Poultry

Lebanesey kinda number 

So we have no summer.. it’s official.. well I say it’s official! Perhaps not that official.. Hmmm.. So let’s get some sunshine in our food.. and we really dig this kinda food..  first these kofta type things.. using beef here.. with… Read More ›

Easter Tandoori time! 

There is something just wonderful about tandoori cooked meats.. that spicyesque flavour.. slightly burnt although still juicy and tender.. And this was a lovely treat after an afternoon clearing the garden ..  starting with the meats.. baby .. ahem ok… Read More ›

Chicken cacciatora

according to the iPhone’s remarkable spell checker cacciatora should actually finish with an ‘e’ .. hmm or should it like every good rave up back in the day actually ‘start’ with an ‘e’.. Hehehehe.. Ho-hum..  Back to this dish..  It’s… Read More ›

Leftover curries

good thing about having loads of things cooked is the leftovers..  Just perfect for supper.. Fresh flatbreads made..  Chef Ping deals with the reheating..    And we just deal with the eating..   Perfect..      

Chicken tikka supper

those Indian adventures are still ticking away in our memories..  And that afternoon cooking with chef in the aravalli hills reminded me of the wonderful murgh tikka we made together..     So followed suit.. With tandoori spices from the Shan… Read More ›

Using up leftovers -tacos

with bits needing eating it’s time to get creative.. Well let’s be honest this ain’t that creative really!  Some chicken did Mrs Fitz fine, sprinkled with cumin, salt and pepper and smoke sweet paprika..    And that great short rib… Read More ›

Baked Tandoori baby chickens

bit late this post.. Have been travelling.. More on that later! For now check these great baby chickens.. Skinned and spatchcocked. Marinated in a secret ( think ‘national’) blend of tandoori spices with extra garlic, ginger and lemon juice. A little… Read More ›

@meatopiauk 

firstly let me tell you I have been waiting to attend this event for ages.. I missed it two years in a row..  Yet for my birthday back in March Mrs Fitz bought me an excellent gift of not only… Read More ›

Tandoori chicken supper

we are indeed a fan of tandoori chicken, now ideally coked in a tandoor oven thingy me bob..  You can though replicate it pretty well.. First the chicken.. A baby chicken simply skinned and into four pieces..   Due to… Read More ›

A bit chickened out.. 

Ok.. Last chicken supper for a while..  With use up vegetables too.. Sweet potatoes , red potatoes , king Edwards, carrots, peppers , French garlic and Indian pink onions..    All tumbled up in Mrs middletons straight up oil.. With… Read More ›

Spatchcock chuck 

off the hard stuff at the moment .. The red meats.. Just a little break..  So onto the chicken.. Taken this one.. A nice one..   Using the poultry shears ( garden ones are fine also)..  Chop the knobbly bits… Read More ›

Chicken tandoori stylee

i gotta say.. Chicken tandoori or tikka style is my favourite way of eating chicken.. I love the taste .. Simply delightful.. A wonderful invention and thanks to the wonderful ready mixed spice you can get that are excellent it… Read More ›

Cooking with leftovers 

chicken tikka .. That lovely one from the other day..  Half a pink onion left in the fridge.. Fried off with ginger and garlic..    Added the chopped chicken..   Adding butter ..  And the bit of canned Karson saag….. Read More ›

Last kebabs in Istanbul..

ok don’t panic! Stay cool!! There are more left for other people..  Yet Is this really the last kebab? We’ll probably joy yet it is indeed for now the last kebab in Istanbul ..  So where to have this mon-u-ment-us… Read More ›

Mrs Fitz Chicken biryani 

she is still at it Mrs Fitz..  Cooking up a storm!    Mrs Fitz likes cooking precise..  So there’s all the ingredients ..  Cooked up.    It’s stunning!!    It would be delicious right there with breads.. Yet this is… Read More ›

Boneless chicken drumstix

i heard about this ages ago.. And suddenly remembered about it again..  Bone removed chicken drumsticks..  Huh?  Yup.. Bone removed chicken drumsticks.  A quick look at the Internet showed me a few ways of doing this..  I choose one.. Now… Read More ›

Chicken thrice .. 

Huh? Chicken thrice?  Yup three dishes, one chicken in the leading role..  Sitting comfortably?  Then let’s press play! 🎬 As I stated with this its one chickens adventure into three meals.. Well six really I suppose as each fed two.. … Read More ›

Bbq mix up meats

well the season seems to be starting.. The wonderful wisps of charring things..  My attorney has started grilling a day early this year according to his records.. That must be a reflection on the earths movements , weather change type… Read More ›

Sunday chicken supper

with some of them reduced chucks still hanging out in the deep freeze they better get a spin out..  So defrosted on the magic defrosting plate . If you don’t own one I really recommend that you get one.. Not… Read More ›

Tempura chicken and spuds

am really on frying things right now! Dunno why.. Yet hey! Let’s keep the party going right?  This chicken was of royal standards , the highest welfare and food.. Perhaps even the odd foot spa after a hard day scratching… Read More ›

Mutton stew

We are lucky enough to be able to get our hands on good mutton.. And after all that chicken something needs to change! Mutton is a great meat yet does need a lot of cooking.. So is very suited for… Read More ›

Two day chicken eating

Still on those spatchcock numbers! It really is due to the half price event at waitrose.. This chicken cost 2.37gbp.. Four suppers out of it? You do the math! And super tasty to boot! The backbone snipped out.. Ankles snapped… Read More ›

Spatchcocked chuckon

Seeing how we normally feed the hounds chicken it seemed like quite a treat to be actually eating ourselves! First the spatchcock .. Simple as long as you have good scissors .. Just cut out the backbone chop it into… Read More ›

Injun use up food

Being on the use up mode still the indoors freezer gave us the gift of a mystery curry that Mrs Fitz made a good while back.. That’s chicken she was sure.. It was.. I got this new gadget.. Gadget? Hmm… Read More ›

News years eve Brekkie

First of all apologies if you have already entered 2015.. Of 20015 (? that’s for my attorney! Never been the greatest with numbers ..).. That Dubai firework show was awesome though right? Yet this was a seriously good breakfast that… Read More ›

Back in eire’..

We are back in the Emerald Isle.. Tiny planes fly here!! (Those great looking grapes are wonderful as a breakfast snack on the train to the plane!).. Still it’s lovely weather . Cold yet bright and lovely.. Lunch was just… Read More ›

Puffys

I cannot remember where I saw or heard of these.. I do know I have never made them though! Where to begin? By making the dough .. The tried and tested flatbread numbers.. Whilst it’s rising, time to raid the… Read More ›

Bread, chicken & peppers

Simple suppers are sometimes the best ever.. And what can be more simple that a spatchcocked chicken.. with butter seasonings and garlic roasted in the oven? (Ok a few things yet c’mon!)… Super cloudy zatar sprinkled flatbreads .. Fluffy with… Read More ›

Rotisserie chicken tacos

Those great rotisserie chickens are serving us real well.. And this outing is chicken tacos.. The nice non googly chicken bits are spiced with taco spices.. Peppers and onions fried with some cumin .. All mixed together.. That smells brilliant!… Read More ›

Salmon fishy pie

There is definitely something fishy going on I tell ya! Last nights supper of that salmon puff resulted in leftover ‘mix’.. So with the help of some if jacks spuds.. They are SO good! And a couple of burford buff… Read More ›