Instead of using ground beef for a bolognese sauce swap it for Italian sausage meat and it makes a delicious change. This recipe couldn't be easier and the end product couldn't be tastier. Thanks to our friends at our local Market Meat & Meet, we've now made this a staple on Britican.
Are you looking for a easy tasty satisfying recipe? Here’s the best lentil soup recipe for sailors. I have to admit that the first time I had lentils I was in my 30’s. It just wasn’t something that my family ate. Furthermore, I thought that it was one of those foods that only vegetarians ate.
Living full time on a sailboat in the Mediterranean for over twenty months has had it’s challenges. One major difficulty I’ve had to face is the lack of variety concerning vegetables. For the most part, you can only get tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, peppers, carrots, zucchini (corgette) and eggplant (aubergine). That means that I’ve had to
This is the best broccoli bacon cheddar cheese salad you’ll ever make and taste – I assure you. Not only will you enjoy the perfect mix of ingredients but this dish is sure to please everyone. Make sure to read my story about the last time I served this great salad below… Broccoli Bacon Cheddar
As we sail around the Mediterranean, we are privileged to try all sorts of local delicatessens Rabbit, horse, baby birds and now I’ve tasted the interesting flavours of sea urchins (see video below). When we went to Malta, we tried their famous rabbit stew (delicious). In Catania, Sicily we enjoyed a family BBQ where friends made
While being laid up in Preveza, Greece with engine, generator and rigging problems our dynamic life on the sea changed to a slow life on the hard. With no car, only two restaurants and a massive out of water storage marina surrounding us, we didn’t have our usual dose of ancient archeological sites, tourist attractions,
In Greece you can get an assortment of ‘Saganaki’ dishes I think the world ‘Saganaki’ means cheese, in general, but Feta is often used. I’ve had shrimp saganaki, mussels saganaki and just plain old saganaki. When ordering plain old saganaki, the cheese comes breaded and fried. YUM! Seriously – it is amazing! The Food Network
Based on the questions that people often ask me, I feel as if many think we sail around isolated being ‘cooped-up’ in a tiny space. Readers write to me and ask, ‘How do you and your family managed to live in such small quarters?’ ‘How does your daughter get social interaction?’ ‘How can you cope
On our boat, Britican, it seems that our favourite thing to talk about is food. We anxiously look forward to our next meal and discuss a variety of possibilities. While in Marzamemi, Sicily we thought what better than to have some stuffed pasta shells. We always see cheese everywhere we go so the chances of
One thing I’ve discovered quite quickly on our travels is that using our oven has a few setbacks. It’s so funny because you just don’t know what you don’t know. As our travels unfold I’m learning so many things on the go. Let me explain the setbacks to using an oven and then tell you why