Trooper Drunk Bacon Joint

I am super guilty of being absolutely, without any shadow of a doubt or defence, totally and unjustifiably LAZY. Yes. Lazy. I also had a sort of “recipe-creating block”, but most and foremost I have been lazy, leaving my blog to rot. However, fear not for I have a brand new recipe here that I…

My tribute to Tribute beer

Tribute beer. What can I say? To me, it is the perfect beer for a lazy, sunny day: its beautiful amber colour, its amazing orange and fruity scent, its gentle bitterness… grab a pint or pop a bottle and you’ll understand what summer days taste like. I tried this beer by chance during my first…

Guinness beef stew

Another Guinness recipe? yes. Why? well, because when it comes to beer I am famous for not being capable of resisting offers at supermarkets. I almost injured my already poorly shoulder dragging as much cans of Guinness as I could from my local supermarket to home and ok, I can drink it, but why not cooking…

Guinness Cake

There is a little story behind this recipe that I would like to share with you. I have a close friend of mine, Jo, who is the real queen of Guinness cakes. We have been colleagues for two years (and “neighbours” since a year ago) and I can tell you, hand on heart, that no…

Trooper Beer Cupcakes

I must admit, my first though when Maiden got into beer was “…seriously?”. It took me a bit to warm up to the idea and get really excited about it; a big plus was that Bruce Dickinson himself got involved: it wasn’t just a matter of sticking Eddie’s face on a cheap (in terms of…