Fig-Braised Chicken with Spiced Walnuts & Figs

Fig-Braised Chicken & Spiced Walnuts and Figs

A Winter’s Tale November is for autumn bakes, hearty meals that create a cozy, warm feeling that  fuel us up with energy. Ideal for the season, this is a slow cooking casserole dish that you will love: Marinating, braising, simmering, all come into play in the preparation of this recipe, where caramelized figs join cranberries…

Marinated Chicken Salad with Lemon Raisins, Capers & Pine Nuts

Marinated chicken salad

New edition What can be more basic and simple than a chicken salad that can sometimes be replaced by turkey? Use your poaching skills and make vegetable bed of goodness in your pan, to give a flavour and tenderness. The second ritual you need to follow is to marinate the poached meat for a four…

My Mothers Citrus and Honey-Glazed Chicken

My mothers citrus and honey-glazed chicken

My Μothers Citrus and Honey-Glazed Chicken “But my favourite remained the basic roast chicken. What a deceptively simple dish. I had come to believe that one can judge the quality of a cook by his or her roast chicken. Above all, it should taste like chicken: it should be so good that even a perfectly simple, roast…

Roast Chicken with Lemon, Ginger and Mustard Sauce

Roast chicken with lemon, ginger and mustard sauce

New Edition This is  a new version of my Mothers Roast Chicken, with tiny twitches and bright new ideas. Following my mother’s list of ingredients and steps of preparation, but creatively falling a little off track, I simply replace orange with lemon and ginger, and, instead of using honey, I introduce my roast to maple…