Käsekrainer - cheese filled hickory smoked hotdog recipe

Käsekrainer - cheese filled hickory smoked hotdog recipe

Like melty cheese? Like smoked hot dogs? Like chilli? Step right this way…

The Käsekrainer is a cheese filled sausage from Vienna. A large sausage filled with small chunks of cheese (German: Käse) to which the Käsekrainer owes its name. It’s traditionally fried or grilled, which melts the cheese, then served hot.

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Hickory smoked paprika and maple bacon recipe

Hickory smoked paprika and maple bacon recipe

If you like your bacon pokey and smokey - this is the pig for the gig.

This recipe uses hickory smoke rather than oak (hickory imparts a stronger flavour) and some smoked sweet paprika, giving it a little edge. Easy to slice and freeze for later use, and unbelievably good in bacon sandwiches. Slice thickly for maximum decadence.

The recipe does require a smoker, but i’ll shortly publish recipes that don’t!

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Home cured Pancetta recipe

Home cured Pancetta recipe

Super easy to make at home, Pancetta is really rewarding to make, and incredibly versatile as an ingredient.

Pancetta is essentially an Italian recipe for cured pork belly. It’s very similar to Bacon but is not smoked and is cured and dried for longer. Some recipes call for the addition of curing salts but this version doesn’t.

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