So I'm getting this new years resolution off to a good start. Yesterday I bought a shoulder of pork to roast today for the "Sunday Roast"...
And it was LOVELY! I am really getting the hang of having a proper working oven again. The pork was just cooked right, not pink, not tough. The crackling was crisp and yummy. I did baby carrots, broc & coli, gravy and roast tatties. As it turns out it was only the spuds that weren't perfect... they just weren't crispy enough. They could have done with another 5 - 10 mins under a high heat to crisp them off... but they tasted fab so I'm happy enough with that for this week.
It seems that roasting meat really is the way forward with Jack! He devowered his roast pork in much the same way as he did his roast chicken on New Years Eve. And he even had some crackling. Me and Mark felt strangely proud as we heard him crunching away on it (first proper work out his grinding and chewing teeth have ever had). It must have been a good meal because he even ate his coli & broc which he normally just crumbles up and chucks on the floor.
Question is now.... next week. Lamb or Beef???