Coq au vin and potatoes roasted in duck fat

Well, it’s winter and the desire for stewy slow cooked rich flavours has definitely kicked in. I’ve been dying to make Coq au vin for quite some time so a free lazy Sunday was a great opportunity to fulfill this mission. I sourced some free range mixed chicken pieces and used our first attempt at…

Lazy Sunday lamb roast

It’s wet and cold and miserable and that means loafing about in my PJs making roast lamb. I did this one fairly traditionally with the obligatory garlic and rosemary, home made mint sauce, roasted potato and steamed baby carrots and peas. I don’t think I really need to write out a recipe for this whole…

Celebrating autumn

This one was a pretty easy, leave-to-cook option for a weeknight. Chicken, sage and bacon baked with thin potato rounds and served with grilled zucchini topped with parmesan cheese. 1 chicken breast (halved lengthways) 1 dozen fresh sage leaves 2 rashers of bacon 2 medium sliced potatoes 2 zucchini Simply layer the sage on top…