Eggs not just for Easter….

Eggs are one of nature’s greatest food parcels! They are an excellent source of protein so can play a valuable part in a balanced diet. Especially good for vegetarians who aren’t getting protein in their diet from meat. Eggs are packed with essential amino acids – the building blocks of protein. Eggs are a good…

Dean’s Christmas list

Dean loves a good recipe and his favourite recipe book is French Country Cooking by Elizabeth David.  A copy of this book can now be found on the book shelves (we have added an extra cabinet so there are more books to read) in the cafe.  If you pop by for a cuppa and a…

Let’s talk sausages!!

Here at Tancred we pride ourselves on our meat packed delicious sausages. We make 12 different flavours that we rotate on a regular basis! v We can’t get enough of them – but what exactly are they? What makes sausages legendary and when were they first ‘invented’? Well sausages are even older than ancient Greece…

Pork Steaks with a Mustard Sauce

Pork Steaks with a Mustard Sauce  Ingredients 2 Pork Steaks (Chump, Leg, Loin or Chops), 25g Butter, 1 Tablespoon of Oil, 2 Cloves of Garlic, 125ml White Wine, 125ml Cream, 2tsp Wholegrain Mustard, 2tsp Dijon Mustard, 8 Cornichons and Salt and Pepper Method Season the Pork Steaks with salt and Pepper  Melt the Butter and add the Oil to a medium to high…

Portuguese Pulled Pork (Caloica)

Portuguese Pulled Pork (Caloica) Ingredients 1-2 Chillies of Your Choice, 6 Spring Onions, Trimmed, 1tsp Paprika , 1tsp Cinnamon , 3 cloves of Garlic, 1tsp allspice, 1 thumb sized piece of fresh ginger, The Juice of 1 Lime, 50ml Orange Juice, 3 Fresh Bay Leaves, 1-2 Tablespoons of Honey, 2tsp of salt, 1tsp Ground Black Pepper and 2 Tablespoons of Oil. All of the Above Ingredients in to…

Pork Stir-Fry

Pork Stir-Fry Serves 4 – 250-450g of thin strips of lean pork (leg or fillet is good) 1tbs Oil Cook the meat in a wok or a frying pan for about 3-5 minutes until cooked through then place on a warm plate or bowl Add a bit more oil to the pan and fry your choice…