Smoked Venison Bonfire Bangers

So with Halloween and Bonfire Night imminent I’m thinking that my local venison sausages deserve to be smoked for the occasion to give a nice twist to what can be very basic outdoor fare, writes Sandra Tate…

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Classic Cold Smoked Salmon

Here we are at the beginning of December and a good time to get ahead of the game and smoke enough salmon to see you through the festive season for canapés, starters and special breakfasts of smoked salmon, scrambled eggs and Prosecco, writes Sandra Tate…

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Rare, Smoky Venison Steak on Rosti

I confess to being reluctant to drag the Bradley Smoker from the shed when there’s the distinct possibility that there’s going to be a sudden downpour and/or it’s going to be blown over writes Sandra Tate...

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Seafood Salad with Cold Smoked Mussels

A mixed seafood salad is whatever you want it to be, choose the seafood you personally enjoy from favourite shellfish, prawns, squid and lobster and mix lightly with good olive oil, lemon juice and handfuls of salad leaves and herbs writes Sandra Tate…

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Cure, Smoke, Boil, Glaze & Bake

I’m not a huge fan of gammon as a main course but at Christmas it has to be there for light lunch, sandwiches or a cold cuts platter. This small joint will cover that, and is the perfect beginners’ project for curing and smoking writes Sandra Tate…

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Bradley Smoked River Cobbler Fishcakes with Poached Eggs

I confess to having never heard of this fish until this week when a pensioner in Sainsburys, talking to me in the fish section, recommending it highly. It is considerably cheaper than the cod and haddock that it otherwise closely resembles and is from a certified sustainable source, albeit Vietnam. I understand it is now available in several of the major supermarkets writes Sandra Tate …

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