Author: carrie.braid@cureandsimple.com

Change is in the Air

SPREAD THE WORD! We are on a serious mission at Cure & Simple. Namely delivering the absolute best artisan bacon, at the best price, by post, to your door. Having listened to you, our loyal customers, we are committed to ensuring that our bacon is made in the finest, traditional, hand crafted way, using the freshest ingredients and time honoured… Read more →

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The Power of Salt

The power of salt The first thing that comes to mind when we think of salt is seasoning. Saltiness is one of the basic human tastes. All life has evolved to depend on salts chemical properties to survive. Humans have used it for 1000’s of years as food preservation, the most common of which were salted fish and meat, or… Read more →

Pancake Day Perfection

These are so simple and quick to make, not mention amazingly delicious. The perfect combination of sweet and salt to tantalise your taste buds. What you will need to make an average 8 pancakes; 1 Packet of Cure & Simple smoked streaky bacon Maple Syrup 100g self raising flour 60g Caster Sugar Pinch of salt 1 Egg 1/2 egg shell… Read more →

Bacon Bouquet

As it’s nearing Valentine’s day, how about making that special person in your life a bouquet of bacon roses. What better way to show how much you care by combing the glorious aroma of bacon in edible form.   What you will need A packet of Cure & Simple streaky bacon Cocktail sticks    What you do Preheat your oven… Read more →

The humble ham.

Seeing as this is the first year Cure & Simple have done our Christmas hams. I thought it would be a great idea to delve into the history of the deliciously lovely, humble ham. Much the same as bacon. The first ham can be traced back as far as 4900bc in china where they started curing pork legs (Ham comes… Read more →

Bacon and Pumpkin soup

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 →

Bacon Jam

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 →

Braised chicken thighs with leeks & bacon

A great 1 pot supper that tastes just as amazing as it looks. 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 hot chicken stock 2 tbsp… Read more →