An Homage to Porridge

One of the healthiest and tastiest breakfasts… Getting out of bed in the morning when it’s cold outside can be a bit of a challenge. However, something that  The Grumpy Chef and I have found very helpful for shaking off those winter morning blues is the promise of a big bowl of warm, sweet porridge. Very low in calories and packed…

Breasts and Beyond: Chicken Part Five

A rich and sumptuous chicken stock recipe… It’s been a little while coming, but the final part of The Grumpy Chef‘s chicken recipe series has finally landed, and we promise you’ll find it well worth the wait. A good meat or vegetable stock can add tons of flavour to your cooking, so it’s well worth following a decent…

Breasts and Beyond: Chicken Part Four

A finger lickin’ good chicken wing recipe…   Part four of The Grumpy Chef‘s chicken recipe series is all about the wings, so you’d best prepare yourself for some finger lickin’ goodness. From sports afternoons and film gatherings, to lazy Sundays spent in front of the telly, there are many occasions that call for a lovely pile of…

Breasts and Beyond: Chicken Part Three

A simple and scrumptious South Indian-style Madras… Hello and welcome to part three of Breasts and Beyond – a recipe series by The Grumpy Chef created in celebration of Britain’s most versatile bird: the humble chicken. To kick off the series we made a delicious chicken breast and sweetcorn dish for part one, and then in part two we spiced…

Breasts and Beyond: Chicken Part Two

The Grumpy Chef’s chicken series continues with a Korean street food-inspired drumstick recipe… Hello and welcome to part two of Breasts and Beyond — a series of chicken recipes by The Grumpy Chef. Part one was all about the breasts, which are often the most difficult part of the chicken to keep from drying out whilst cooking…

Breasts and Beyond: Chicken Part One

A series of easy-to-prepare chicken dishes by The Grumpy Chef… A food study conducted by Populus in 2014 concluded that poultry is Britain’s favourite type of meat, and among the various birds that were found to be the most popular to buy was, it’s no surprise, chicken. Very versatile and easy to prepare, not to…

Scrambled Eggs on Toasted Sourdough

Scrumptious scrambled eggs by The Grumpy Chef… For somebody who spends most of his days and nights preparing gourmet meals for hungry diners, The Grumpy Chef‘s favourite things to eat aren’t, let’s say, as extravagant or difficult to make as you might expect. Like all food lovers, he does of course like eating out and he certainly enjoys the ceremony that’s involved…

Hock Yourself Out!

The Grumpy Chef’s Ultimate Christmas Ham… When it comes to Christmas feasting, everyone loves a good old joint of ham, but why stick to traditional cuts when less expensive alternatives can be just as delicious? Found between the knee and the trotter, the hock offers a rich and succulent meat, dark pink in colour and…

An Offering of Offal: Ox Tongue Part Three

The Grumpy Chef shares a light and refreshing ox tongue recipe…  Greetings once again offal lovers, and welcome to the final ox tongue recipe in this three part series designed to show you how to prepare, cook and use this delicious yet under-appreciated cut of meat. If you missed part one containing the full introduction to the series…

An Offering of Offal: Ox Tongue Part Two

A quick and tasty ox tongue recipe from The Grumpy Chef…    Greetings offal lovers, and welcome to part two of this three part ox tongue recipe, brought to you by The Grumpy Chef. Those who missed last week’s post can click here to read the full introduction to the series, with advice on the best way to…

An Offering of Offal: Ox Tongue Part One

The Grumpy Chef reveals the best way to prepare and cook ox tongue – one of his all time favourite cuts of meat…  Offal often gets a bad wrap, particularly cuts such as tongue, brain and stomach, which many find confronting even just to look at. Often thought of as unusable scraps that should be thrown away…

No-nonsence Gnocchi

The Grumpy Chef shares one of his favourite recipes… If you’re looking to impress without too much fuss then this simple recipe is for you. Fresh gnocchi is not only delicious and filling, but very cheap and easy to make. When The Grumpy Chef arrives at home after a long slog in the kitchen, a big…