The Hairy Bikers Blood, Sweat and Tyres: The Autobiography

The Hairy Bikers Blood, Sweat and Tyres: The Autobiography

by Hairy Bikers, Dave Myers

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Overview

Si King and Dave Myers, AKA the Hairy Bikers have travelled an interesting road. Born in the north of England, both Si and Dave had their childhood challenges. For Si, being bullied as the fat kid in class was part of his daily school routine. For Dave, his life changed when he became a childhood carer for his mother. But through the challenges of their early years came a love of really good food.

And it was food that brought Si and Dave together. Their eyes met over a curry and a pint on the set of a Catherine Cookson drama, and they knew they would be firm and fast friends for life.

From deserts to desserts, potholes to pot roasts, the nation's favourite cooking duo reveals what's made their friendship such a special and lasting one. They've eaten their way around the world a good few times, but have never lost sight of what matters: great friends, great family and great food.

In this heartwarming memoir of friendship and hilarious misadventure, Si and Dave take you on the ride of their lives!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781474601429
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Publication date: 03/28/2017
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Hairy Bikers (Author)
Si King hails from North East England and is a big, blond bearded biker with an infectious laugh. His love of food was established at a young age when his father bought exotic ingredients back from his Royal Navy voyages. Born and bred in Barrow-in-Furness, Dave Myers joined the BBC as a make-up artist, and while travelling the world with hit TV series he picked up recipes with Si, Dave's travelling companion and the other half of the hairy bikers.
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Dave Myers (Author)
Born and bred in Barrow-in-Furness, Dave Myers joined the BBC as a make-up artist, and while travelling the world with hit TV series he picked up recipes with Si, Dave's travelling companion and the other half of the hairy bikers.

Si King (Author)
Si King hails from North East England and is a big, blond bearded biker with an infectious laugh. His love of food was established at a young age when his father bought exotic ingredients back from his Royal Navy voyages.

Table of Contents

1 Dave's Cheese-and-Potato Pie, Killer Fishcakes and Toffee Apples 1

2 Si's Boiled Egg and Soldiers, Callard & Bowser Butterscotch and Flat Rib Beef Broth 15

3 Dave's Braising Steak with Bay Leaf, Sole Veronique, and Tyne Brand Mince with Smash and Processed Peas 26

4 Si's Stuffed Turkey Hedgehog Buffet, Minced Scrag-end of Lamb and Millionaire's Shortbread 42

5 Dave's Meatpaste Butties, PG Tips and Cheese-on-Toast Doorsteps 52

6 Si's Garlic Sausage Omelette, Communion Wine and Two Packets of Bourbon Creams 57

7 Dave's Vesta Curry, Fiery Poached Eggs and 30p Pub Grub 74

8 Si's Sticky Ribs, Tandoori Chicken and Sherry Trifle 82

9 Dave's Drop Scones, Thirteen Latkas with Salt Beef and Steamed Christmas Puddings 94

10 Si's Sunday Roast, Lamb Kibbe and Pub Curry with a Pint 110

11 Dave's Chicken Curry, Packet of Digestives and Turkey with Jell-o and Marshmallows 123

12 Si's Flambéed Bananas in Southern Comfort, Northumberland Lobster and Gloucester Old Spot with Chinese Crackling 143

13 Dave's Chicken Zinger Burgers, Pizza Topped with Scampi and Veal Kidneys 161

14 Si's Tinned Tuna Penne, Aberdeen Angus Steaks and Morecambe Bay Cockles 178

15 Dave's Caldo Verde, Barbecued Zebra Burgers and Goat's Penis Hot Pot 200

16 Si's Violet Martinis, Sea Bass with Chorizo Crust and Ultimate Fish Pie 235

17 Dave's Stuffed Turkey Ballotine, Lemon Soufflé and Poulets de Bresse 260

18 Si's Christmas-Pudding Vodka, Mississippi Pulled Pork and Low-Fat Rice Cakes 281

19 Dave's Prawn-and-Scallop Stir-fry, Beam on Toast and Steak and Chips 309

20 Si's Hospital Pork Pie, Farm Shop Picnic and Well-Earned Pint 324

Epilogue 341

Index 346

Acknowledgements 356

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