Chicken with dill

Based upon a recipe by Diana Henry that I have made many many times, this chicken dish may not look like much in the photo below, but please believe me when I say that it is one of our family favourites, especially when served with some lovely fresh baby spring greens (or other green veg)… Continue reading Chicken with dill

Buttermilk chicken with spicy coleslaw

Winner winner chicken dinner. A little forward prep is needed with this one (to marinate the chicken), but then it’s easy peasy. Whole chicken thighs with bone in + skin on work well too, but this time around I’ve cut boneless chicken into pieces. The coleslaw is zingy and delicious and onion free for those… Continue reading Buttermilk chicken with spicy coleslaw

Brazilian Chicken + Prawn Xinxim

This is utterly delicious. You could leave out the prawns, fling in more chicken, or leave out the chicken and whack in some white fish – it’s yummy whichever way you want to serve it. This recipe is from Diana Henry’s wonderful A Bird in The Hand book which is literally a winner winner chicken… Continue reading Brazilian Chicken + Prawn Xinxim

Chicken with tarragon + dijon mustard

Another quick Diana Henry recipe that we’ve returned to time and time again – ignore the knob of butter on the rice in the photo (I was messing around with presentation) and instead melt the remaining buttery tarragon yumminess and serve as a sauce. Serves 4. Ingredients 50g salted butter (room temp or softer) 8… Continue reading Chicken with tarragon + dijon mustard

Chicken with black pudding + pine nuts

I’ve made more food from Diana Henry’s amazeballs A Bird in The Hand cookbook than possibly any other recipe book I own – I’ve also bought copies for numerous friends and they all love it too. Black pudding might not be for everyone, but my family love it and we return to this dish time… Continue reading Chicken with black pudding + pine nuts