Main course – poultry

Chicken, sun-dried tomato & mustard pasta sauce

November 13, 2008

Saga update: No boiler.  No heat.  No comment. Since the start of the Death of a Boiler saga on Monday, I have found myself spending more and more time at the house of my lovely neighbour P. (Troy‘s owner).  This is partly because she has a working shower and central heating (!), partly because she […]

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Easy Thai green chicken curry

November 3, 2008

   So, my fellow foodbloggers… do you ever feel a little like a foodie fraud?  I do.  Every day I read through all these wonderful blogs where people talk about making their own pesto/pizza/hummus/stock/jam from scratch, as if they would never dream of doing it any other way, and it goes completely without saying that […]

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Nasi ayam nanas (Indonesian pineapple chicken rice)

September 30, 2008

Before this edition of Waiter, There’s Something in My… (the monthly event that I co-host with my buddies Andrew and Johanna), Andrew asked me to help him choose between two themes.  I chose one… he went for the other. Clearly my opinion is highly valued over at chez SpittoonExtra! When he announced the “something vaguely […]

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Smoked chicken on the BBQ with curried stuffing

July 18, 2008

  One of the hottest food debates in the media in recent weeks has centred on the provenance of everybody’s favourite white meat – chicken.  In a nutshell, it boils down to the interests of Big Business (i.e. making lots of money fast) versus the interests of the chickens (i.e. having a safe and healthy life). […]

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Chicken a la King revisited for CookSister’s 4th birthday

May 23, 2008

Happy blogday to me, happy blogday to me! Yes, folks, it’s four (count ‘em!) years to the day since I first took to my keyboard and started CookSister.  At the time, I knew close to nothing about blogs or the blogging community – all I knew was that reading Jeremy’s blog had opened up a […]

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Easy chicken, broccoli and mustard bake

April 17, 2008

Shortly after I met Nick, I remember going home to my parents’ place on the way home from work for a coffee and a quick visit.  My mom was having a bit of a lie-down and I went to sit at the foot of her bed and chatted.  And then I said something to her […]

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Chicken noodle soup for a sick husband

April 4, 2008

Want some free advice about healthcare in the UK?  Get Very Seriously Ill or Very Seriously Injured before you attempt to use it.  In a crisis, it’s fantastic.  But if you have a minor ailment, here’s what is far more likely to happen to you: 1.  Feel slightly under the weather for three weeks or […]

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