Lamb, harissa and almond sausage rolls

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The last few days I’ve been feeling a little uninspired.  The words are just not flowing like they normally do – my first case of ‘blogger’s block’.  I’m fairly sure it’s just because I’ve been crazy busy and haven’t had an opportunity to even think about what I might write about today.  However, this doesn’t mean I don’t have a mouth-watering recipe for you to try.  Over the weekend, I catered my first event – YAY.  My best friend Immy’s gorgeous parent’s 40th wedding anniversary – amazing right?  I just hope that when the Dr and I hit our 40th wedding anniversary our kids (that are currently just a twinkle in the Dr’s eye) will be just as thoughtful to throw us a party to celebrate such a milestone occasion.

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Chicken braised with figs, honey and vinegar

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Ok folks, continuing on our figustation, today I bring you this totally delectable recipe from Maggie Beer from her book Maggie’s Kitchen.  You have to love the gorgeous Maggie;  she’s the mother you would love to have if your own mother was a crap cook.  There should be no excuses not to try this recipe, it is a super easy one-pot recipe and it tastes bloody delicious.  So delicious in fact that The Dr literally licked his plate clean.  What I love about this recipe is that you don’t even have to brown the chicken before you bake it in the oven for only 30mins! Yes, you heard, only 30mins!  You could really impress with this recipe even on a weeknight.  Go on then, get in the kitchen….

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