Spicy Durban Curry

There are so many ready-made cooking sauces and marinades around today the choice is dazzling.  I recently stumbled across a brand of South African made curry sauces and thought I would give it a go. The result was surprisingly good.  The brand is called Walnut Ridge Something South African and the one I chose was…

Southern Style Chicken, Black Bean and Rice Bake

I bought a can of black beans for the first time a few weeks ago and vowed to try and create a Southern USA style dish using beans, chicken and rice…   Chipotle Salsa, black beans, rice, chillies, chicken, tomatoes  – these ingredients just merge together into one big pot of deliciousness and it’s so easy to…

Simon’s Chicken Cacciatore

My husband doesn’t cook very often but boy when he does it’s worth the wait! Simon has adapted a traditional Chicken Cacciatore recipe and come up with the most delicious rustic chicken casserole ever. As he is not keen on bones in his food, he uses whole chicken thighs. Very tasy and easy to make…