The bereavement counsellor has just left. It was good, I cried and laughed and cried some more. And now I am eating Mini Eggs.
I thought I'd share another recipe, cos I'm all Mastercheffy, like...
Chicken and Chorizo Stew
2 chicken breasts
1 chorizo ring - sliced
2 sticks celery - chopped
1 medium onion - chopped
1/2 can chick peas - drained
3 garlic cloves - crushed
Handful parsley - chopped
1 can chopped tomatoes
1 tiny bottle red wine
Salt, pepper, smoked paprika
1. Sprinkle half a teaspoon of smoked paprika over 2 chicken breasts and seal for 5 mins over a hot griddle.
2. Slice the chorizo into slices no thicker than 5mm and use them to line a casserole dish.
3. Chop onion, parsley and celery sticks and drain chickpeas.
4. Crush garlic.
5. Place sealed chicken breasts over chorizo. Cover with chopped vegetables and garlic.
6. Pour over chopped tomatoes and wine.
7. Season according to taste and cook in oven (gas mark 5) for approx 90 mins.
8. Garnish with leftover parsley and serve with crusty bread.