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Lemon & Sage Butter Slow Roasted Chicken Quarters

I sometimes make this dish for company. It’s easy, delicious, not expensive and an elegant crowd pleaser. This peasant fall of the bone chicken lets you enjoy your guests while it slowly cooks and fills the house with a great aroma.  161 more words

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Lengthy guests

Something tells me I was meant to wrest these shallots free ages ago. Yes? No? Anyone know?


060 France - Coq Au Vin

Coq Au Vin

Coq au vin is a French dish of chicken braised with wine, lardons, mushrooms, and optionally garlic. A red Burgundy wine is typically used, though many regions of France make variants using local varietals, such as coq au vin jaune (Jura), coq au Riesling (Alsace), coq au pourpre or coq au violet (Beaujolais nouveau), coq au Champagne, etc.

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038 Comoros - Langouste a la Vanille

Langouste a la Vanille

Langouste à la vanille is the national dish of Comoros, an African archipelago set in the channel between Mozambique and Madagascar. It’s traditionally made with local rock lobster, though any kind of lobster will do for this dish, as will langoustines, shrimp, or even scallops.

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Session 9 - Quick Chicken Dijonnaise

Happy Mother’s Day! If you are honoring the memory of a mother today, my heart goes out to you and your family. It’s so very hard losing a parent, but hopefully you can find comfort in remembering them on a day like today with other family members. 898 more words

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French Onion Soup (revisited)

Another zen moment for me during very hectic weeks at work: making your own classic French onion soup. 195 more words


Herby Salad with Toasted Chickpeas (and quick-caramelised shallots!)

In a large bowl, chop up an assortment of fresh herbs such as mint, coriander, parsley, chives etc. 

Roughly chop and add any other leaves and veg you have in your fridge. 288 more words