Take 5 for Students: Croatian Chicken and Potato Stew

Croatian Chicken and Potato Stew: Sweet paprika, tomatoes, garlic, potatoes, chicken. While student-touring around Croatia, my son experienced this dish in situ and recreated it at home. He found the food to be quite rustic – sort of Mediterranean meets Eastern Europe. Croatians often cook in wood-fired ovens and use local produce of course –… [Read More]

E is for Eel

Welcome to Take 5 and Cook blog No 1 of this New Year. Take 5 as a concept is about how to get food from the pantry to the table with more ease than you could imagine. I must say how amazed I am that I still (after quite a few years) feel so wildly… [Read More]