Reining It In With Chicken Soup

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As far as ‘reining it in’ goes, I’m sure I could have done a bit better with this recipe. Chicken thigh could have been substituted for chicken breast. And instead of noodles, I could have used thinly-sliced cabbage, or grated butternut squash – a bit like Jamie does in his laksa recipe.

But hell, it’s better than pizza or lasagne.… 

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Reining it in with a Caponata

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When cooking a piece of meat or fish, it’s second nature to reach for the potatoes as an accompaniment. Don’t get me wrong, I love potatoes as much as the next person. But seeing as I’m reining it in, I thought it was a good time to share one of my favourite potato-substitutions: a caponata.… 

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