Category Archives: Chicken

Italian chicken liver mousse

I had almost my first encounter with chicken liver (cooking it I mean) just a little while ago when I used this recipe to make a paté with cognac and porcini mushrooms. The only reason I didn’t post it on … Continue reading

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Poussins with rosemary and lemon, and the most wonderful jus

It is not the first time I have cooked poussins this way. I followed my usual recipe but simplified it and didn’t brown them before roasting them, and they turned out better than ever! However, it was the simple but … Continue reading

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Sweet chilli chicken with ginger and pineapple

I got this recipe in an email from my dear Mama (said like in Downton Abbey, my obsession at the moment) who in turn tasted the dish at a friend’s house. So I am afraid I don’t know the original … Continue reading

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Chicken thighs with sambal oelek and basil

Once again, I am promoting chicken thighs instead of chicken breasts. I like that this meat always come with skin that you can crisp up. It is also a lot cheaper than chicken breasts, but the main advantage for me, … Continue reading

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Gitto’s Damascus chicken wings

We went on holiday to Syria in March, before the country fell apart more or less, and felt very lucky that we got to visit before everything took a turn for the worst, but you also feel a bit guilty … Continue reading

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A nice get together in the summer house

Our summer house has survived many dinner parties and parties through the years, but the one we had during this holiday in Sweden was probably the best one so far. The weather was good, it was a nice group of … Continue reading

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Chicken and chorizo with roasted new potatoes

The best way to get a nice dinner in exchange for little cooking is to use the oven. A few days ago I made this utterly simple traybake of chicken thighs, chorizo, new potatoes and celeriac. The chorizo is so … Continue reading

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Chicken satay with rice, peanut sauce and Asian-inspired salad

These juicy chicken scewers are absolutely wonderful. You can serve them cold on a picnic; with a salsa dip as a canapé or with rice and peanut sauce as a fulfilling dinner. The chicken should in an ideal world be … Continue reading

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Chicken cannelloni with bacon and mushrooms

Yesterday my dear friends Malin and Martin arrived from Sweden, and they are staying with us until Sunday. They arrived quite late in the evening, so I had prepared dinner so we wouldn’t eat around midnight. I made the chicken … Continue reading

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Roast chicken with lemon and za’atar with potato salad

Loving the weather right now! Here in London it has been around 20C for a while now, and the sun is shining every day, although battling the clouds from time to time. And this weather just calls for lighter food, … Continue reading

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