chicken salad with pomegranate, chick peas, quinoa & harissa

There are chicken salads and then there are seriously tasty chicken salads, this one definitely falls into the latter category! So often I’ve ordered a chicken salad as a lighter lunch option but it is sadly lacking, or swimming in mayonnaise and I’ve been left disappointed. I want to eat a chicken salad that stands…

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ras-el-hanout chicken with spicy couscous

Ras-el-hanout chicken with a spicy couscous – either a perfect lunch choice or quick midweek dinner! Michelle and I were sat one day debating couscous of all things.  Turns out I love it, however Michelle said that she tires of it easily. Discussions continued and I told her my favourite way to serve it was…

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coq au vin

As you’ll know if you read our blog regularly, we love our Cookbook Supperclub. Call it what you will but its a great way of having a girls night in, without it costing us all a fortune. We share food, wine and lots of laughter, it’s our modern day take on the dinner parties of…

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chicken with ham & parmesan – italian style

As I sit at my kitchen table writing this weeks post, I’m looking out at the driech January weather, the sky is grey, the sun is trying (and failing) to make an appearance, its really cold and its raining – so anyone for salad? Enjoying your New Year fitness regime? Now I’m not mocking, I’ve been…

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stir-fried chicken & cashew nuts, catherine’s best ever dinner

My children are very different, as most are, but when it comes to their approach to food they are polar opposites. On one hand I have Anna, the junior gourmet who will try anything once and has an amazing palette for her age (and has had since she was weaned). On the other I have…

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