Chicken, Kale And Lemon Soup

  I make and freeze soups all the time. During these colder months of the year, when I’m cooking a different pot of soup each week, I portion the left overs into small individual serves and have them on hand in the freezer for when I need good food fast. At the moment I have…

Mexican Pulled Chicken With Black Beans And Chipotle

What will endear you to this recipe is its versatility to be served several different ways. I have three different meals that I tend to make from this one chicken recipe. There’s the obvious way – served with rice. My pick is often with black rice (which isn’t black once cooked but rather a deep…

Chicken, Ginger And Udon Noodle Broth

One of my favourite smells in the kitchen, the one that brings feelings of comfort and nourishment, and a guarantee of food that can be shared, is a pot of chicken soup as it gently simmers on the stove top. This chicken soup is one of a sweet nature. The combination of sweet and salty…

Asparagus and rocket penne – for two

  A number of years ago I worked in a cafe in  Surry Hills, called Lumiere. The kitchen was smaller than my bathroom, yet we churned out great food and made almost everything from scratch. This chicken and asparagus rocket pasta always featured during the months of spring, when asparagus was in season, and rocket…

Chermoula Roasted Chicken

I first tasted the delicious flavours of chermoula in a sea side town in Morocco. The restaurant I dined in served a fish tagine that was laden with the zesty, herb flavoured marinade.  I loved it. When I returned home, I was obsessed with making chermoula. I began preserving my own lemons and whizzing up…