Bacon and Pumpkin Soup A truly heart warming soup on these autumnal days, perfect for warming up your trick or treaters this Halloween too. Prep time 10 mins Cook time 1hr 10 mins Ingredients 1. 1 tbsp veg oil 2. 50g butter 3. 1 pack of Cure and Simple smoked streaky bacon 4. 500g Pumpkin flesh 5. 1… Read more →
Are you a relish and pickle fanatic? Then you will absolutely love our bacon jam recipe. It’s one of those essential, must have products in your fridge that should never run out. Don’t believe us, try it and you decide. It’s Bacon Jam! Makes approx. 3 x 350g jars 2 x 200g packets Oak Smoked Original streaky bacon, cut into… Read more →
A great 1 pot supper that tastes just as amazing as it looks. Perfect for these autumnal evenings. Serves 4 8 large chicken thighs, skinned 200g (approx. 8 rashers) Oak Smoked Original streaky bacon, snipped into small pieces 25g butter 2 garlic cloves, crushed 250g small leeks, cleaned and thinly sliced The leaves from 2 large sprigs fresh thyme 300ml… Read more →
A delightfully simple dish packed full of flavour and it only takes 15 minutes to make. Perfect for when you want something healthy in a hurry. Serves 4 200g fine asparagus tips 1 tbsp olive oil 4 thick 175-200g pieces skinned sustainable cod fillet or loin 45g butter 1 bunch spring onions, trimmed and thinly sliced 3 garlic cloves,… Read more →
This is a superb quick, tasty and healthy salad that will complement any dish. Perfect for these lazy summer evenings. We used our Pancetta style back bacon in the recipe, but it works equally with all our other flavours. Serves 4 (as a main course) 4 x 1cm thick slices sourdough bread, crusts discarded 200g (approx. 8 rashers) Pancetta-style back… Read more →
We made some of these last week at Bacon Towers, using some fresh Spinach from the garden. Very easy to put together and an absolute winner for your summer picnics!! Makes 12 25g butter 200g fresh leaf spinach, washed and drained 200g (approx. 8 rashers) Original Unsmoked back bacon, snipped into small pieces 1 dozen medium free-range eggs 100ml whipping… Read more →
It’s a Saturday morning and your Cure & Simple Bacon delivery has dropped through the post. You are feeling adventurous and want to create something magical to kick start your weekend. Cue this superb Egg & Bacon breakfast tart. A superb and easy to put together recipe. We recommend our Unsmoked Original Streaky. Serves 4 1 x approx. 320g sheet… Read more →
Bacon isn’t just for breakfast !
There is so much more you can do with bacon than you think. Summer is finally here so why not experiment by adding chopped bacon to your salads.
Jazz up your lunchtime’s with this delicious open sandwich, perfect for laid back summer days.
Grilled ciabatta sandwich with caramelised apricots, bacon, mozzarella, green salad
What you need;
1 tbsp brown sugar
100g/3 1/2oz fresh apricots, halved and de-stoned
What you do;
Gently heat the butter and sugar in a pan, when it starts to bubble, add the apricot halves and keep cooking until the sugar and apricots become darker in colour.
Slice the ciabatta roll in half and gently grill until light brown, place on one side.
Fry some slices of streaky bacon and place on top of the ciabatta halves.
Roughly chop some mozzarella over the top of the bacon, add some of the caramelised apricots and re heat under the grill until the mozzarella starts to melt.
Serve on a bed of fresh salad leaves.
I’ll be coming up with more delicious summer recipe ideas, so watch this space.