A Bird in the Hand

A Bird in the Hand

Chicken Recipes for Every Day and Every Mood

Book - 2015
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2016 James Beard Award Winner

Chicken takes center stage in Diana Henry's new collection of recipes for every day and every mood.

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.
Publisher: London : Mitchell Beazley, 2015.
ISBN: 9781784720025
Characteristics: 224 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm

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mbwauben
Jul 31, 2018

I loved this cookbook and thought it was definitely one of the best cook books I've used in a decade. I tried maybe four recipes, chicken with cilantro, chicken with cream morel sauce and a few others.

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uncommonreader
Jul 23, 2017

I tried quite a few recipes. No disasters, no spectacular dishes.

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jannylegs
Jul 14, 2016

I did not mark a single recipe to try until I reached page 168, but then I went crazy and found about ten--all in the chapters "summer and smoke" and "pure comfort." Ahhh.

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