The Cook Book


spring roast chicken

Spring roast chicken

Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Put the chicken thighs in a large shallow roasting tin, season and toss with the olive oil, lemon zest and wedges, shallots, rosemary and

spring chicken traybake

Spring chicken traybake

Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Put the broccoli, new potatoes and asparagus in a roasting tin and toss with 1 tbsp of the olive oil and some seasoning. Add

salsa verde 2

Salsa verde (green sauce)

Chop the herbs and garlic with 1 tsp sea salt until very fine. Add the mustard and capers , and combine. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and stir in

Rosies roast chicken

Rosie’s roast chicken

Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Pat your chicken with kitchen paper, then fill the cavity with all the ingredients, saving a little butter to spread over the thighs and

creamy chicken asparagus braise 1

Creamy chicken & asparagus braise

Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan and fry the chicken for 5 mins, turning to brown both sides.

Add the asparagus (reserve the tips), leeks and celery, pour

roast chicken

Roast chicken with Caesar vegetables

To make the dressing, put the anchovies in a small bowl, add the vinegar, mustard, garlic and egg, then blitz with a stick blender until well mixed. Gradually add the

one pot poached chicken

One-pot poached spring chicken

Melt the butter in a small pan, discard the milky liquid, then pour the golden fat into a bowl and set aside – this is clarified butter. Heat oven to

chicken broccoli potato topped pie

Chicken & broccoli potato-topped pie

For the base, melt the butter in a saucepan, stir in the flour and cook for a few mins, stirring all the time. Now, using a whisk or spatula, carefully