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Crispy Black Pudding and Bacon Carbonara

Bacon Carbonara is a great classic pasta dish. To give it a twist we’ve added crispy pieces of Black Pudding sprinkled on top, which compliments our Wiltshire streaky bacon beautifully with the rich creamy cheese sauce. Carbonara Ingredients: 5 rashers of Dry Cure Wiltshire Streaky Bacon 2 egg yolks 100ml double cream 1 lemon A handful of parsley, chopped Black pepper and salt Fresh Parmesan 2 slices of Black pudding 250gm Spaghetti Serves 2 Method Step 1 Boil the pasta according to the instructions on the packet. In the meantime, chop up the bacon and get [...]

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Ham and Leek Pie

A great tasting pie is hard to beat. This recipe for Ham and Leek pie combines our rich, tender gammon hock (get the recipe for cooking gammon hock here) with leeks in a creamy cheese sauce, all wrapped up in buttery pastry. Serve with mashed potato for serious comfort food. Cheesy Ham & Leek Pie Ingredients About 250g cooked gammon hock (get the recipe here) 3 fat leeks (If you can’t find leeks, a sweet or mild onion works just as well) 40g butter, [...]

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Streaky Bacon Risotto

Streaky bacon risotto is a wonderfully easy dish to make and the risotto purists out there be aware because this is a simple recipe with just 5 ingredients including the stock, added all at once. The risotto compliments our Wiltshire streaky bacon beautifully. Streaky Bacon Risotto Ingredients: 6 rashers of Dry Cure Wiltshire Streaky Bacon 1 onion 300g Risotto Rice 1-litre hot vegetable stock 100g frozen peas Serves 4 Step 1 Finely chop the onion. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil and a knob of butter in a pan, add [...]

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Mash and Sauce for Gammon Steaks

A good mash is a perfect side to a juicy gammon steak: this recipe looks to depart from the traditional and give some new flavours to the classic combination. Fear not – it’s not a difficult dish to make and should take less than an hour to serve four lucky diners. Along with the parsley sauce, the root vegetable mash gives some flavour excitement to match that of our thick gammon steaks. Ingredients 4 gammon steaks (ours are lean, which is [...]

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Black Pudding and Tomato Spaghetti

If ever one were to criticise spaghetti bolognese, it certainly couldn’t be for its taste; it would have to be that it takes so long to prepare. But we have a suggestion for a quicker, healthier and richer sauce to accompany spaghetti, using our delicious traditional black pudding. This recipe should serve four or five people and takes just over an hour including preparation and cooking. Ingredients 300g rich black pudding 800g tinned tomatoes 2 banana shallots 2 garlic cloves A red chilli (relatively mild, but [...]

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Ginger Glazed Gammon

A glazed ham can seem a daunting task but the benefit of this recipe is that the glaze is actually relatively simple. The sticky ginger adds yet more taste to our flavoursome gammon joints – which come in many shapes and sizes, so although the recipe is tailored to serving many people, you can adjust for size as you need. Ingredients A whole unsmoked horseshoe gammon joint 100g soft dark brown sugar 6l dry ginger ale Half a teaspoon of ground cloves 350g ginger preserve 2 [...]

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Streaky Bacon with Soup

A warming soup is all the better with rashers of our streaky bacon. This leek and potato soup is especially good with bacon added, but really you can use any ingredients you like and improve with Wiltshire bacon. This recipe serves six people, but it’s easy to increase or decrease the quantities to serve more or fewer people. Ingredients At least three rashers of our streaky bacon for the soup and as much extra for serving as you like 25g butter An onion 400g leeks 3 [...]

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Streaky Bacon Cauliflower Cheese

Cauliflower cheese is a classic warming dish – and it can be improved immeasurably with the addition of a crunchy topping and the inclusion of smoked streaky bacon from our outdoor-reared pigs. Ingredients 50g finely grated parmesan cheese 50g ciabatta breadcrumbs A cauliflower 250g our own smoked streaky bacon 25g butter 50g plain flour 250ml milk (full-fat) 250g chestnut mushrooms A little English mustard powder 200g grated gruyère cheese 55ml double cream Ground nutmeg Salt and pepper Step 1 Trim the cauliflower into florets and boil for around ten minutes. Step 2 Begin the béchamel sauce by [...]

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How To Make A Bacon Sandwich – Option 2

It goes without saying – maybe we are biased – that the secret to making the best bacon sandwich is in the bacon and in particular Wiltshire Dry Cured Bacon. But don’t forget the bread and what’s on it. With all the websites and blogs on The Bacon Sandwich remember it’s all very much about personal taste. So it seems only right for us to write about what our customers tell us and you can make up your own mind. So [...]

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Warm Salad of Bacon with Quail Eggs and Tenderstem Broccoli

This recipe using our smoked back bacon makes an attractive and healthy salad. Served warm it will satisfy even the largest of appetites. It only takes 2 minutes to prepare and 8 minutes to cook with a skill level set at ‘easy’. Ingredients for 1 tsp olive oil 100g smoked back bacon, cut into small strips or lardons ½ tsp Dijon mustard 2 tsp white wine vinegar 4 tsp olive oil 6 quail eggs 200g Tenderstem broccoli A handful of salad leaves Parmesan shavings Salt and pepper Serves 2 Step 1 Bring a [...]

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