Pumpkin and Bacon Fritters

“What, not fritters again?”,  I hear you say.  Which reminds me of a story Maus often relates.  Her nephew (who is now 40) as a small boy (about 4 years-old) was a very fussy eater.  The only thing he seemed to like was tinned baked beans.  Every time he visited his grandmother (Maus’ mum), she would give him what she thought was his favourite meal, baked beans. That is, until the day the poor boy exclaimed, “What? Not bloody bake-ked beans, again?”

I like fritters because, in my humble opinion, we eat too much meat.  Fritters are a great way to present a satisfying meal with no (or very little) meat involved.  These have bacon in them but, if you are a vegetarian, you could replace the bacon with grated haloumi. Continue reading


Sweetcorn Fritters with Roasted Tomato and Bacon

As you all know, I have been to Sydney recently.  We stayed at Adina Apartment Hotel in Surry Hills (which, by the way, I highly recommend – great value for money and perfect location) and Bill Granger’s bill’s was in the same building.  We went there for lunch one day and I had the sweetcorn fritters with roasted tomato and bacon.  It was very nice.  So nice in fact that I decided to make it the other night.  I don’t have any of Bill Granger’s books but thought I would see if I could find the recipe on the internet.  Sure could.  I was amazed how popular the recipe was.  I found quite a few copies of it.  It was, invariably, described by bloggers as the famous Bill Granger’s sweetcorn fritters.

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