Category Archives: Christmas

O’Crualaoi’s `Ready to Roast’ Turkey Breast

12th October 2016   wpcrualaoi   No Comments

Ingredients 1 Whole Turkey Breast Boned, Rolled and stuffed 12 streaky rashers (optional) Freshly Ground Black Pepper 1 Popper (available from the butcher shop) Directions Place streaky rashers overlapping on the breast of Turkey. Season with black pepper. Stick popper into the middle of the Turkey. Cover tray with tinfoil and cook [...]

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Honey Glazed Ham

12th October 2016   wpcrualaoi   No Comments

Ingredients: 1 Whole Cooked Ham with skin off Cloves for Studding 120 ml Fresh Orange Juice 5 tbspns Brown Sugar 4 Tbspns Dijon Mustard 4 Tbspns Honey Directions: Preheat Oven to 190c. Score the fat on the Ham in a diamond pattern and place a clove in each diamond. Place Ham on [...]

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Perfect Roast Turkey on the Bone

9th October 2016   wpcrualaoi   No Comments

Serves: 6 Ingredients: 1 10-12lb (5-6kg) Fresh Turkey 1 Fresh Bay Leaf 1 Onion peeled & cut into quarters 250g O' Crualaoi Fresh Herb Stuffing 85g Butter Softened 1 Nutmeg 10 Streaky Rashers 1 Glass of Red Wine (Optional) Salt & Pepper Directions: Heat oven to 170c. Place the onion and Bay [...]

Red Onion Marmalade

29th September 2016   wpcrualaoi   No Comments

Ingredients: 2kg Red Onions or Regular Onions Peeled 4 Garlic Cloves 140g Butter 4 tbsp Olive Oil 140g golden Caster Sugar 1 tbsp fresh Thyme Leaves pinch of Chilli Flakes (optional) 75cl bottle Red Wine 350ml Sherry Vinegar or Red Wine Vinegar 200ml Port Directions: Halve and thinly slice the onions and thinly [...]

Red Wine Gravy

29th September 2016   wpcrualaoi   No Comments

Ingredients: 200 ml Red Wine 3 tbsp Corn Flour 600ml Stock - use Stock Cubes or (* see tip below) 2 tbsp Red Currant Jelly 200ml Turkey Juices Salt and Pepper Directions: Mix the corn flour with 3 tbsp of the red wine until smooth. Mix in the rest of the red wine. [...]

Braised Red Cabbage with Cider & Apples

29th September 2016   wpcrualaoi   No Comments

Ingredients: 1.5kg Red Cabbage 2 Medium Onions peeled & chopped 4 Green Apples peeled,cored & chopped Zest and juice of 1 Orange 2 tsp ground Mixed Spice 100g light Brown Sugar 3 tbsp Cider Vinegar 300ml Cider 25 g Butter Salt & Pepper Directions: Remove outer leaves from cabbage, core and slice thinly. [...]

Perfect Roast Potatoes

29th September 2016   wpcrualaoi   No Comments

Ingredients: 16 Medium Potatoes peeled 2 tbsp Plain Flour 140g Goose Fat or Dripping 3 tbsp Sunflower Oil Directions: Heat oven to 180c. Cut potatoes in half. Put in a sauce pan and cover with cold water. Bring to the boil and simmer for 2 mins. Drain the potatoes in a colander and [...]

Potato & Fresh Herb Dumplings

29th September 2016   wpcrualaoi   No Comments

Ingredients: 200g Fresh Herb Stuffing 100g Mashed Potato 1 Egg Yolk Salt & Pepper 1 tbsp Plain Flour Directions: Mix all the ingredients together. Flour your hands and Shape into balls. Cook with the Turkey for the last 30 mins of cooking.

Pigs in Jackets

29th September 2016   wpcrualaoi   No Comments

Ingredients: 12 O' Crualaoi Pork Sausages 12 Streaky Rashers Directions: Wrap rasher around each sausage and cook with the turkey for the last 30 mins of cooking.

Steak au Poivre (Peppered Steak)

29th September 2016   wpcrualaoi   No Comments

Ingredients 1 & 1/2 tablespoons Cracked Black Peppercorns 2 Striploin Steaks 2 tablespoons Butter 1 tablespoon Shallots finely chopped 2 tablespoons Brandy 2 tablespoons Red Wine 1/4 cup Beef Stock 2 tablespoons Fresh Cream Directions Crack the peppercorns in a mortar & pestle or with a rolling pin on board (I would [...]