Chicken with Tomatoes, Fennel & Moroccan Spices

British Summer Time ended today, the clocks went back an hour so we all had an extra hour in bed (except of course if you have small children who don’t understand these things) and autumn arrived with a vengeance. Heavy rain and blustery winds raged through the night and into the morning; it was definitely […]

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Chicken Caesar Salad

I make no claims to authenticity for this recipe; it’s just a combination of some I found in books and online. But during the life of this blog, I’ve discovered that ‘authentic recipes’ are an elusive breed; there are always variations, sometimes hotly argued, but I would say that the essence of any classic recipe […]

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Pollo alla Cacciatora – Hunter’s Style Chicken

Once a friend sought some advice and when I’d given my thoughts she said she was so pleased she’d asked me as she knew I’d think the same way as her, and you should always seek advice from someone who will tell you what you want to hear. I was reminded of this exchange as […]

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Lemon & Thyme Roasted Chicken with Honey-glazed Turnips

I came home from my lovely day at Fallowfields yesterday with a goody bag – a beautiful loaf, a soft-boiled egg Scotch egg (that made a great supper last night) and a large turnip and some honey. Turnips are at their best either in the spring, when tiny baby turnips are wonderful cooked whole and tossed in […]

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