Gaeng Panang Gai: Thai Chicken and Peanut Curry

Panang curry is probably my favourite Thai curry. This recipe is with chicken but beef is good too. We tend to add vegetables to all our stove stop dishes – it isn’t authentic, but it is easy. Serve with steamed rice.  Gaeng Panang Gai: Thai Chicken and Peanut Curry Steven Thomas Print Recipe Ingredients  8 dried ...

Chicken Kapitan Curry

Malaysian restaurants are common in Australia and New Zealand and I got a bit of a taste for Kapitan Curry otherwise known as Chicken Kapitan Curry. Kapitan Curry is a Nonya / Straights Chinese dish. This is a dry curry lacks the gravy of the Malaysian Chicken Curry.   Chicken Kapitan Curry Print Recipe Ingredients  Ingredients ...

Couscous

Couscous is basically a North African pasta. I spent a day watching Marie make couscous the traditional way. None of this quick cooking stuff. 3 minute couscous doesn’t cut it for Marie. She made the couscous from scratch. As a side effect of making the couscous you also end up with a soup. The couscous ...

Roman Chicken

For some reason we started going to a lot of Italian restaurants when we moved to the UK. I developed a liking for the Italian mains. This is my version of Roman chicken. Roman Chicken Steven Thomas Hearty Roman fare. Print Recipe Ingredients  1/4 cup floursalt and pepper9 chicken drum sticks skin removed.Olive Oil4 garlic cloves ...

Exotic Noodle Salad

Joan served this up to us on a beautiful summers day in New Zealand. Fresh and zingy, and very satisfying. It has become a favourite of ours during the brief British summers. Exotic Noodle Salad Joan Prentice Print Recipe Ingredients  8 pieces of Dried Mushrooms2 cloves garlic finely chopped1 tablespoon lemon grass finely chopped1 knob of ...

Chicken in Orange Sauce

Chicken wrapped around capsicum (pepper) then served in an orange sauce. Serve with rice or pasta. Chicken in Orange Sauce Print Recipe Ingredients  4 chicken breast filletsSalt & pepper1/2 red capsicum red pepper, in thin stripsToothpicks2 tablespoons olive oil1/2 Cup Orange juice1 tablespoon lemon juice1/2 Cup white wine1 tablespoon soy sauce1 teaspoon sugarSalt & pepper1 tablespoon ...

Asian / Moroccan Chicken with Dried Fruit

A bit of an Asian / Moroccan mix that Galit wanted me to try.  Asian / Moroccan Chicken with Dried Fruit Asian / Moroccan chicken dish with an interesting combination of honey, soy, and spices. Print Recipe Ingredients  Ingredients for marinade1/2 cup olive oil2 tablespoons sesame oil1/4 cup balsamic vinegar2 tablespoons brown sugar3 tablespoons honey1/2 cup ...

Chicken in Orange Marinade with Sweet Potato

It was Rosh Hashanah again so we had to make something sweet … very sweet. Chicken in Orange Marinade with Sweet Potato Steven Thomas Print Recipe Ingredients  Ingredients for the chicken4 chicken breast fillets1 cup fresh orange juice2 tablespoon orange ginger marmalade St. Dalfour1 tablespoon root ginger grated roughly1/2 cup semi-dry white wine1/2 cup olive oil2 ...

Malaysian Chicken Curry

Malaysian restaurants are common in Australia and New Zealand and I got a bit of a taste for Malaysian Chicken curry with Roti. These restaurants are rare in the UK so here is my attempt to recreate the taste. The recipe is for 800 grams of chicken, which is a fairly standard pack in the ...

Chicken in Tarragon Cream Sauce

Really simple and really wicked. Serve with a salad and new potatoes. Serves 4. Chicken in Tarragon Cream Sauce Print Recipe Ingredients  1 tablespoon olive oil15 grams butter800 grams of chicken pieces about 8 drumsticks, skinned[Optional] 3-4 cups of Vegetables (for example 350 grams of choppedmushrooms and a bunch of finely chopped spring onions)Leaves from 3-4 ...