Toasted and buttered cholla bread, topped with roughly smashed avocado, pinch of sea salt, Farmison’s dry cured bacon and a smattering of maple syrup.
First of all, apologies for the lack of posts this week. I’ve been completely knocked out by a dreadful cold all week – the kind that renders at least three of your senses useless (smell, taste, sound) and leaves you gasping for breath when you eat because your nose is so bunged up. Needless to say I have had no appetite. Continue reading
I haven’t had proper bacon for at least four months, since I started Meat in a Box. Is that hard to believe? I’m not a bacon type of person; I never crave it. And yes, maybe I’ve had it wrapped around the occasional pheasant, but that’s about it. But I don’t underestimate the power of bacon. For some people bacon is a weekly – if not morning-ly – necessity. Bacon is what they say turns a vegetarian… Perhaps the reason I’m not a ‘bacon’ person is that most of the stuff you get in supermarkets are like sub-standard, watery tendrils of fat. And it’s rather salty for my personal taste. BUT there are times when bacon seems so perfect, and makes so much sense in the world – like when paired with egg and ketchup in a toasted sandwich. It’s one of the most satisfying meals you could ever eat. Continue reading