Entries tagged potatoes

July 2nd, 2012

Twice cooked crispy chicken and potatoes


  This is an example of the kind of thing you can make with the poached chicken from my stock recipe. I took some par-boiled potatoes (boiled until just soft to the point of a knife) and fried them off with some garlic, salt and parsley in the chicken-fat that I’d rendered from the poached […]

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July 12th, 2011

Garlicky gratin


To have with casserole. I made it a “garlicky” gratin by using a single clove of organic “elephant garlic” (yes, that enormous white lump on the right is one clove) – it has a sweeter and softer flavour than the smaller garlic, and one clove is plenty for a dish like this. Other than the […]

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September 11th, 2010

Fish and chips with dill aioli


Another experiment – home made fish and chips. I used Kenji Lopez’s french-fries recipe for the chips, which works extremely well. The chips are blanched first in a light brine (the vinegar stops the pectin from breaking down so they don’t fall apart), then fried twice, cooling (or better yet, freezing) in between. For the […]

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