Chicken breasts in a tasty breadcrumb coat
Cut 2 medium-sized leeks into 2cm-thick rounds. Rinse thoroughly in cold water. Put the still-wet leeks into a pan with 30g of butter and cover loosely with a disc of greaseproof paper and a lid, then set over a moderate heat. Steam the leeks for 7-8 minutes, making sure they don’t colour. Continue reading
Bright and fruity treats to brighten the darkest days
I’m not entirely sure why I bought a pineapple. I only know that I did and what is more, I do each and every Christmas. Pineapple is far from my favourite fruit. Too sweet, too much trouble to peel and slice. It can dominate in a fruit salad and I have yet to find a cheese for which it does any favours, which is why this year’s specimen has ended up in a cake with walnuts, cardamom and capped with icing.
I have much fondness for the pineapple...
A simple, frugal and quick dinner with chicken liver
Bring a large, deep pot of water to the boil and salt it generously. While the water comes to the boil, finely grate 200g of pecorino. Trim 400g of chicken livers, then cut them into small lobes about the size of a brazil nut. Continue reading