Leftover chilli with cheesy-potato wedges – and baking! It’s a fact. Leftover chilli or curry is the BEST when reheated the next day. All the spices have had time to settle, and embed themselves into the food. It made dinner prep super-easy. I found some large potatoes to go with the chilli. Wedges are quick … Continue reading Lockdown Larder – Day 31 (Saturday)
Bacon-wrapped cream-cheese-stuffed chicken breast This was based on several recipes I’d seen online, adapted to the ingredients in my fridge. Starting point was 3 x large chicken breasts, a pack of streaky bacon, and a packet of locally made cream cheese with chilli flakes and garlic. I slit the breast pieces open, as though … Continue reading Lockdown Larder – Day 25 (Sunday)
Minced Beef Curry (Keema Matar) This was probably the first authentic Indian meal I cooked, after borrowing a Madhur Jaffrey cookery book from the library. I can’t find my original recipe now, but there are as many variants on the internet as there are chicken tikka recipes. I tweak it to whatever spices I … Continue reading Lockdown Larder – Day 9
Day 4 – Chicken Mole It’s a chilly Sunday, and we’ve lit the fire for the first time this autumn. Not surprisingly the cats have claimed sleeping positions in front of it. Dinner needs to be something warming and adventurous. I’m tackling a dish I’ve never made (or eaten!) before. Chicken Mole. https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/chicken-mole-coriander-rice While I … Continue reading Lockdown Larder – Day 4
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