Variations on Potato Dauphinoise

I’ve shared three Potato Dauphinoise posts on Kavey Eats over the years – the easy dauphinoise recipe I learned at the Waitrose cookery school, a caramelised onion and potato dauphinoise and a sweet potato and ham dauphinoise. The original easy recipe also includes a variation substituting chicken stock for the milk, so I guess that’s ... Read more »

Kavey’s Chicken Tarragon Pasta Bake

Do you ever envisage a new dish in your head, hoping it will be as delicious as you imagine? And when you make it, it’s even better? I can’t pretend it’s something that happens all the time – more often there are tweaks to be made… or rarely, the idea is quietly binned and never ... Read more »

Easy Dauphinoise Potatoes + Chicken Stock Variation

I’ve always been put off making Dauphinoise potatoes because recipes I’ve previously come across require laboriously layering very thin slices of raw potatoes, neatly and evenly, before pouring cream over them and baking for absolutely ages. But recently, I learned a far quicker and easier method, which fits perfectly with my impatient style of cooking ... Read more »

Rich, Comforting Chicken Savoyarde

Tamasin Day-Lewis’ Chicken Savoyarde recipe appeals to me for more than one reason. Firstly, the initial part of the process is essentially how I already poach a whole chicken, so the recipe lends itself very well to being made with leftovers. (I’m sure it would work with roast chicken leftovers too). Secondly, it features chicken, ... Read more »

Chicken & Pea Farrotto With Braised Gem Lettuce

What’s In A Name? Risotto – pronounced [ɾiˈzɔtːo] a classic Italian dish of rice cooked in wine and stock to a naturally creamy consistency; traditionally made with high-starch, short grain rice varieties; the grains are usually toasted in butter and oil before liquid is added gradually; to finish finely grated parmesan cheese is stirred in ... Read more »

Jolly Olly’s Chicken Veronique

Olly Smith is well known as a wine writer and presenter, respected for helping the nation to find and appreciate good wine. But he’s also a keen food lover and has written his own cookery book Eat and Drink full of his favourite recipes, with an emphasis on food that great to drink with. The ... Read more »