Casserole

Chorizo, Pork Belly and Chickpea Casserole 1

Chorizo, Pork Belly and Chickpea Casserole

Chorizo, Pork Belly and Chickpea Casserole is a dish of Chorizo, Pork Belly and Chickpeas prepared in a casserole with herbs and spices like fennel seeds, onions, garlic, thyme, bay leaves and tomatoes. Our dish for today was quite an impromptu one as it was Friday and our pantry was...

Chicken Divan 1

Chicken Divan

Chicken Divan is a chicken casserole made out of broccoli, almonds and Mornay sauce. It’s one of the staple dishes cooked at home during the 1960’s when it started to become popular. Chicken Divan is a chicken casserole made out of broccoli, almonds and Mornay sauce. It’s one of the...

Mac and Cheese 1

Mac and Cheese

Macaroni and cheese or “mac and cheese” is a simple casserole dish made out of macaroni cooked in cheese sauce. The humble origins of this simple dish started during the 14th century in England and it can be found in one of the oldest medieval cookbook called Liber de Coquina....

Chicken Chasseur 1

Chicken Chasseur

Chicken Chasseur is a classic French casserole dish where chicken, mushrooms and shallots are cooked in a Chasseur sauce. Chicken Chasseur is a classic French casserole dish where chicken, mushrooms and shallots are cooked in a Chasseur sauce. Chasseur sauce on the other hand is a type of demi-glace sauce which contains...

Blanquette de Veau 1

Blanquette de Veau

Blanquette de veau is a simple and delicately flavoured French veal stew. The word “blanquette” came from the French word “blanc” which means white, as this dish is a made out of a white sauce ragout, to add to the delicate flavour and light colour the meat and butter is...

Pininyahang Manok 3

Pininyahang Manok

Pininyahang Manok (Tagalog), Gang Ped Gai Sapparot (Thai), or Chicken with Pineapple is a dish made out of chicken that is marinated in pineapple juice then cooked together with pineapple and other vegetables such as capsicum, carrots and onions. Pininyahang Manok (Tagalog), Gang Ped Gai Sapparot (Thai), or Chicken with...

Chicken Pimiento Casserole

Chicken Pimiento Casserole

Chicken Pimiento Casserole is a dish made out of chicken and pimiento in a creamy sauce. I am not sure of the origins of this dish but I know my mom loves this as she makes this a lot when I was younger. Chicken Pimiento Casserole is a dish made...

Beef and Bacon Casserole

Beef and Bacon Casserole

You can cook a beef casserole in many ways but nothing beats a simple classic such as beef and bacon casserole, I guess you can’t go wrong on this one. Several months ago we dined in a buffet restaurant called Fortuna located in Sky City Auckland, I was surprised as...

Cassoulet

Cassoulet

Cassoulet is a slowly cooked French stew that is made out of duck legs, Toulouse sausages and haricot beans then topped with fried bread crumbs and cracklings. The name was derived from the traditional cooking pot where this dish is typically cooked. There are several varieties of this dish and...