Rick Stein’s Rotisserie-style Chicken

I’m really enjoying watching Rick Stein’s Secret France on TV and couldn’t resist buying a copy of the accompanying book when I saw it on offer in Waitrose. Neither could I resist trying his ‘Rotisserie-style chicken’ for the family Sunday meal yesterday. Rotisserie chicken brings back many happy memories of holidays in France when my […]

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Chicken Roasted with Lemon & Thyme and French-style Peas

Lamb is perhaps a more traditional roast for Easter Sunday but I fancied a nice roast chicken so bought one in the farmers’ market yesterday. I didn’t want to do anything very fancy with it so decided to flavour it simply with just some lemon and thyme and add a dash of cream to the […]

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Roast Chicken with Sumac & Pomegranate and Garlic Potato Puree

If I’m on my own on Sunday, I often roast a chicken portion. I buy the chickens in the local farmers’ market and joint them and it’s easy to pull one out of the freezer early in the day to defrost. I seem to rarely roast a whole chicken these days; even if I have […]

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Roasted Chicken with Clementines & Fennel

My friend Annie was telling me when we met on Thursday night about this great recipe she’d done from Ottolenghi’s new book, Jerusalem. Then, coincidentally, I picked up an email the next day from my friend Linda in Spain telling me she was cooking the same recipe: Roasted Chicken with Clementines & Arak. I decided The […]

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