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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┬áMastering 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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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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Estragon: le roi des herbes!

In France, estragon (tarragon) is known as the king (roi) of herbs. I imagine this is in deference to its pronounced flavour, which can subjugate other ingredients, or because, when used expertly, its contribution to a dish is┬ásans pareil. I … Continue reading

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