Chicken Roasted on Baguette Slices – Deconstructed roast chook

Robin Boyle Australian, Main course, Poultry, Recipe

Move over Chicken in a Basket. Bring on Chicken à Baguette! Of course “Chicken à Baguette” makes no sense, English-wise nor French-wise, but it sums up this butterflied chicken cooked with aromatics and herbs over slices of baguette. The crunchy baguette slices are the really yummy feature, making this method worth a try and giving a result more delicious than …

What’s in the Fridge? No. 2

Robin Boyle Australian, Cakes & Biscuits, Dessert, In the fridge?, Morning or Afternoon Tea, Recipe

We love to cook with leftovers or with what’s in the fridge or freezer or on the pantry shelves. Last week we had friends coming for afternoon tea. We had an apple, two plums and some strawberries that needed using, along with some cream heading towards its use-by date. We also had a stock of frozen berries that needed using …

Recipes for Australia Day

Robin Boyle Australian, Bread & Yeast, Miscellaneous, Nibbles & Hors d'oeuvres, Recipe, Traditions-Feasts

This time of the year, at least in the southern states of Australia, the flowering gums are glorious. It is also when we celebrate Australia Day, on January 26. It is a contentious date because it celebrates white settlement in Australia. The issue has been thoughtfully addressed here. In 2015 the Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition took steps …