Garlic Chicken with Mustard Greens

This is not your everyday chicken dish and it’s the perfect recipe when you don’t want to spend time in the kitchen (plus… it has no carbs!). Ready in 30 minutes, cook these basic ingredients with a little twist which will make it a special meal. What you need: A knife and a chopping board…

Beer & Shallot Roast Chicken with Carrots & Potatoes

One of the best roast chickens I had in a long time: it requires little preparation and I had no idea caramelized shallots could taste so good! What you need: A knife and a chopping board A big pan A big oven proof dish Aluminium foil Ingredients for 4 persons: 1.8 kg chicken 4 big shallots 4 carrots 8 baby…

The Recipes We Loved in 2016

One year ago I started this blog and have been posting weekly a new recipe that anyone could do, resulting in a tasty and quick meal to prepare (most of the time!). 61 posts & 17,500 Facebook cooks later, I can’t wait for this new year to start! While I’ve always been using fresh ingredients and avoiding ready meals,…

Easy Homemade French Chicken Burgers

Easy to make and delicious, you’ll love these burgers with a French touch! Healthier than usual recipes, the combination of melting Brie cheese  with the crispy salad + paned chicken make them really nice. Ready in less than 30 minutes…. GO! What you need: A knife and a chopping board 2 deep dishes or bowls to pan the chicken A pan…

Let’s celebrate 10,000 Facebook likes with our 10 most popular recipes!

The Beginner’s Cookbook Facebook page just reached 10 000 likes, so many cooking apprentices and passionates, thank you!! Let me take this opportunity to share the 10 recipes that got the most views so far: 1. Balsamic Chicken with Honey Sauce and Roasted Green Beans with Mushrooms My most popular recipe by far! Very easy to do,…

Lemon Paprika Chicken with Parmesan Broccoli

The Lemon Paprika Chicken with Parmesan Broccoli is very tasty, although a bit longer to prepare than my other recipes; that’s why it’s probably best to do this one during the weekend since it involves a marinade for the meat. What you need: A knife and a chopping board A vegetable peeler, grater or a knife for…

Dijon Chicken Tagliatelle with Mushrooms and Almonds

Feeling like treating yourself? Quick and easy to prepare, but sophisticated enough to serve when you have guests around, give the Dijon Chicken Tagliatelle with Mushrooms and Almonds a go! What you need: A knife and a chopping board A pan A pot and a colander for the pasta Ingredients for 2 persons: 2 chicken…

Chicken Avocado Burgers with Parmesan Broccolis

Feeling like eating a burger but don’t want to feel guilty afterwards? Then you should try these Chicken Avocado Burgers with Parmesan Broccolis! It will take less than 25min to prepare and tastes delicious. What you need: A knife and a chopping board If the chicken is not already minced: a mini chopper (I have that one). If…

Pasta, Chicken with Cider & Rosemary Sauce

10 min preparation for this delicious meal. The flavours are surprisingly subtle! What you need: A knife and a chopping board A dutch oven (or cast iron cocotte, or a high-sided frying pan with a lid) A pot & a colander for pasta Ingredients for 2 persons: 2 tablespoons olive oil and a bit of butter 4 chicken…

Chicken, Chorizo & Potatoes

A delicious meal that requires almost no preparation and no specific kitchen equipment other than an oven dish, who doesn’t like that? What you need: A big dish that can go in the oven A knife and a chopping board Ingredients for 4 persons: 4 chicken thighs (bone in, with skin) 250 grams chorizo sausage 500 grams baby potatoes 1 red…