This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’ My Paris Kitchen is a classic – coq au vin. Chicken (or chicken pieces) is braised in wine with bacon, mushrooms, garlic along with a handful of carrots and onion. Pearl onions are added towards the end. It’s a delightful dish that makes your house […]
The focus for this year’s Food Revolution Day was about sharing the power of cooking, the benefits of cooking from scratch and, ultimately showing people that changing our food choices can make us both healthier and happier. Instead of one official recipe as there has been in years past, this year, we had a set of […]
I’m always interested in a good roast chicken recipe. Over the past few years, I’ve tried a number of different versions – Dorie Greenspan’s “Hurry up and Wait” Roast Chicken, M Jacques Armagnac Chicken, Olive Oil Cornish Hens, Roast Chicken for Les Paresseux, and of course, there’s the famous Mr Neil’s Roast Chicken which I […]
Poulet rôti. THE “fast food” to eat when in France. I mean, when your local market sells chickens like this, it’s hard to resist.. Look at those potatoes, roasting gloriously in the dripping chicken fat. Doesn’t sound so appealing when you put it like that but oh, it’s SO good. I’m always thankful for the […]
As someone who writes about food I own a lot of cookbooks which I love to use but I’m also a big fan of the convenience factor of being able to access so many recipes online. Who hasn’t stood in the supermarket madly Googling recipes either because they’ve forgotten their shopping list at home or […]
June. It’s a busy month for teachers. While everyone must think that we all look forward to June and the start of summer, there’s the whole getting through June to negotiate before we can kick back and enjoy the holidays. It always feels like there simply isn’t enough time to fit in all the things […]
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