Poncing things up: chicken in breadcrumbs


This isn’t really cooking, but more of a construction job. Chicken in breadcrumbs is such a dull, ordinary thing that poncing it up seemed the right thing to do.  It was also served up on a side plate in an effort to a) define with the clearly defined boundaries of LUNCH and b) to make…

Home made curry & naan breads


I love naan breads. Specifically garlic naan and after our visit to Dishoom on saturday, cheese naan breads. I love the crispy outside and the soft fluffy centre and the delicious garlicy bits. So after viewing a recipe for roasted garlic naan bread and seeing how straight-forwards it was, I had to make it. But…

Dinner


Finally! I found some polenta. Fried polenta, mushroom sauce, asparagus and smoked chicken. Mmmm Posted via LiveJournal.app.

Charity Shop Chairs


I am happy with them. Total bargain too. Also, Swedish apple cake. This is good. Very good. So, you see how it’s got loads of cinnamon on top? Idiot at work informed me that he thought some cinnamon would improve it. Sigh. Oh and in case you’ve never tried it before (I hadn’t), deglazing a pan is…

More sunday cookery


Thai green chicken curry. Really tasty and contains 5 of my five a day. Butternut, green beans, tomatoes, slice bamboo shoots and red peppers. Feta and rosemary muffins. These are for work breakfasts for the next few days. They’d better be nice, I haven’t had one yet.

Roast dinner (including 5 portions of veggies)


I am determined to get my 5 a day every day for the next week/month. Yesterday started badly with egg muffins but then we managed to squeeze in 5 portions in our dinner plus bananas in pudding So we have, soya beans, sweetcorn. asparagus, carrots and parsnips. Alongside roast pork and potato dauphinoise. I forgot apple…

Yay for friday


I’ve already done a conference call, send loads of stuff too loads of people and generally been very efficient. I am now tired and drinking tea. Plus I have a bit of a headache but that may be wine related. I am going on holiday soooooooooooooooon! Yayness. We have chosen hotels (very nice) and are contemplating driving vs…