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vietnamese grilled chicken with ginger soy noodle salad

Sometimes you need to shake things up. Grilled chicken can be a trap. You get into a rut – making the same 3 dishes over and over. If you’re stuck there, this recipe is for you. Bright citrusy flavours. A bit of smoke. A hint of chili. The tang of ginger. It all comes together in this dish. Vietnamese grilled chicken is a great way to bust out of your grilled chicken funk with a bang.

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indian restaurant dopiaza curry

Indian restaurant dopiaza curry is all about spices and onions with some tomato thrown in for good measure. It’s from the Hyderabad region of India so technically it’s a South Indian homestyle curry that’s been adapted to work in restaurants. If you like onions, and you like curry, you’ll like Indian restaurant dopiaza curry.

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cornish hen with lemon and caper sauce

Is there a rule that says piccata has to be veal or chicken scaloppini? If there is, I’m breaking it here. Lemon, capers and chicken is a great flavour combination. You can make it even better, though. Imagine adding the goodness of a roasted poultry fond to it. Cornish hen with lemon and caper sauce. That’s a whole different level of yum.

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indian restaurant bhuna curry

Indian restaurant bhuna curry is a recipe that shows up all on menus all over the place. It’s typically a thick, well spiced, medium hot dish. There’s no real guideline other than that. That’s why it’s so different from restaurant to restaurant. Kind of like balti in the UK.

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mulligatawny soup

Mulligatawny soup. Haunting flavours of lentils, Indian spice, ginger, garlic and lemon. So tasty. Make this when you want something different. Something out of the ordinary. When your main course flavours are assertive. It doesn’t have to be an Indian dinner. Leave the chicken out and you have a nice “cream of” soup without the cream. Or serve it before a curried dish to add a bit of western structure to your meal. Doesn’t matter. It will not disappoint.  Read More