Entries tagged potatoes

July 2nd, 2012

Twice cooked crispy chicken and potatoes

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  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

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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

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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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