Talk

Advanced search

Making gravy?

(14 Posts)
mrschop Wed 09-Jul-08 18:11:41

How do you make gravy when you're not roasting a joint of meat? Today I roasted pork chops, so obv no juices to make into gravy, so resorted to my guilty pleasure (Bisto). But these were rather nice pork chops and even I felt the packet gravy rather ruined them! Any recipes/suggestions?

Furball Wed 09-Jul-08 18:19:34

I'd use a quarter or a pork stock cube (I use knorr) 1/2 pint cold water and 2 dessert spoons of sauce flour(in the flour section at sainsbos) put in microwave for 1 min take out and stir, put in again for 1 min take out and stir, repeat til hot and thick, usually about 3 mins. add gravy browning

Result = perfect thick tasty no gravy granule gravy that can obviously be adapted to all flavours with different stock cubes

christiana Wed 09-Jul-08 18:28:45

Message withdrawn

Twiglett Wed 09-Jul-08 18:32:10

what the 'ell is sauce flour?

Furball Wed 09-Jul-08 18:34:42

oh twig - you haven't lived wink

tis good stuff though, nicer than corn flour

Furball Wed 09-Jul-08 18:35:45

forgot the [ ]

Furball Wed 09-Jul-08 18:36:52

better sauce flour info here

Twiglett Wed 09-Jul-08 18:38:47

wow .. impressed grin

NormaStanleyFletcher Wed 09-Jul-08 18:39:56

Roast chops with onion quarters / slices underneath. Then make gravy with resultant onions and juices

mrschop Wed 09-Jul-08 18:56:39

Thanks, am inspired. I have discovered a great local butchers and it seems a shame to Bisto their lovely produce!

palaver Wed 09-Jul-08 19:01:46

further to what NSF suggested, Jamie Oliver has a gravy recipe which entails putting onion, celery and carrots under the roast - or in this case the pork chops. After the meat is cooked, mash the veg and add flour, dilute with stock wine or water and make the gravy. Then strain it though a sieve to get rid of the lumps.

It's abit of a faff, but makes a superb gravy.

Goober Wed 09-Jul-08 19:06:02

Fry some onions til they burn, tip in some pre-mixed Bisto gravy, simmer for a bit.
TADD-AHHHHHH.

mrschop Wed 09-Jul-08 19:11:07

Goober, like your style, but you're undoing all the good work of the other posters!

Goober Wed 09-Jul-08 19:19:13

Don't knock it til you've tried it.
Its not quite as shite as you'd think.

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now