Category: Chicken

I do love one pot cooking.  A delicious dinner in under two hours with minimal fuss and effort. Although it is never too hot outside to have a curry, the days are getting that bit shorter and its time for this recipe to start featuring in many incarnations on my dinner table. I use store bought curry powder mixes without any shame. I do add a bit here and there but feel that mixing a curry blend should rather be…

Leftovers has never tasted or looked this good! The intention was not to do something festive with leftovers but as I was making these pies it occurred to me that this will be the perfect recipe to make do with leftovers from the Xmas table. I was watching Bill Granger’s new cooking show a few weeks ago and he made a Moroccan version with olives and preserved lemon added to the chicken mixture. It looked so pretty and celebratory that I…

My new favourite thing is chipotle chilies and I can’t believe it has taken so long to finally taste them. I heard El Burro in Green Point was producing bottles of the chilies and ordered a few when I saw it on the Yuppiechef website. I can’t think of any other word than “intoxicating” when you open the bottle and get a hit of the deep smokiness and could not wait to start cooking with them. These wraps can be…

I must admit that making terrines are not that high up the list but after watching an Australian Masterchef challenge and dealing with a two week long pork belly craving I was quite keen to get my knife sharpened, debone and skin a chicken and get stuck in. (This post is not vegetarian friendly!) This recipe is from Maggie Beer and I am thrilled with the results. The addition of herbs and zest adds a wonderful flavour, the raisins add a…

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