Barbecue Chicken Open-Sandwich

For those who have been reading my blog from the very start, you may recognise this. It’s one of my favourite ‘quick dinners’ and was the subject of my very first recipe post. Looking back at earlier posts I am pretty amazed at how much better my photos have become. I’m still using a cheap point-and-shoot but I pay a bit more attention to lighting and composition now. I didn’t want this yummy recipe to be stuck in time with a bad photo, so I thought I should re-post it. Click here for the original pic!

You can eat it like I do with caramelised onion, roasted red peppers and baby spinach, heaped on top of crusty garlic bread. Or you could use the chicken some other way, like skewers perhaps.

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Published in: on September 15, 2011 at 11:16 pm  Comments (2)  
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Nando’s Chicken Burger

This is what I ate for dinner at work. A supremo chicken burger with swiss cheese and caramelised onions. This is pretty much the only thing I order from Nando’s, because it is the best. The bread they use is amazing, I would buy rolls from them if they sold them alone. The mayonnaise and tomato relish in this burger is also really good. Don’t even think about getting it without cheese or onion – it’s just not the same experience.

Usually I have a very specific method for eating these: I take off the top to save for later (the best bit) and cut wedges from the rest with a knife and fork to get a little bit of everything. I didn’t have utensils tonight though so I had to resort to using my hands like some sort of primitive animal (or, like most people). It was still good.

Published in: on June 16, 2011 at 10:00 pm  Comments (3)  
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Creamy Pizza With Bacon, Mushrooms and Onion

I came across this blog with an interesting looking pizza recipe so I decided to try something like it. I am a huge fan of homemade pizza because they always seem to taste better than anything you can buy and you get to choose exactly what you want on it. I have never made pizza with a creamy base before so I was curious how it would turn out. Plus anything with bacon and caramelized onions has to be good. That’s a fact.

As well as the bacon and onion I also felt like using mushrooms, feta and a few rocket leaves. I used ricotta and sour cream in the sauce which I think worked really well and the overall sensation was quite light and tasty with just enough flavour from the toppings.

I made the pizza bases as well and they came out lovely. Thin, with crispy edges and a nice bready texture.

How to make them (with pictures)

Published in: on May 10, 2011 at 1:34 am  Comments (3)  
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