Green Chicken + Lemongrass Curry with Black Quinoa + Broccolini
Broccolini / Cheap + Cheerful / Chicken / Chilli / Coconut / Coconut Water / Coriander / Dairy-Free / Light Meals / Main Course / Meals + Courses / Quinoa / Special Diets

Green Chicken + Lemongrass Curry with Black Quinoa + Broccolini

  A breezy summer-is-on-it’s-way spirited green curry that features fresh coconut water, lemongrass, coriander root, and green chillies. The punchy green paste is whizzed up in no time at all in a food processor and serves as a beautiful light, spicy and slightly sweet broth in which the chicken gently poaches. Served up on a … Continue reading

Steamed Nori Chicken with Tamari + Ginger Mushrooms
Broccolini / Cheap + Cheerful / Chicken / Chilli / Coriander / Dairy-Free / Ginger / Light Meals / Main Course / Meals + Courses / Mushroom / Savoury / Special Diets / Spring Onions

Steamed Nori Chicken with Tamari + Ginger Mushrooms

A great way to add a bit of interest and style to steamed chicken. Free-range chicken breasts are stuffed with stir-fried mushrooms with ginger, a mixture of tamari, oyster sauce, mirin, sesame oil, and a kiss of chilli. Everything is rolled up in sheets of nori and steamed in a bamboo basket. This method allows … Continue reading

Sticky Bombay Meatballs with Purple Cabbage Slaw + Poppadoms
Baking / Chicken / Coconut / Honey / Lemon / Lunch / Savoury / Turmeric

Sticky Bombay Meatballs with Purple Cabbage Slaw + Poppadoms

My everyday eating is for the most part fairly frugal. I do like to buy the best ingredients and produce I can afford but rarely use such ingredients in an extravagant manner. Instead, I like to use things like beautiful cheeses, gourmet chutneys and the best quality meat and fish in an economical fashion, used … Continue reading

Chicken, Date + Rosemary Balls on Pear + Parsnip Mash
Baking / Cauliflower / Chicken / Creme Fraiche / Dates / Goat's Cheese / Hazelnuts / Lemon / Lunch / Parsnip / Pears / Rosemary / Savoury

Chicken, Date + Rosemary Balls on Pear + Parsnip Mash

Sweet, herby, and comforting, this is an incredibly heart warming and satisfying dish. Balls of beautiful free-range, organic chicken mince, hazelnuts, dates, garlic, and lots of rosemary, sit on top of a heavier-than-it-looks mash of new seasons pears, parsnip, and cauliflower. Finished simply with a crumbling of my favourite goats cheese and drizzle of extra … Continue reading

Cock-a-Leekie Bánh mì
Bread / Chicken / Chilli / Coconut Oil / Ginger / Leek / Lemon / Lemongrass / Lunch / Mayonnaise / Savoury

Cock-a-Leekie Bánh mì

 For those of you who regularly follow the blog you might have picked up on my love for light, fresh, Asian-inspired flavours and styles of cooking. Continuing this theme, in this recipe I combine a classic combination of chicken and leek, made famous by the Scots and their Cock-a-Leekie Soup, and a street food favourite, … Continue reading

Chicken, Roast Pumpkin + Greens with Tri-Coloured Quinoa, Yoghurt Dressing
Almonds / Avocado / Basil / Chicken / Lemon / Lunch / pumpkin / Quinoa / Rocket / Savoury / Spinach / Yoghurt

Chicken, Roast Pumpkin + Greens with Tri-Coloured Quinoa, Yoghurt Dressing

As we creep ever closer to the middle of February many of those promises made to ourselves at one-past midnight on the first of January have somehow fallen victim to the quirks of everyday life. I thought it would be fitting to write a recipe that is full to the brim of flavour and goodness. … Continue reading

Chicken Roulade with Spicy Chorizo Stuffing and Chickpea Smash
Baking / Chicken / Chickpeas / Chilli / Chorizo / Legumes / Lemon / Lunch / Paprika / Pork / Prosciutto / Savoury / Sun-dried Tomatoes

Chicken Roulade with Spicy Chorizo Stuffing and Chickpea Smash

Rejoice. As soon as December hits I seem to crave meats stuffed with all kinds of goodies, from different varieties of nuts, dried fruits and grains such as barley, to other kinds of meat and spices. I blame tradition for these cravings, and its formidable ability to make me feel that if I don’t follow … Continue reading

Yoghurt-Spiced Kangaroo Kebabs with Chana Chaat
Beef / Cardomom / Chicken / Chickpeas / Chilli / Coriander / Cucumber / Cumin / Ginger / Kangaroo / Lamb / Legumes / Lunch / Pomegranate / Savoury / Yoghurt

Yoghurt-Spiced Kangaroo Kebabs with Chana Chaat

This is a light Indian-spiced dish that celebrates the unique flavour of kangaroo. Tender pieces of roo are marinated in a tangy yoghurt-based sauce, made magic by a host of spices, and given a little kick from fresh ginger and green peppercorns. Cooked on a hot grill, I bring a bit of crunch and interest … Continue reading

Moroccan Chicken Nuggets
Baking / Beetroot / Chicken / Cinnamon / Coriander / Cumin / Eggs / Lunch / Panko Breadcrumbs / Savoury / Sesame Seeds / Sumac / Wholemeal Flour

Moroccan Chicken Nuggets

One of the tastiest, most interesting dishes I’ve cooked on the fly using up what I had sitting in the fridge and in the pantry. Beetroot-speckled, crispy, tender oven-baked chicken nuggets spiced with cumin, cinnamon, sumac, coriander and white pepper. They bake up fragrant, golden and crunchy and are so good with dollop of spicy … Continue reading

Herb Roasted Chicken with Cauliflower, Parsnip Mash + Lemon Caper Gremolata
Baking / Cauliflower / Chicken / Lemon / Lunch / Parsnip / Savoury

Herb Roasted Chicken with Cauliflower, Parsnip Mash + Lemon Caper Gremolata

This morning I woke to grey, low-hanging clouds and a light wintery mist. Resisting the urge to roll over and curl up again under the covers I pulled myself up out of bed with hopes of a day of delicious and warming foods. Wintery days call for roasted meats and comforting sides like buttery mash. … Continue reading

Soft Tacos with Panko Crusted Chicken & Fragrant Avocado Salsa
Avocado / Chicken / Eggs / Lunch / Parmesan / Savoury

Soft Tacos with Panko Crusted Chicken & Fragrant Avocado Salsa

I am dead-set certain that I am not alone in my love for a meal that involves wrapping up fresh, tasty ingredients in one simple, hand-held parcel. My Soft Tacos with Panko Crusted Chicken & Fragrant Avocado Salsa are inspired by the taco renaissance that is happening in the foodie world. The tacos are filled … Continue reading