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by Bumper
Sun May 28, 2017 12:00
Forum: Dry Cured Meats and Sausages
Topic: Salame Calabrese
Replies: 35
Views: 15033

Looks awesome. How would smoked pepper and paprika go in this recipe as subs? I have some (read glut of) cherry wood smoked chillies - ghost peppers and a bunch of others, and loads of apple wood smoked hungarian paprika. I find smoked chillies are the best for all sorts of dishes but yet to give th...
by Bumper
Sun May 28, 2017 11:29
Forum: Sausages
Topic: Test run of new equipment
Replies: 3
Views: 2486

Test run of new equipment

So my lost in the post mincer had to be replaced - finally came on friday. Made a couple of test batches with my new gear - a 5kg tre spade sausage filler and a tre spade mincer. Absolutely over the moon with it. I made a 3kg batch of breakfast sausages and a 3.5kg batch of newmarket with bread saus...
by Bumper
Wed May 10, 2017 04:25
Forum: Hyde Park
Topic: Hi New Guys - Introduce Yourself
Replies: 1304
Views: 364841

Berry wine sounds great! I find using a yeast like EC118 at 16c gives a nice clean ferment, adding some yeast nutrient each week for best results and to ensure no sulphur smells, particularly with cider. No garden huh. There have been (many) times I have felt the same. But I have a pottage garden, s...
by Bumper
Wed May 10, 2017 00:27
Forum: Hyde Park
Topic: Hi New Guys - Introduce Yourself
Replies: 1304
Views: 364841

Welcome Bumper. Beer making and sausage making goes together well I think. Thanks! Nothing better than pulling a pint off the tap at the end of the day and sitting down with a snack plate of pickles, cheese and salami. Although I have noticed the two hobbies result in a rapid growth in fridges. Wit...
by Bumper
Wed May 10, 2017 00:01
Forum: Hyde Park
Topic: Hi New Guys - Introduce Yourself
Replies: 1304
Views: 364841

Hi everyone! I have been guest lurking for a while. I have just built my charcuterie fridge, and purchased some decent sausage making equipment (just waiting for my mincer to be delivered!) so thought it a great time to sign up. I have learned loads reading through the threads, and have all the mari...