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Chicken reduced for tarragon redux

A few weeks ago, I reported that we had prepared a dish of Tarragon Chicken according to the recipe in Mastering the art of French cooking. We made it again last weekend, using a smaller chicken, known variously as spatchcock or … Continue reading

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Catch-a-chicken story could be a bestseller

A few posts ago, I reported that Maggie and I had made a rich tomato sauce according to the recipe in Mastering the art of French cooking, and that we anticipated using it in dishes such as beef goulash and chicken … Continue reading

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In digest: week ending 28 March 2016

It has been the week of Easter on our calendar, although it will be early May before our Greek neighbours roast the traditional lamb on a spit! In Australia, the religious elements of Easter are observed by a declining number … Continue reading

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Poulterer’s pie.doc ver 2

About 15 months ago, I wrote a post about a dish to which Maggie and I had given the sobriquet ‘Poulterer’s Pie’, a pun on the well known lamb dish Shepherd’s Pie. We had modified the recipe for a chicken … Continue reading

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Hot and spicy chicken wings

Hot, as in chilli; spicy, as in cardamom, clove, cumin and co. For this post, I will work backwards some of the time, beginning with the end result of our explorations. A serve of roasted, marinated chicken wings is one … Continue reading

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Chicken with leeks and sour cream

Ah!  Chicken and leek, a match made in heaven, or possibly somewhere in France that Maggie and I haven’t visited yet. This is our favourite cold-weather chicken dish. There are several steps in the recipe but it’s not too complicated. The fresh … Continue reading

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A dish to crow about?

This could be a long, slow-cooked post but that’s only fitting. After all, it took Maggie and I three days to turn a rooster into a meal of my favourite poultry casserole – Coq au vin! First, some personal, historical … Continue reading

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