North African Spiced Roast chicken with Garlic potatoes


  This dish is a one pot wonder. Fragrantly and mildly spiced chicken cooked with the potatoes in stock producing a wonderful garlic and lemon sauce flavoured  with cinnamon and star anise. And what’s more you only have one pot to wash up!  Perfect for a lazy Sunday with friends or family.  Ingredients  1.4kg approx chicken … Continue reading

Algerian lentil soup (Chorba Adas)


After eating stodgy comfort food I’m craving lighter and healthier meals. Soup is the perfect choice, easy after work meals packed with veg and pulses and still warming during a cold January in London. I cook two types of lentil soup, the smooth Egyptian red lentil soup and this Algerian version using green lentils which … Continue reading