Lemon-fennel chicken in a pot from Everyday Dorie in a blue Le Creuset Dutch Oven.

Cook the Book Fridays: Lemon-fennel chicken in a pot from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s cookbook, Everyday Dorie.   Lemon-fennel chicken in a pot is basically a hands-off dish that was perfect for a busy recent Sunday dinner Dorie makes it sound so lovely: A head of fennel, a couple of lemons and a lot of garlic and shallots … Read more

Basque chicken stew with peppers in a skillet on a blue and white napkin.

French Fridays: Quick Basque Chicken Stew

Recipe development is a funny thing… I’m in the last stages of finalising recipes for the next instalment of French Food for Everyone (next chapter coming at you in December – it’s all about le dîner/ dinner recipes!) and am working my way through recipe tester feedback. I have a small but mighty group of … Read more

Chicken salad sandwich

Cashew Chicken Salad Sandwich

Ever had a craving for something that you first tasted years ago but haven’t thought about for ages? Recently, I’ve had a hankering for a chicken salad sandwich but not just ANY chicken salad sandwich – one that I used to order at a tiny sandwich place back in Adelaide in the late 80s/ early … Read more

Chinese Chicken Lettuce Cups from Half the Sugar All the Love by Jennifer Tyler Lee on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs cook from Half the Sugar All the Love by Jennifer Tyler Lee

This week the Petits Chefs had a flying visit from the fabulous Jenifer Tyler Lee who was in town to promote her new book Half the Sugar All the Love. Sidenote: we love Jennifer’s previous book, 52 New Foods (cooking club worked through it in 2014!) “What’s this about half the sugar?” I hear you … Read more

Cook the Book Fridays: Chicken and Salad Milanese style from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and it’s a bit of an old-fashioned classic – in fact, when I served it, Neil said “Oh, we haven’t had schnitzel in ages” (sidenote: what’s the difference between schnitzel and “milanese-style”? Here’s an interesting article). And no, we … Read more