WWW. Baked Curry Chicken, Hazelnut Banana Bread.

Stew of the week will be up on Saturday and my record and analysis of two weeks worth of housewife work will be ready by Monday. For now, yesterday’s lunch.

Baked Chicken Curry.

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Ingredients:

(serves 4)

-4 chicken quarters

-2 onions

-1 large or 3 small sweet potatoes

-4 cloves garlic

-400ml/about 2 cups curry sauce (we had some that needed using up, but you can easily mix one with 3tbsp curry powder, 50ml oil, 350ml water and a dash of lemon and vinegar)

-a dash of extra chilli

Utensils:

-chopping board and knife

-deep baking tray

Recipe:

1: Lay the chicken out in the tray.

2: Chop the onions into eighths. Finely slice the garlic. Spread them around the chicken.

3: Roughly chop the sweet potato, place over the onion pieces.

4: Pour the curry sauce over the top, drizzle the chilli.

5: Bake at 160C/320F for 35min.

6: Turn up to 200C/390F and bake for a further 10min to brown.

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Hazelnut Banana Bread.

Ingredients:

-3 large bananas

-200-300g/7-10.5oz fresh, shelled hazelnuts

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-200g/7oz butter

-350g/12.3oz self-raising flour or plain flour with raising agents

-1tsp cloves

-2tsp ginger

-water as needed

Utensils:

-mixing bowl, fork and spoon

-greased or nonstick baking tray

Recipe:

1: Mash the bananas and butter together. Mix in the cloves and ginger.

2: Stir in the flour. Add water until the mix is smooth and homogenous.

3: Stir in the hazelnuts.

4: Pour into the tray. Bake at 160C/320F until light and fluffy.

Also: new tablecloth.

Also: new tablecloth.

WWW. Chicken, Hazelnuts and Wine, Apple and Blackberry Crumble.

Two posts in one day? Why yes!

Baked Chicken in a Wine and Hazelnut Sauce.

Pictured also: swede chips and the bread in the recipe below.

Pictured also: swede chips and the bread in the recipe below.

Ingredients:

-2 chicken quarters

-2 small onions

-100g/3.5oz shelled fresh hazelnuts

-250ml/1 cup wine

-2tbsp vinegar

-2tsp dijon or english mustard

-6 leaves sage

-1tsp salt

-2tbsp olive oil

-50g/1.7oz butter or chicken skins

Utensils:

-chopping board and knife

-deep baking tray

-glass and spoon

Recipe:

1: Finely dice the onion.

2: Place the onion and chicken in a baking tray. Place in the oven at 200C/390F.

3: Mix the wine, vinegar and mustard. Chop the sage and add to the mix.

4: Add the hazelnuts and butter/chopped chicken skins to the chicken tray. Pour the wine mix over everything.

5: Sprinkle with salt and drizzle with olive oil.

6: Bake at 160C/320F for 40min.

Spiced Bread.

Ingredients:

-300g/10.5 flour

-raising agents

-1tbsp paprika

-1tsp salt

-1tsp pepper

-1tbsp green chilli sauce

-water as needed

Utensils:

-mixing bowl and fork

-greased or nonstick baking tray

Recipe:

1: Mix the flour and other ingredients.

2: Slowly add the water.

3: Pour into the tray.

4: Bake at 160C/320F for 25-35min.

Apple and Blackberry Crumble.

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Ingredients:

-100g/3.5oz plain flour

-30g/1oz oats (optional, amount for one serving)

-100g/3.5oz butter

-1 braeburn apple

-150g/5.3oz fresh blackberries-2tsp brown or palm sugar

-2tsp honey

-1tsp cinnamon

-100ml/40% cup tropical juice

-water as needed

Utensils:

-mixing bowl and fork

-terrines

Recipe:

1: Mix the flour and butter until crumbs are formed.

2: Slice the apples. Layer them with the raspberries in the terrine.

3: Mix the honey, juice and cinnamon. Pour over the fruit. Add water to cover.

4: Sprinkle the crumbs over the fruit. Add oats if wanted.

5: Bake at 160C/320F for 40min.