbit Cacciatore

As a child we didn’t eat rabbit that often. I do, however, remember having it one time and getting a mouthful of buckshot! At least I knew the rabbit was freshly hunted! Over the last few years, however, I have eaten rabbit several times in restaurants in France and Belgium. Getting rabbit on a restaurant […]

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