31. Warm & cosy coq au vin

Home Cooking Made Easy p92

I have a problem with “The Little Paris Kitchen” currently on BBC. Rachel Khoo is pretending to do real French food, but she’s adding so much of a British twist that it’s about as French as the doughy baguettes you get in English supermarkets. She cooks croque madame with¬†sliced bread,¬†lamb stew with mint sauce (the French hate mint sauce with meat) and coq au vin kebabs. As the guardian reviewer pointed out, “I already know how to cook coq au vin the wrong way, so I don’t need much help.”
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3. Chicken Paillard

Home Cooking Made Easy p115.

It may be a recession and budgets are being cut across the BBC, but Lorraine thinks nothing of popping across to Paris to look at some bread, or to Barcelona to buy a sausage. Continue reading “3. Chicken Paillard”