Sangria has become a popular item in fancy bars, elevating the humble drink to new heights of popularity. It’s born-again celebrity is no surprise; it has all the hallmarks of a great tipple, in that it suits every situation – you can drink it chilled or warmed, is best drank with mates, and is affordable to make and is damned tasty!
One of the drawbacks to cooking a roast in the middle of the week can be how long it takes. A quick way to reduce the cooking time of a whole chicken is to spatchcock it. Flattening the chicken out shortens the cooking time to just 45 minutes.
This salad is a fantastic side for a BBQ or house party. It’s a substantial side and it’s tasty enough to please even the meatatarians among us. And best of all, most of it can be done in advance.
It might be look sexy to thrash a knife about on a a steel to sharpen it but the truth is you don’t have to work with any speed to sharpen a knife effectively. Not to mention that without a hell of a lot of practice it is incredibly unsafe.