Archives for chicken


Bird and Beast- Leeds

exterior bird and beast

I love chicken, it is by far one of my favourite meats, the Other Half is and has been well aware of this for some time. On our first date, over ten years ago he took me to Nandos (at the time the restaurant was pretty new to Leeds).

Nowadays, we don’t go there that often, on account of the lack of information on the provenance and welfare of the chicken used.That and the fact there is a great selection of other places to eat in Leeds that do shout about the provenance of their food.

One such place is the newly opened Bird and Beast – where they have a strong focus on provenance and quality.

The restaurant is located in the Central Arcade opposite Mrs Atha’s and is impossible to miss on account of their white exterior walls and signature chicken feet.

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Poulet DG- Cameroon

My Other Half reminded me that we did in fact do a dish from Cameroon for the Olympic Food Challenge.
There were a lot of dishes that we prepared during that challenge that we make again from time to time.

Poulet DG (DG, stands for Director General) is another one that is going onto this list. We have already had it twice this week.
During my research into this dish I found out that it gets it’s name from the fact that it is popular with the middle classes in Cameroon. The dish is basically all cooked in one pot, with Chicken and plantain being the main components.

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Street Food at Trinity Kitchen in June

I’m still amazed at the additional choice the street food vendors bring to Trinity Kitchen every month. I went down to have a look at what was on the menu for June.

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