Cold smoked cheese and chilli and an Italian sausage casserole

cold smoking chiles

After the success of hot smoking pork belly in the Beast we wanted to cold smoke something. The first thing that came to mind, and in unison, was cheese. You can smoke pretty much any cheese and done right it adds a lovely, smokey flavour to the soft cheese.   Cheese for smoking    There … Continue reading

Barbecue red wine glaze

I love the smell of summer, walking in the park and smelling barbecues everywhere!  I can’t resist having barbecues all the time now when the weather is so fab but I don’t want them to be the same so I decided to experiment with glaze and marinades. One of my favourites so far is my … Continue reading

Joe smoked cheese soufflé and venison

Sometimes the biggest luxury in life is time. This is why I took a day off, with no plans or ideas of what to do. I slept in, watched a movie, made some hot sauce and in general pottered around the house. Bliss. A long time ago I mentioned to a friend that I wanted … Continue reading