Category: Recipe ideas

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 →

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 →

BLT Salad bowl with a Maple Syrup dressing

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 →

Mini crustless spinach & bacon quiches

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 →

Egg & Bacon Breakfast Tart

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 →

Summer is finally here !!!


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

Caramelised Apricots

What you need;

30g/10z butter

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.