When it comes to nasty things lurking in the fridge, a gnarldy piece of cheese ranks highly. Everyone’s got one. An old lump of Cathederal City, a pongy bit of Castello Blue, or a slippery piece of brie that keeps trying to escape whenever you open the door….
Ingredients (for 4 people who eat lots or 6 people who are able to demonstrate more restraint)
A pack of 8 chicken thighs (chicken breasts are more conventional so that’s just fine too)
150g chestnut mushrooms
1 sheet of jus roll puff pastry
2 heaped dessert spoons of crème fraiche
Chicken stock—fresh, frozen or cubes…it’s all good.
25g butter (for a roux)
2 tablespoons of flour (for a roux)…
If, like me, you were near Bethnal Green tube around 6pm last night waiting for the Indian Summer to begin…then you may, like me, have been drenched by the Indian monsoon instead….