Being the ' Chef ' in the Piggies' Residence is not an easy job after all. I have to think of great menus and yet have to make sure it is a balance diet for all members :p Well. you may think w t h :p how hard is it for just the two of us ! Haha , I am can be fussy and choosy at times
( shhhh...in the menopausing era ) not to say the ' wild boar Lordship ' is another one factor...not that he is choosy, but he likes western food more than chinese food so I have to think ' western ' when preparing food for ourselves...weird right ? Give him any roasts and he will be happy. Yesterday dinner was this english roast that he likes. Simple to prepare and yet yummilicious ! Huh...if he is not happy with this, I will roast him instead ! that was what I told him last night LOL!
This is a simple and most delicious roast. My MIL used to make this roasts when I first married into the family. This is what Daddy likes most...just rub the chicken legs with salt, thick soy sauce and white pepper. Leave it to marinate for at least 2 hours, for best result , pack them in ziploc overnight . Roast them at 200ºC . Half way through roasting, brush honey all over the chicken legs. Lower the oven temperature to 180 ºC. When it is golden brown , you can brush butter over the surface of the legs. This english roast is a classic. For lazy me, I add in all the baby carrots, chicken ham and tomato when the legs were half cooked. Drizzle olive oil and sprinkle mixed herbs on the carrots, and tomatoes. Fast and easy steps to this classic english roast and most important it tasted so good that I have forgotten about my expanded waistline. Who cares ...eat first and worry later....lol! I am not a health freak after all where this is concern ! Moderation is my motto for now.
I love baby carrots....save me a lot of work ...just
dump them into the oven and bingo ! yummilicious and
full of flavor and lots of vit A :p
when the legs are half cooked, dump in the carrots, ham
and tomatoes and sprinkle lots of mixed herbs over them
I love these slices of cooked ham ...taste good
wow...look how luscious and nicely roasted the legs are ...mmmmm
not only you , I am salivating as I am typing this out for you :p
and these lovely , juicy tomatoes with mixed herbs on them....
awww truly a piece of juiciness ! :)
rice is a must for Daddy so I cooked some for him :)
but have reduced the portion to a small cup :p
After all this sinfully rich indulgence, sipping a hot cup of green tea made me feel good.....who am I trying to kid anyway :p Btw those black looking fruit are dates from the Arab country. A must have for fasting months. I love them and I have use some of these dates for my muffin cakes....this meal ends with a banana dates muffin each . Do drop by at my other blog to drool at those delectable Banana Dates Muffins :)))
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Have a great weekend :)
Happy cooking and Baking
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