Category Archives: All Food

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Butter chicken

When anyone asks The Greedy Girl what her last supper would be – and with a bunch of equally greedy friends it’s a topic that comes up rather a lot – she never hesitates to say butter chicken. It is the meal she wants to celebrate

Coq au Vin

Coq au vin

Loving food as we do, we spend not an inconsiderable amount of time trying to decide which restaurant we should visit to mark special occasions before deciding that actually, we prefer to stay at home and relax. When deciding what to cook however, the decision is easy.


Middle Eastern chicken & apricot stew

I really liked the sound of this one, so saved it for a Friday night. Well as I’m off the booze I needed something to look forward to…. Ingredients Olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 1 tbsp root ginger, grated 2 garlic cloves, chopped 4 skinless chicken breasts, cut


Chicken Schnitzel with parma ham and wine

Okay so it was supposed to be bacon rather than parma ham, but I forgot to defrost the bacon. I’m sure Nigella won’t mind.  Ingredients 1 teaspoon garlic oil (I didn’t have any so added some crushed garlic to olive oil) A few rashers of


Sticky lemon chicken

This wee gem I found in a low cholesterol cookbook and has since become a favourite in the Greedy household. A word of warning though, when cooking nicely in the oven, don’t pop to the pub and forget about it. It will shrivel and burn.

Get in my belly

Get in my belly

Or my mouth; as apparently chicken  saltimbocca translates into chicken jump in mouth, or so my Italian speaking husband tells me. One thing’s for sure this wee treat of a dish was as tasty to eat as it was easy to cook.  A great mid-week supper.


Tea for two

Despite being ‘allergic’ to mid-week cooking, my husband is more than happy to spend some time in the kitchen at weekends. I admit, at times, this frustrates me. I have to prepare 30 minute mid-week meals to keep him happy, yet he gets to show

Chicken and courgette with lentils

Chicken and courgette with lentils

A yummy healthy meal that’s easy to rustle up as a mid-week treat. Ingredients 100g puy lentils 1 chicken stock cube 4 x chicken things, sliced olive oil 1/2 tsp garam masala 2 x courgettes, sliced 1 x garlic clove, crushed 1/2 small bunch of