The Best Coq au Vin

The Best Coq au Vin A delicious and rustic French classic!  Red wine, brandy, pancetta, shallots, mushrooms, herbs & a pinch of chilli what a wonderful combination for chicken! Serves 4 Prep time:  15 minutes Cooking time: 1 hour 10 minutes Ingredients 50g butter 200g pancetta or smoked bacon, sliced 8 small shallots, peeled 250g button mushrooms 3 […]

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South East Asian Chicken Curry

South East Asian Chicken Curry A very fresh and easy to make chicken curry which is bursting with aromatic flavours.  This curry is always a winner! Serves 6 Prep time: 20-30 minutes Cooking time: 50-60 minutes Ingredients For the curry paste 6 garlic cloves, peeled and roughly chopped 5 long, red chillies, deseeded and roughly chopped 3 lemon […]

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Chicken, Ham & Leek Pie

Chicken, Ham & Leek Pie An absolutely delicious and succulent chicken & ham pie – when you need something warm and comforting after a long day, there’s nothing like a proper British pie! Serves 4-6 Prep time:   15 minutes Cooking time: 1 hour Ingredients 450ml chicken stock 3 chicken breasts, skinned 75g butter 2 leeks, trimmed and […]

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Chicken & Spinach Balti

Chicken & Spinach Balti A deliciously tender chicken curry which is very simple to make – perfect for a mid-week meal!  Popeye would love this dish! Serves 2 Prep time:  15 minutes plus up to 1 hour to marinade Cooking time: 20 minutes Ingredients For the marinade 2.5cm/1in fresh ginger, peeled & finely chopped 2 cloves of […]

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Fesenjan – Persian Stew

Fesenjan – Persian Stew A fabulous Persian stew of pomegranate molasses, walnut and chicken. A truly delicious and fragrant dish and pretty simple to make too!  Serves 4 Prep time:   10 minutes Cooking time: 1 hour 45 minutes Ingredients 4 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, peeled & finely sliced ½ tsp turmeric 450g walnuts, ground & […]

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Butter Chicken Curry

Butter Chicken Curry A wonderfully rich & fragrant butter chicken curry – very, very tasty, quick and easy to make! Serves 4 Prep time:  5-10 minutes Cooking time: 15-20 minutes Ingredients 150ml natural yogurt50g ground almonds1 ½ tsp chili powder¼ tsp crushed bay leaves¼ tsp ground cloves¼ tsp ground cinnamon1 tsp garam masala4 green cardamom pods1 tsp […]

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The Best Chicken Tagine

The Best Chicken Tagine This simple chicken tagine is great made a day before and left so the flavours can infuse – a one-pot wonder! Serves 4 Prep time:  20 minutes (plus marinating & soaking time) Cooking time:  40 minutes   Ingredients 8-10 chicken thighs, skinned, boned & cut into bite-sized pieces 2tsp paprika 1tsp […]

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