African Drumsticks

Working full time can have its disadvantages, one being I don’t have an afternoon to spend in the kitchen preparing dinner. Therefore, I often look to cook meals that I can prepare in advance. This recipe for African Drumsticks is one of those I turn to. I often prepare the chicken the night before and…

Chicken Teriyaki

  I love Chicken Teriyaki. There was a small Japanese restaurant in the Melbourne CBD that sold the most amazing (and affordable) chicken teriyaki. It was rare that you could finish a bowl. There has never been a store-bought marinade that could compare. I’ve been meaning to try this recipe from Nigella’s Kicthen for a long time….

Nigella-Inspired Spanish Chicken

I’ve called this post “Nigella-Inspired Spanish Chicken” rather than “Spanish chicken with chorizo and potatoes” because that’s literally what happened. I opened Kitchen, looked at the recipe and decided that there wasn’t nearly enough spice or Spanish flavours in the dish to call it spanish chicken. So, as always, I used what I had and…

Happy Fathers Day (Praised Chicken and Roasted Rostini)

Last Sunday (September 4th) was fathers day in Australia. To honour the occasion I wanted to make lunch for dad. Having just purchased a small chicken two days prior I decided to make Nigella Lawson’s Praised Chicken from Kitchen. The recipe was simple and while it has a cooking time of close to two hours, the wait was…

Barbecue Chicken Wings

I’d invited some Canadian friends over for dinner and, as they were lamenting the lack of “wings” in Brisbane, I decided I would make them for dinner. I made 3 flavours, the first of which is these barbecued chicken wings from The Cook’s Companion. I also made ‘hot’ wings and honey garlic wings. The variety…