Christmas Dinner Goose

January 7, 2010


Christmas Dinner Goose

Originally uploaded by AndyRob

The Christmas Dinner Goose had to be cooked on a barbecue outdoors for reasons I won;t go into here. Anyway, one breast and two legs were butchered out from the main carcass and chargrilled. The breast puffed up like a nice filet steak and was left to rest then carved into pink slices. The legs hissed and spat then cooked through, with slightly blackened skin. All served with lovely organic brussels sprouts and carrots, spicy cider gravy,and sauted parsnips and potatoes in goose fat.

Marry Christmas!

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How to Make Cider

June 22, 2009

How to make cider

It may seem far to early in the year to be worrying about how to make cider but I always like to be prepared. There’s a certain amount of equipment involved, I know that, but if you start early enough I think it’s possible to make most of it at home. Then when the cider apples start falling off the trees we’ll be all ready for them with a homemade scratter, cider press and containers. Here’s an example of a home set up for making cider, described in a video called “How to make Cider at home the easy way: Part 2”

And here’s How to make cider part three: