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Chicken Biryani

by smth good on November 30, 2011

in meat&poultry,pasta&risotto

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After our adventure with the Uzbek plov, we have continued to cook rice in all kinds and forms: pilaf, risotto and now… biryani. It’s a complete dish, full of flavours and richness; it takes almost 2 hours to prepare it but it’s worth it – slow food as comfort food, I like to call it. [...]

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Pollo alla Parmigiana

by smth good on September 20, 2011

in meat&poultry

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Whenever I have to prepare a dinner for more than 6 people, I start cheating . I want to spend the time wisely in the kitchen and I don’t want to be late with dinner and stuck there for another hour after guests arrived. Therefore, choosing the right courses is crucial; I want something elaborate [...]

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Curry, paprika & thyme poussins

by smth good 22 August 2011 meat&poultry
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A couple of days ago, I went to a farmers’ market to buy some chicken meat. One stand was selling poussins, two pieces per package. Grain fed, 450 gr each, beautiful poussins, excellent for roasting. And¬†I was just standing there, staring while the seller kept asking me how many I want. Do you know why? [...]

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Chicken with sage, rosemary and garlic

by smth good 7 May 2011 meat&poultry
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Expecting guests for lunch or dinner is a perfect occasion to roast a whole chicken. So, we decided to roast one with a mixture of sage, rosemary, lemon and garlic. It was fantastic! Serves 6-8, prep. time 2 hrs and 15 minutes Utensils: a baking tray with rack, a bowl Ingredients: 1 whole chicken 2 [...]

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Chicken barbecue – Thai style

by smth good 12 March 2011 meat&poultry
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While visiting Phuket (Thailand) last February, two amazing things happened: I found out that I was pregnant and I ate the most delicious barbecued chicken thighs ever! So, one year later, trying to recreate that superb taste (yes, I know, the beach is missing) we came up with this recipe. Serves 2, prep. time 1 [...]

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Chicken wings – Mexican style

by smth good 2 March 2011 meat&poultry
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Well, they are not exactly recommended for those trying to lose weight, but they are juicy, spicy and hot. These chicken wings in Mexican style, served with quesadilla and guacamole, are quite a lunch for those in search of some extra-calories . There is a curious similarity in flavors, up to a point, between Mexican and [...]

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Sweet&sour chicken stir-fry

by smth good 15 January 2011 meat&poultry
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A classic recipe on the menus of Chinese restaurants around the world (and I mean all the other countries except China ), this sweet&sour stir-fry is a delicious and quick dish that goes well with a simple white rice. And it’s probably the most recommended recipe to start with when starting to cook Chinese and, [...]

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Chicken legs with couscous and pomegranates

by smth good 14 January 2011 meat&poultry
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A simple and efficient way to use the chicken legs after preparing a hearty chicken stock, served with a perfect side dish inspired by the fascinating Arab cuisine that combines sweet and aromatic with fresh and spicy ingredients. I love couscous in this particular combination – with fresh mint and astringent pulp of pomegranates. Serves [...]

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