Tag: chicken

Sweet Chicken Wings with Rose Hip Gravy Recipe

Ingredients (4 servings) :

  • 1 kg chicken wings
  • 200 ml white wine
  • 2-3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tables spoons lemon juice
  • 2  tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

For the gravy

  • 1 kg rose hips
  • 2-3 tablespoons sugar

Preparation method:

  1. In a bowl mix together all the ingredients for the marinade (oil, wine, lemon juice, honey, salt and pepper), then add the chicken wings so they will be fully covered in juices. If not enough marinade to ensure the coverage add some more wine.
  2. Put the bowl in the freezer and let it marinate overnight or for at least a few hours.
  3. Wash the rose hips an remove their black ends.
  4. Simmer the rose hips in a large pot full of water for 2-3 hours until soft and mashable.
  5. With a potato masher mash up the rose hips into a rough purée.
  6. Use a very fine mesh strainer or 4 layers of cheesecloth over a large pot. Transfer the rose hip mixture into the strainer/cheesecloth. Let strain into the bowl for at least an hour. Squeeze the cheesecloth to get more remaining juice out.
  7. Simmer the pot with the juice it until reaches the desired thickness, adding the sugar during the process.
  8. Strain the wings of the marinade
  9.  In a large pan add 2 tablespoons of olive oil, and fry the wings until they get a nice brownish colour, turning them to get this look evenly.
  10. Serve on a plate with potato croquettes and the rose hip gravy

Thai Papaya Chicken Recipe

 Ingredients (4 servings)

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 boneless, skinless chicken breast thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 yellow bell pepper
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 chilli pepper (may it be dried)
  • 2 ripe papayas
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds for garnish


  1. Cut papayas into halves, deseed them and remove skin. Then slice them.
  2. Slice the red thinly and yellow bell pepper
  3. Mix the lemon juice, soy sauce in a bowl and add chicken to the mixture. Let it marinate for about half an hour.
  4. Heat the oil in a wok over medium-high heat, throw in the chopped garlic. chilli pepper and a tablespoon sesame seeds
  5.  Then add to the wok the chicken with the marinade, stir it for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the bell peppers and cook for one more minute.
  7. Add the papaya, let it cook for another minute until it changes a bit its colour.
  8. Serve warm over boiled rice, garnish it with the remaining spoon of sesame seeds.