Braised Chicken with Chestnuts

Over the past few weeks, we have been bulk cooking this dish and we’ve been absolutely loving it! This is a traditional Shanghainese cuisine and it is a sweet, warm and comforting food, that is perfect in this chilly weather at the moment. To begin, prepare the chestnuts. Place them flat side down on board….

Homemade Peri peri sauce

When we see or hear peri-peri, we immediately think of Nandos chicken or something really hot, nice and spicy! Peri peri sauce which is a very hot sauce made of hot chilli peppers is apparently Portuguese-African in origin. During our uni-days, we would regularly dine in Nandos ordering a whole chicken and their legendary peri-peri…

Hainanese Chicken Rice

If you are wondering what Hainanese Chicken Rice is, it is a simple dish of poached chicken and specially seasoned rice, served with a variety of sauces, and garnished with thin slices of cucumber. It was adapted by the Hainanese population of southern China who came up with a dish called Wenchang chicken. Many countries…