Spiced Porter Glazed Ham

With the Easter holiday in full flow, a few extra days has given me the chance to get back on the experimentation train and bring you another recipe using a couple of my favourite ingredients. That is of course ham and beer. I have a couple of bottles of Tenby Brewing Co’s Black Flag Rum Porter….

Chilli Con Porter

Its time for another recipe as part of my ‘Cooking with Beer’ series and this one is quite special. I love a good chilli and have experimented with so many variations from using plenty of bitter coffee to trying out a mixture of dark chocolate. I’ve also evolved the mixture from using minced beef to…

Welsh Rarebit With A Lightly Dressed Salad

I finally got around to trying out a recipe for Welsh rarebit along with a lightly dressed salad this weekend and it was an absolute delight. The idea was to use a quality stout in the rarebit mixture to add some body and depth to the mixture. Weirdly, all of the shops in my local area…

Beer Can Chicken

  One recipe that I’ve been keen to try some time involves sticking a half filled can of beer into a chickens rear and roasting in the oven. It’s not the thought of physically doing this that bothers me, but our useless oven which has a habit of smoking out the kitchen if we roast anything outside…

Frankfurters With a Kriek Boon Glaze & Spicy Potato Salad

This weekend, I was looking for something quick and easy to make after a busy week of events & writing. In my research, I across a number of recipes online for poaching different types of hot-dog sausage in beer. With the naturally smoky and salty taste of frankfurters, I figured it would be a great idea to…

Steak & Ale Pie with 5AM Saint

Another weekend has been and gone. It featured a visit from my brother and his partner as well as visits to a number of craft beer pubs around Cardiff on Saturday. My plan for the Sunday was to cook the next in my ‘Cooking with Beer’ series which came in the form of a Steak…

Squash Mac & Cheese with Pale Ale

This weekend sees the first in a new series of weekly (Where possible) food recipes that I’ll be preparing with beer. These recipes will use the best of the best ingredients to ensure the fullest, richest and most delicious food which have the added benefit of beery goodness. I’m kicking things off with a rich and…