Chicken Tahchin – (Tahchin-e-Morgh)

This is a wonderful hearty dish with loads of flavour. A fantastic centre piece if you don’t want to cook a stew to accompany the rice. This is an all in one dish that packs a punch with the aromatic spices used and the chicken plays well with the saffron yogurt rice. The crispy base…

Chicken, Pomegranate & Walnut Stew – Fesenjoon

I’ve got to be honest with you guys… I did think twice about writing this post, and then I thought what the heck! food is to be enjoyed and shared. Why did I think twice?? Well Fesenjoon is an acquired taste, it is for the majority of Iranians a lovely savory and sweet dish, balanced…

Olivier Salad (Salad-e-Oliviye)

It’s a warm day and I have left over chicken that would go perfectly in the Olivie salad I’ve been wanting to make. Once made this salad tastes fantastic eaten with toasted chiabata or in a baguette. Ingredients 1/2 cup finely diced gerkin 1/2 cup cooked finely diced carrots 3 cooked chicken thighs (deboned a…

Spiced Chicken on a bed of Pak choi and Chicory

I got to say that today was one of those days where nothing else would do but a quick and easy spiced fried chicken! And yes to raise the temperature a tad some home made hot sauce. But waitΒ  I want this to be leaning towards the healthy side, so these lovely morcels of crispy…

Aubergine & Chicken Stew (Khoresht-e-bademjan ba Morgh)

Ingredients 1 Onion (medium size) 1 tsp tumeric 1 tsp salt (I used sea salt) 1/2 tsp ground black pepper 1/4 tsp cinnamon Pinch of ground Saffron 2 tblsp tomato puree 1 whole garlic bulb (washed with skin) 1 tblsp lemon juice 1.1kg Chicken (I used chicken thighs) 3 cups cold water For the Aubergines…