Spicy Spanish Chicken One Pot

BY ANASTASIA CHOO Ingredients Olive oil 12 chicken thighs and drumsticks 2 red peppers, sliced 200g chorizo, cut into small chunks 1 large onion, roughly chopped 4 cloves of garlic, crushed 2 tbsp hot smoked paprika 1 tsp chilli flakes 3 litres chicken stock 375g paella rice Flat leaf parsley chopped to make 2 tbsp 1 lemon, halved Method Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/Gas4. Heat … Continue reading Spicy Spanish Chicken One Pot

Make Your Own Apple Wine

Equipment needed One 5-gallon plastic fermentation barrel with lid Something for stirring the contents Milton baby sterilising liquid Large strainer Long clear plastic tubing (available from DIY stores) Funnel One 5-gallon plastic demijohn Rubber bung and airlock 30 wine bottles (ideally clear glass) 30 stoppers Ingredients needed Enough healthy apples to fill the 5-gallon barrel when quartered and cored… its best if you can get … Continue reading Make Your Own Apple Wine

The Golden Mead Revival

BY JOHN MILES Think of mead and images of loud and bearded, large, blonde Vikings drinking from horns and gnawing on chicken bones spring to mind. When you meet Bob Thornton, one of the exponents of the current mead revolution occurring across the land, your first thoughts are not so far off the mark (well, the bearded and massive bit). Bob’s the sort of a … Continue reading The Golden Mead Revival