Recipes


Beer Battered Fish

Beer Battered Fish

Let’s be honest, if you caught the fish yourself, beer was likely involved. And now it can involved in making it too! A bit of beer for..

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Balsamic Chicken

Balsamic Chicken

It’s Friday afternoon and you’re chatting with your friends at work as everybody is getting ready to leave for the day. Everybody’s..

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Sweet & Sour Chicken

Sweet & Sour Chicken

For those nights when you just don’t have the energy to cook. This recipe is easy and quick – you don’t even have to fully cook the..

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Meat Pie

Meat Pie

Meat pies and Scottish heavy ale go together like a Scotsman and a kilt. Only difference is you will want to know what is under our meat..

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Beer & Cheese Dip

Beer & Cheese Dip

Just when you thought that beer and cheese couldn’t be more perfect together – you discover that you can combine them into one perfect..

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Mahi Mahi with Tropical Salsa

Mahi Mahi with Tropical Salsa

There is something so nice about white fish and a fruit salsa. The sweetness of the fruit perfectly complements the fish, as does the Big..

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Grilled Cheese with Prosciutto

Grilled Cheese with Prosciutto

As a child, my mother used to make us her version of “Croque-monsieurs” instead of grilled cheese sandwiches. She would place ham or..

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Elk Stew

Elk Stew

Winter is my favourite season and this is partly because I love the hearty foods that it brings (that, and sweater weather). To me, a..

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Lamb Shepherd’s Pie

Lamb Shepherd’s Pie

Nothing is better on a cold winters day than some Shepherd’s pie. With the help of this Big Rock Porter, it has a delicious creaminess to..

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Beer Steamed Mussels

Beer Steamed Mussels

Mussels are one of my favourite easy meals. If you have a little bit of planning, they are a delicious and decedent quick meal that feels..

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Spiced Chocolate Cakes

Spiced Chocolate Cakes

Firstly, who doesn’t love beer and who doesn’t love chocolate (seriously, I want names!)? You don’t often see them paired together, but..

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Beer Pulled Pork

Beer Pulled Pork

Pulled Pork is a classic comfort food and Big Rock’s Bourbon Barrel Dark Amber Ale adds the perfect touch of sweet and smokey to the mix...

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Jerk Chicken

Jerk Chicken

Jerk Chicken has always seemed daunting, but it actually is so easy. There are only 4 steps: blend all marinade ingredients, throw..

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Lamb Burgers

Lamb Burgers

When I was approached by Big Rock to do some beer pairings, I was thrilled (because who doesn’t love beer?) and excited to get working on..

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Thai Lettuce Wraps

Thai Lettuce Wraps

Although this looks like a long list of ingredients, it is actually very easy to make and assemble. These simple lettuce wraps are..

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Fall Pesto Pasta

Fall Pesto Pasta

Cheese, garlic, nuts and basil – a few of my favourite things and all in one place! This delicious pasta becomes so creamy with the..

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Pesto

Pesto

If you love nuts, cheese and basil, you obviously love pesto as much as I do. Although it seems like a daunting task, it is actually..

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Grilled Prawns

Grilled Prawns

I had the most amazing grilled shrimp at a friends wedding – juicy large shrimp with hints of white wine and garlic, wrapped in delicious..

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Watermelon Salad

Watermelon Salad

In the heat of summer, nothing quenches your thirst better than cold watermelon (and maybe a patio beer or wine). It is the perfect..

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