A Bird in the Hand
Chicken recipes for every day and every mood
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Chicken is one of the most popular foods we love to cook and eat: comforting, quick, celebratory and casual. Plundering the globe, there is no shortage of brilliant ways to cook it, whether you need a quick supper on the table after work, something for a lazy summer barbecue or a feast to nourish family and friends. From quick Vietnamese lemon grass and chilli chicken thighs and a smoky chicken salad with roast peppers and almonds, through to a complete feast with pomegranate, barley and feta stuffed roast chicken with Georgian aubergines, there is no eating or entertaining occasion that isn't covered in this book. In A Bird in the Hand, Diana Henry offers a host of new, easy and not-so-very-well-known dishes, starring the bird we all love.
Diana Henry was named 'Cookery Writer of the Year' by The Guild of Food Writers in 2009 and in 2007 for her column in the Sunday Telegraph's Stella magazine. She is a contributor to many magazines including Red, House and Garden, Country Living and Waitrose Food Illustrated. She is the author of a number of bestselling cookbooks, including: Roast Figs Sugar Snow; The Gastropub Cookbook, Cook Simple, Salt Sugar Smoke, Food from Plenty and A Change of Appetite. Diana lives in London with her partner and children.
Praise For A Bird in the Hand: Chicken recipes for every day and every mood…
There are just so many recipes I long to try out - my copy is littered with post-its.
—Nigella Lawson on Salt, Sugar, Smoke
Diana Henry harks back to the quietly authoritative style of writers like Elizabeth David and Jane Grigson.
—New York Times
Diana is a master of turning the mundane into the magnificent.
—The Splendid Table
If chicken is a slab of marble, Henry is Michelangelo.—Entertainment Weekly
Mitchell Beazley, 9781784720025, 224pp.
Publication Date: April 7, 2015