Category Archives: chicken

chimichurri chicken with patatas bravas

chimichurri chicken with patatas bravas

England may be out of the World Cup, but there's still lots of excuses to throw a football party. For people who enjoy a cooking challenge, it presents opportunities to burrow through the regional cookbooks and get inspired. Will you serve the Nigerian jollof rice? German Bratwurst? Australian shrimp? Ghanaian fufu? Here's a pair of great Latin-flavoured dishes in celebration of Argentina and Spain. First up is a butterflied chicken breast bursting with vibrant lemon and garlic, partnered with a herby, sharp chimichurri sauce. And as a foil for for that, some fiery patatas bravas made with … Continue Reading ››
incredible chicken sandwich

incredible chicken sandwich

what to eat next He takes a lot of flak, but I like Valentine Warner. I certainly like his recipes, which are usually easy to make, easy to eat and make you think "I think I'm going to give that a go..." His latest book, What To Eat Next, is packed with these types of recipes. Duck legs with cucumber, spicy cracked crab claws, deep-fried hotate scallops... all eagerly plastered with post-it notes ready for the to-cook pile. Lots of these are interesting and comforting, with plenty … Continue Reading ››
general tso's chicken cooked in the tefal actifry

general tso’s actifry chicken

Isn't it strange how two Western cultures can create their own version of the same imported cuisine? "Moo shu beef", "egg rolls", "crab rangoon"... What are these odd things? They're found on menus of most Chinese takeaways (sorry,"takeout") in America. Yet in the UK they're completely alien. In my limited understanding, immigrants of different areas started these restaurants on different sides of the Atlantic and imported their food, Westernised: in the US, Hunan-influenced culture settled; in the UK Cantonese-style food dominated. General Tso's chicken is one of these American staples, as I found out Continue Reading ››
ade edmondson's chicken in cider casserole

chicken in cider casserole

I seem to have a thing for baldy guys with glasses. heston blumenthal No, not that one this time. I'm talking about Adrian Edmondson. adrian edmondson I was a fan of the Young Ones growing up. Though I suspect I was too young I would sneak a look at my brother's VHS tapes. Hole In My Shoe was the first song I bought. I kinda liked Filthy Rich and Catflap but I didn't understand why Vyvyan and Rik were so different. Then Bottom arrived and I was … Continue Reading ››