Roast Harissa Chicken in the Slow Cooker

Roast Harissa Chicken in the Slow Cooker

Birds and Beets is a cafe in Gastown (Vancouver, BC) that makes one of the best roast chicken sandwiches I have ever had. The chicken is roasted with Harissa so I thought I’d see what I could reproduce at home. And, because I’m lazy and…

Easy Baked Ras el Hanout Chicken Thighs

Easy Baked Ras el Hanout Chicken Thighs

This is an easier version of Baked Moroccan Chicken Thighs. Ingredients 4 chicken thighs, bone in and skin on 2 Tbsp Ras el hanout 2 heaping tsp sumac 2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp salt Fresh lime for serving Method Make a dry rub out…

Chicken Bone Broth with Lemongrass and Ginger

Chicken Bone Broth with Lemongrass and Ginger

Chicken bone broth is great on its own or as a base for sauces. This version is inspired by Thai flavours, but really I just wing it with whatever I have on hand. I make mine in the slow cooker because it’s easy and I’m…

Ras el Hanout Baked Moroccan Chicken

Ras el Hanout Baked Moroccan Chicken

For this Moroccan chicken I used the marinade for grilled Moroccan Chicken (but left the skin on and upped the garlic) and make a rack of sliced onions sprinkled with sumac olives to bake instead of grill (no BBQ). Ingredients 4 chicken legs (skin on),…

Crispy Oven “Fried” Chicken

Crispy Oven “Fried” Chicken

Quick and easy oven baked chicken recipe that is delicious and filling without the deep fryer. You can add whatever spices you prefer. These were the ones my Mom used. Ingredients 2 egg whites fresh ground pepper 2 Tbsp honey (or maple syrup) 1 tsp…

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…