Pesto Chicken Club Bowl

Pesto Chicken Club Bowl. Chicken breast fried in pesto, sliced and served with hummus, salad, boiled eggs, avocado, bacon and croutons.

Pesto Chicken Club Bowl.  We’ve all heard of a Bliss Bowl, a Buddha Bowl, a Poke Bowl and a Smoothie Bowl, so what is a Club Bowl? My family love having dinners served in large bowls like my Raisukaree so when I suggested a Buddha Bowl the response went along the lines of, ‘Mmmm pretty. Where’s the […]

Chicken Tagine

This Chicken Tagine is packed full of the flavours of fresh green olives, preserved lemons, garlic, coriander, ginger and chickpeas and is a good dish for entertaining

This  Chicken Tagine  is  packed full of the flavours of fresh green olives, preserved lemons, garlic, coriander, ginger and chickpeas. It works well for entertaining as all the prep can be done in advance with only some cous cous to worry about to serve. I remember, about ten years ago, everybody seemed to be making […]

Chicken and Bacon Ring

Chicken and Bacon Ring. An easy and versatile dish of chicken, bacon, cheese, onions and peppers baked in a tarragon mayonnaise.

This Chicken and Bacon Ring is really easy to make ahead and is delicious served hot or cold. It is a great way to use up some roast chicken and makes a filling family meal that is impressive enough for entertaining. And the best thing? It uses ready made croissant dough that keeps for ages in the […]

Lemon Chicken en Brochettes

Lemon Chicken Brochettes or chicken thigh meat marinated in lemon and rosemary and threaded onto skewers with lemon which can be grilled or barbecued.

This dish of lemon chicken en brochettes is really easy to do. Buying thigh meat is better value, juicier and tastier than boneless  chicken breast and leaving the skin on with a lemon marinade means that the chicken just melts in the mouth. The pieces of lemon baste the chicken without the need for added fat which […]

Chicken Satay with Grilled Pineapple

Simply spiced chicken satay with coconut, peanut and chilli dipping sauce.

Chicken Satay.  Chunks of chicken marinated with chillies, ginger and spices, grilled and served with a peanut, coconut and chilli sauce. Simple to do and packed full of taste, so what could be better ? My version of chicken satay makes a great main course or starter and you can use the recipe with pork […]

Chicken Caesar Burger

Here's a new take on Chicken Caesar salad by combining it with a giant Parmesan crouton or burger! Perfect food for a summer barbecue.

These Chicken Caesar Burgers are perfect ‘man grub’, especially when there is football on! This is another easy recipe that makes lots of dressing so you can slather it on the side salad or leave it for another day. The burger bun becomes one giant crispy Parmesan croûton….

Chicken with Sumac and Preserved Lemons

Here is a simple dish of chicken thighs baked with sumac and preserved lemons. This recipe is great lazy dinner as everything can be prepared ahead and then popped in the oven, complete with onions and then served with cous cous for a Moroccan style meal.

Chicken and Bacon Chowder

Chicken and Bacon Chowder. More usually a white chowder is traditionally a North American hearty soup typically served with seafood, especially clams according to its origins. Interestingly the word chowder may have come from the French word chaudière or cauldron but I’ve never seen it here in France!     Here is my very easy version of a chowder that works particularly […]

Chicken and Chorizo One Pot Lazy Bake

Everyone needs a lazy day, don’t they? This chicken and chorizo one pot dish, is a really easy dinner when you have little time for preparation or fiddly cooking. This dish is high in flavour due to the chorizo, garlic and lemon and low in effort as only the onions need peeling. You could easily […]

Sizzling Summer Spatchcock Chicken

Spatchcock Chicken. It’s been a mad week here! We have a gîte with a full quota of guests, my son and his girlfriend staying in the house, 4 friends staying last night in a tent and my nephew arriving today. So my first thought of the day is wondering how many I am cooking for […]