Season the birds inside with salt and pepper and place a sprig of thyme and a bay leaf inside the cavity, smear the breasts with butter and lay a slice of streaky bacon
cut in half on top.
Weighing out: "I'd like to live long enough to witness the invention of the pill which causes you to lose weight on a diet of salted cashew nuts, oysters, streaky bacon
sandwiches, toasted cheese and sherry trifle"
50 DOUBLE DADDY BURGER Three Elms, CardiffWhat: That's two beefburgers, each topped with melted smoked cheese and two smoked streaky bacon
rashers, topped with barbecue pulled pork, crowned with four onion rings.
Potato, Egg & Bacon Cupcakes For the potato cupcakes: 1 kg peeled potatoes 60g grated Reggiano Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive or truffle oil 1 tablespoon chopped parsley Maldon salt Freshly-ground black pepper For the devilled egg icing: 24 fresh, free-range eggs 225g butter, diced, at room temperature, plus extra for greasing 130ml double cream 500g icing sugar 1 teaspoon Maldon salt A good grind of black pepper 1/2 teaspoon Cayenne pepper 2 teaspoons smoked paprika Chives for garnish For the bacon: Streaky bacon
Light muscovado sugar Extras: Muffin tins Iced water Piping bag Method First, let's make the icing.
Jambonette, made from a chicken leg with the thigh bone removed and the drumstick knuckle trimmed, stuffed with sausage meat and wrapped in a single ribbon of streaky bacon
For example, streaky bacon
can be very fatty but back bacon is leaner so this is a better shopping choice.
INGREDIENTS 400g rigatoni 8 rashers of streaky bacon
1 large red chilli 2 tbsp capers 10 pitted black olives 350g tomato pasta sauce Creme fraiche (serves four)
The Co-operative is also launching Truly Irresistible Streaky Bacon
A smoked streaky bacon
gives an especially nice flavour to the bubble and squeak but since it's saltier, only add pepper to season.
The bacon sandwich, which Henrietta Knight and I set such store by, is made by toasting a medium-cut slice of brown bread, cutting off the four crusts, slipping a sharp knife horizontally between the toasted sides, buttering lightly and dressing generously with crisply fried smoked streaky bacon
Comprising roe-off queen scallops and lightly smoked streaky bacon
with sunflower and extra virgin olive oil and parsley, they are a highly convenient presentation of a complex yet simple combination of flavours.
Juice of a lemon 2 tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove minced 4 small chicken breasts 4 lettuce hearts 200g pea shoots or rocket 2 plain bagels torn into pieces 8 slices of very thin streaky bacon
or pancetta 12-15 cherry tomatoes FOR THE DRESSING 1 tsp Dijon mustard 1 tsp honey 2 tbsp white wine vinegar 2 tbsp mayonnaise 2 tbsp vegetable oil Salt 1 Whisk together all the dressing ingredients and set aside.