Author Archives: Uisce úr

About Uisce úr

Though I am old with wandering Through hollow lands and hilly lands, I will find out where she has gone, And kiss her lips and take her hands; And walk among long dappled grass, And pluck till time and times are done, The silver apples of the moon, The golden apples of the sun.

How to F**k a Duck – and make Really Good Duck Soup.

I was disappointed the other day in the outcome after faithfully following an on-line recipe for slow roasted duck, that promised tender and succulent duck meat. The recipe was as follows: How to Roast F**K a Duck: The Basic Technique: (AKA … Continue reading

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Caramel

It is a little known fact that unlike almost all canned products, sweetened condensed milk is not cooked in a retort.  It is made from pasteurised condensed milk and sugar that is canned in aseptic conditions.  But the canned product … Continue reading

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Slow Cooked Chicken and Shiitake Soup

Whenever I cook a whole chicken, I save the bones and carcase for stock.  I put the eaten bones in the freezer until the carcase is bare, unless I pull all the meat off immediately to refrigerate or freeze.  If … Continue reading

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Smoky Tandoori Paste

I see cooking as an Experimental Art.  If I have a cooking style I am thinking  maybe I am an impressionist.  I start off with an impression of what I want to cook based on some professionally prepared dish I … Continue reading

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Pork Belly

Smoke Experiment #3: 300g Porkbelly 1 Tbsp olive oil with a squirt of smoke oil Salt and pepper Rub the rind with the oil and salt then add a few grinds of pepper Roast in the turbo oven @ 220C … Continue reading

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Sunday Roast: Beef and Stuffed Butternut

Stuffed Butternut Squash Or Stuffed Pumpkin… Cut across the neck of the pumpkin about where the top of the seed cavity should be. Scoop out the pith and seeds. Salt and pepper Fill the cavity with (for example): Vegetarian: Any … Continue reading

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