I’m crazy about brisket recipes. Just leaving that juicy, flavour-packed meat to simmer away until it pulls apart into those flakes is just irresistible. I just had to give this recipe a go when I saw it in Jamie’s Great Britain. …And what a disappointment. The texture was beautiful, really tender, but the flavour was […]
Just last week I bought a slow cooker – my first. They’ve been out of fashion for quite a while now, I can remember a brown ceramic pot bubbling away on my nan’s counter, issuing clouds of savoury broth. Not sure I ever ate anything cooked in it though… I saw one in Tesco for […]
I’m in no way Jewish, but I’ve no problem in magpie-ing the best of other cultures’ celebratrory food. A passover classic then: brisket. I browned the enormous bit of meat in a pan first, then chucked in an onion, some celery, some garlic, some bay, red wine, Dijon mustard and beef stock. Lid on, I […]
At the Dallas BBQ, I was given the most enormous platter of BBQ brisket beef. No way could I finish the lot. And as if the coleslaw on the side offset the enormous meat intake!
When Jamie started banging on about using brisket to save money, I didn’t need any convincing. I’ve been a fan of this largely ignored beef cut for years; I’ve got 5 or 6 recipes around here somewhere including the mighty cholent, a very popular dinner in this house. I bought a lovely 2.5kg piece for […]