Pork-Stuffed Deep Fried Beancurd Sheets

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“A couple of years ago i never would’ve guessed I’d be sat in Bethnal Green eating deep fried beancurd” said Tom on Tuesday night, happily shovelling a pork-stuffed beancurd parcel into his mouth. Tie flung over his shoulder to avoid the soy drips.

And as I sit here eating leftover gochujang-rice stuffed parcels in front of Crufts, I’m starting to agree that things have got a bit weird. Currently, my cooking seems to revolve around the oddest ingredient I can get my hands on. Often Chinese. And currently deep-fried beancurd sheets.… 

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Scotch Eggs – the ultimate pub snack and a SUPER way to spend your saturday afternoon

What better way to kick-start the blog than with a scotch egg?

The Ultimate Scotch Egg

This intrinsically British dish contains three potentially unsavoury ingredients:

  1. Hard boiled egg (delicious when done right, but so much scope to create a hard, rubbery monstrosity)
  2. Sausage meat (intimidatingly pink and fleshy)
  3. Deep-fried breadcrumb outside (reminiscent of a night-out-in-Scotland-gone-wrong ending with battered food of any genre– pizza, mars bars, haggis…)

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