Skillet chicken with mozzarella and tomato. It’s a recipe mash up. Roast chicken meets pizza Margherita. It’s not on a menu anywhere but it should be. It’s that good. Chicken. Tomato. Cheese. What’s not to love?
Restaurant style aloo chaat chicken curry doesn’t exist on a menu anywhere that I’m aware of. I made it up. It’s different from the run-of-the-mill curries you see on almost every Indian restaurant menu. The chaat masala powder really gives it a distinctive tang. It’s become one of my favourites. I hope it does the same for you.
In France they serve roast chicken with this unbelievable brown sauce. It’s one of the great roast chicken recipes. Up there with Zuni Cafe roast chicken with bread salad and Marcella’s chicken with lemons.
I’m a big fan of Indian food. I grew up on it so it’s in my blood. Homestyle Indian, mind you. Not what you get in restaurants. Tandoori chicken was always going on. It’s the Indian equivalent of a backyard barbecue. That’s why I don’t understand why it’s never very good in restaurants. My parents had a backyard grill. Restaurants have a tandoor oven. They should win. Makes no sense.
Penne with sun-dried tomato cream sauce is fast enough for a weeknight dinner but fancy enough for a special dinner for two. It’s rich and creamy and loaded with flavour. You can even make it a vegetarian dish by just leaving out the chicken.
Portuguese grilled chicken done well is an absolute delight. Done poorly – well, it sucks. When its good, it’s lemony, spicy and a bit salty. Dripping with grilled chicken goodness. That’s what you’re after here.