Garlic and chilli chicken thighs

Due to the unique way the London rental market works (my landlord is putting the rent up), I have to move house. Which means that between now and the end of the month I need to eat or throw away everything I own so I [...]

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Chicken in cumin sauce

On February 9, 2010 By

Chicken in cumin sauce

As anyone who’s had the misfortune to walk through a town centre with me will confirm, I can’t resist a charity shop. I have to go in and inspect the cookery books, looking for original, interesting or just plain sticky, well-used tomes.

One of my latest buys (£2.50, thank [...]

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A few weeks ago, on my last visit home, Sister Number 2 told me that she had never eaten Thai food. Not a mouthful. I was stunned. How was she going to be part of the aspiring middle classes if she couldn’t say with confidence: ‘Well, I like Chinese food, of course, but [...]

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Chicken noodle soup

Every month A Slice of Cherry Pie runs an In The Bag challenge and this month the seasonal ingredients were chicken, red chilli and garlic. I thought this was a challenge that I could rise to and created this mélange of vaguely oriental [...]

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English chicken curry

On August 12, 2009 By

English chicken curry

I’m British and am therefore obsessed with the weather. Splashing to the bus stop in sandals, cooking in my own coat and wellies at the park, being temporarily blinded by wind-whipped hair; however I am dressed, I am dressed inappropriately. And my fridge is stocked [...]

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