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Chicken with Grainy Mustard Sauce

BBC Good Food – Chicken with Grainy Mustard Sauce

I have to say I am not one for complicated meals, though I love cooking and I love trying new recipes. But they have to be quick, easy and most importantly delicious. I thought that is not possible until I found BBC Good Food books for ‘dummies’ as I call them. This series of books were recommended by a friend who also loved cooking but like me had no time to prepare long, complicated meals. She said ‘ they work like a charm’. I did not believe her but wanted to try anyway , even if only out of courtesy. The result was ‘They worked like a charm’. No kidding! So, the other day I had few chicken breasts left in my fridge that I was postponing cooking because I did not want ‘grilled chicken’ meal. In times like these I reach for the BBC Good Food books and experiment. This time lucky dip fell on the Chicken with Grainy Mustard Sauce recipe. And to my surprise (though I should have learned by now) it worked! It was …

Meat Free Week – Day 1

Meat Free Week starts today and I am super excited to support such great initiative given I am a meat eater and not ashamed of it. I support it because it is very much focused on education, raising awareness and helping people make more informed choices. It is not about preaching conversion to vegetarian or vegan, it is not about pointing fingers. It is about making us think where our food comes from and what it takes for it to be at our tables. So, this is it. The start of my Meat Free Week! Yay! Why join? Because I want to be more responsible and more informed, not to mention challenge myself. Meat free diet has historically always been a challenge for me. I don’t go crazy for meat but I do have cravings and once in a while I love a great steak. When it comes to daily portions of meat I find fish hardest to drop off my diet. Red meat, processed meat and chicken (in this order) are easier to avoid but fish …