chicken breasts

Creamy chicken, pea & pesto pasta recipe

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My tax law lecturer at university used to say:  ”There are only two certainties in this life: death and taxes” – but I  beg to differ.  There is also the certainty that at any given moment on any given day, somewhere in the world, if you turn on the TV an episode of CSI or […]

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Chicken with tomato, olives and capers from “Hazan Family Favourites”

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  Did your family have a favourite family recipe as a child?  Well, if you did, you are not alone:  if you enter the term “family favourite recipes” into Google, you will get quite a few results – 27 million results to be exact.  As you look through them, there is obviously some regional variation: […]

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Sweetcorn, chicken and chipotle soup

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  There are some words in the English language that arrive briskly and on time; sensibly dressed; do their job quietly, and move on.  Words like safe, sorry, train, paper, sun, yard, end.  But then you get the other words.  You know, words that flit into your speech like exotic tropical dragonflies, in sequinned ballgowns, 6-inch red […]

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Birthday Part I – feta-filled chicken breasts

April 13, 2006

After my Christmas cookie blast-from-the past post, I thought it fitting to do something a little more recent – my birthday lunch a couple of weeks ago at home!  Yes, sadly the Cooksister is another year older, although I have decided to follow in the footsteps of Johanna‘s grandmother who reached her mid-sixties and then […]

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Curried chicken salad – a cool salad for a hot night

June 23, 2005

Well, summer has finally arrived here in London – with bang.  At the beginning of last week I was still carrying a jersey and a jacket to work with me and moaning about how it’s still chilly although it’s the middle of bloody June.  And then Friday… BAM!  Summer finally hit these shores!  It was […]

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