Tag: slow cooker


Chinese Beef Stew

To celebrate this years Chinese New Year I have made a Chinese beef stew. Unlike most Chinese dishes this calls on the traditional stewing technique of North East China.

Sophie’s Chick Pea and Chorizo Casserole

Sophie’s Chick Pea and Chorizo Casserole Sophie’s Chick Pea and Chorizo Casserole This will serve 4 – 6 people, depending how hungry they are!! Lovely and cheap and warming for these skint winter nights! Author:

Pot Beef with Mushrooms – cooked in a Thermal Cooker

Pot Beef with mushrooms For this dish you an use any beef joint but remember the cheaper cuts will need a lot longer to tenderise them. I served my Pot Roast Beef with lovely creamy


Sticky Glazed Ham – money saving cooking

This recipe is adapted from a recipe that appeared in the Waitrose Magazine. It makes the perfect ham for a celebration.


New Video on how a Thermal Cooker Works

To my shame I have for a number of years been meaning to make a video to explain the workings of a thermal cooker and the savings that can be made. Last week I eventually


Interview with Mr D on City Cottage Food Show

This week I was interviewed on The City Cottage Food Show about my Thermal Cooker. Paul Peacock whose site it is owns a Mr D’s Thermal Cooker and has used it very successfully for making cheese……