Tag: Chicken

World Food: Katmis Satsivi

World Food: Katmis Satsivi

It is no secret that Caro likes nuts, I am not quite so obsessed! Any kind. Almond, Brazil, Chestnut, Macadamia, Pecan, Pistachio or Walnut. And of course, although they are high in fat content, they are bite-sized health foods, packed as they are with proteins, fibre, vitamins and minerals. Almonds […]

Kung Pao Chicken

Kung Pao Chicken

We love Chinese food in this house and among our favourites is this delicious Sichuan dish Kung Pao, or as I affectionately referred to is a a child, Kung Fu Chicken. Kung Pao chicken is a staple of western Chinese cuisine but, although it originally came from the Sichuan Province […]

Chicken Dijonnaise

Chicken Dijonnaise

The French mustard house Maille has  a slogan: “Il n’y a que Maille qui m’aille.” (a rough translation would be that “Only Maille works for me!”) Maille has been making mustard (and many other condiments  recently) for over 260 years with two boutiques that feature nothing but the company’s mustard, […]

Chicken Mint Masala

Chicken Mint Masala

We all know and love Garam Masala, the Indian spice blend. In Hindi, garam means “hot” (as in warming)  and masala means “mixture”. The ingredients most commonly included are white and black peppercorns, cloves, cumin seeds, black, brown and green cardamom, star anise, nutmeg, long pepper (or pippali) and coriander […]

Immune Boosting Chicken Ginger

Immune Boosting Chicken Ginger

We are delighted to welcome Dr Dana Flavin Koenig to the blog today. She is sharing the most delicious recipe which not only boosts the immune system but it also reduces inflammation. Dr.Flavin is a physician, pharmacologist and toxicologist treating patients and researching in Munich. Born in Chicago, both her […]

Sunday Lunch – Chicken Cacciatore

Sunday Lunch – Chicken Cacciatore

It’s Sunday Lunch and we’ve got some chicken pieces. We’re moving away from the more traditional Chasseur and Coq Au Vin today and heading straight to Italy and a classic hunter-style stew, packed with flavours and cooked on a low heat for an hour or so, so that the aromas of oregano […]

St. Valentines Day – Chicken Satay

St. Valentines Day – Chicken Satay

Happy Valentines Day everyone. On the menu today among other surprises is one of my partner Caro’s favourite dishes, Chicken Satay. It’s something she always orders if we are ordering out, so I thought I would surprise her today with my very own version…. Satay , is simply a dish of seasoned, skewered and grilled meat, […]