Family favourites (old and new)

Chicken

Yakhni West Point Grey Pilau in the Rice Cooker

Yakhni West Point Grey Pilau in the Rice Cooker

I’m staying with my friends Rob and Annabel for a few weeks this summer, the why of this is a long story involving kids that were not actually supposed to be home for the summer, love you babies ;). Anyway, both Rob and Annabel love […]

Annabel’s Chicken Thighs on Fennel Pillows avec Ratatouille a la Rob

Annabel’s Chicken Thighs on Fennel Pillows avec Ratatouille a la Rob

Roast chicken thighs and fennel are natural friends. I’m very lucky to have friends who are generous with both their spare rooms and their culinary talents. This particular evening I arrived at their place to find a full on Cordon Bleu adventure taking place.

Peruvian Chicken with Green Sauce and Coconut Rice Infused with Lemon Grass and Kafir Lime Leaves

Peruvian Chicken with Green Sauce and Coconut Rice Infused with Lemon Grass and Kafir Lime Leaves

The original recipe is from Simplysated.com. I made a couple minor changes here and there. It was delicious!

Chicken Francaise

Chicken Francaise

The new family favourite Christmas alternative to turkey is Chicken Francaise. I used to make this years ago and discovered, much to my dismay, that I’d misplaced the recipe (serves me right for not putting it on the blog!). Anyway, I found this version of […]

Pineapple and Broccoli Chicken Bake

Pineapple and Broccoli Chicken Bake

What you make when you have fresh pineapple and broccoli to use up and some chicken tenders. Pineapple and broccoli chicken bake is not super sweet (not like sweet and sour) and with the Bang Bang sauce it hits just the right note of sweet […]

Baked Korean Style Chicken Wings

Baked Korean Style Chicken Wings

Baked wings round two. I got the initial idea from Meal Prep On Fleek (I love that blog name) which directed me to this Korean chicken and vegetables sheet pan recipe from Dinner and Dessert. Than I saw this recipe from Honest Cooking and decided […]

Crispy Baked Chicken Wings with Old Bay Seasoning and Honey

Crispy Baked Chicken Wings with Old Bay Seasoning and Honey

I do love chicken wings. Especially those to die for wings at Phnom Penh here in Vancouver. These Cambodian style wings are crispy and light but that crispiness is achieve via a deep fryer. I don’t have a deep fryer and have no plans to […]

Slow Cooker Roast Chicken

Slow Cooker Roast Chicken

This is my variation on Buzzfeedtasty’s slow cooker roast chicken.

Rice Stick Noodle Salads – Be Not Afraid

Rice Stick Noodle Salads – Be Not Afraid

So, I have a bad habit of buying rice stick noodles (the wide ones, not the angel hair type) and never getting around to cooking them because in the past I’ve always messed them up (usually the ones I buy don’t have any English cooking […]

Honey Mustard Crockpot Wings Courtesy of the West Broadway Meat Co.

Honey Mustard Crockpot Wings Courtesy of the West Broadway Meat Co.

So, I was very sad when The Honest Butcher closed up shop. They really did make the best pork and fennel sausage ever. But…while wandering along Broadway feeling all mopey because my grocery circuit has been shorted out (i.e., Parthenon (Greek yummies), Young Bros (fruit […]