ginger-chicken udon soup

Not only is this recipe kid-approved, but it’s also man-approved. A quick an easy mid-week meal using poached chicken and Asian broth! Packed with veggies and the nutritional benefits of homemade stock, this quick and easy weeknight meal is perfect for busy weeks and long days. Plus.. who doesn’t love a noodle? The addition of…

asian style white poached chicken

I’ve been mixing things up lately in our kitchen. I don’t know about you, but I go thru phases of cuisines; one week it’s a Mexican vibe, the next week its a Spanish flavour fiesta, this week it’s all about the Asian flavours. Whole free-range chooks were on special this week at my local grocers….

jamaican jerk chicken

This has to be in my top 10 favourite foods of all time. Legit. It’s hot, it’s spicy, it’s colourful, it’s bold .. all in all, there is something super sexy about jerk chicken. It’s taken me a while of trial and error to get this recipe to where it is now, many successes and…

creamy mustard chicken

One of the first things I learnt to cook (and love) when I started living out of home was Chicken Tonights Golden Mustard Simmer Sauce – with chicken + green beans and rice. Simple huh? I would have this at least once a week. It used to be my comfort meal.However, after having Parker, I…

vegetable and chicken noodle soup

I have a very sick baby at the moment 😦 A cold + teething = Sir Cranky Pants. He is off most foods at the moment, well anything that requires a large amount of effort, ie. chewing, so I thought I should make him something that is nourishing but is going to make him feel…

simple homemade chicken stock

Sadly, I haven’t yet mastered the art of the highly prized and treasured gelatinous stock yet.. But I am working on it. I still simmer the bones for most of the day, making sure I steal all that gelatinous, mineral-ly, vitamin-y goodness from the carcass, I also add a mirepoix of different veggies and an abundance of fresh and…

pesto chicken pasta

Originally posted on theblissbombproject:
A simple, yet delicious favourite. Ingredients – pasta – fettucini, penne, angel hair, what ever you choose – 300g of chicken breast or skinless thigh fillet, cut into chunks – 3 heaped tablespoons of good basil pesto ( I like to use my own, but store-bought is fine! ) – 1…

mediteranean baked chicken

This is one of my ‘throw it all together’ dishes. Its easy, cheap and usually everything I have in my pantry, fridge and freezer. If not – IMPROVISE 😀 *Preheat oven to 180*C Ingredients – 2 chicken thighs, cut into thirds – 2 cans of diced tomatoes – 1 tablespoon of capers – 1/2 a…

cajun beer can roasted chook

I got this idea from Ross Dobsons book ‘Fired Up’. So main credit goes to him, however I changed alot round to suit me. The method is all his 😀 *Pre-heat oven 230*C Ingredients – 1 free range chicken – 1 can of decent quality beer – 1 clove of garlic, crushed/minced – 2 tablespoons of…

lebanese platter

Great for multiple people. And it was man-approved. WOW. What I love about this meal most is that everyone can choose what they want and its fun and different. Its interactive!!  Also as an added bonus super good for you. Pre-heat oven 100*C Ingredients Lamb Kofta:- – 800g of lean lamb mince – 1/4 cup…

creamy chicken mushroom pot pie

There are certain things I don’t agree with in life. Some of those are racism, war, apple pies and chicken in a pie. However I am subjected to disagree with this recipe. I hardly call it a pie. Its a dish with a pastry topper, until someone corrected me and told me it was called…

sticky oven baked chicken wings

All I can say is make sure you have napkins !! **Preheat oven to 200*C Ingredients – 10-12 chicken wings – 1 tablespoon of hoisin sauce – 1 tablespoon of oyster sauce – 1 tablespoon of tomato paste – 1 tablespoon of oil – 1 teaspoon of chinese five spice – 1 piece of ginger…