"What's for chicken?" is a humourous twist on "What's for dinner?" where you will find recipes, tips and inspiration to create meals for your family and friends that impress and satisfy a wide range of tastes.

Author Archives: Lindsae Paterson

Curried Chicken, Island Style

I just love any kind of chicken or meat, slowly cooking in a big pot with vegetables and spices that fill the house with aroma and the promise of good things to come. This Curried Chicken is Jamaican inspired and one of my favorite and easiest recipes to make. This winter has been so coldContinue Reading

Roast Turkey with all the Fixings

Well I can think of few things I dislike as much as stuffing the arse of a turkey. However I can think of few things I love more than the aroma in the house when the roast is cooking. And, there is truly nothing better than a stuffed roast turkey dinner with all the fixings.Continue Reading

Portuguese Barbecued Chicken

We have this little Portuguese restaurant we love to go to. It is a Typical Churrasqueira – Portuguese for barbecue. They make really good chicken. But sometimes we just don’t feel like going out so I make it at home. This recipe works really well on a rotisserie, on the barbecue or even in theContinue Reading

Poached Chicken with Curried Lemon Grass Cream

I made this recipe in my Culinary Arts class at George Brown. When I looked at the recipe I didn’t think I would like it. Much to my surprise and delight the sauce was so good I wanted to bathe in it. I have made this recipe several times for friends and the response isContinue Reading

Jerk Chicken

In many hot climates like the Caribbean, refrigeration was not a luxury many people had years ago. Poultry and meat in this type of climate spoiled quickly. So it was cooked long and slow to ensure any bacteria were destroyed. Spices were used for flavour but also to mask any unpleasant odours. Out of this typeContinue Reading

Chicken Paella with Seafood & Chorizo

This Paella is the perfect sunday family dinner or the star of a special dinner party. It has many ingredients and it looks a bit fussy, but it really is not. The key is to not overcook the seafood, add it near the end and from that point watch carefully. When I am looking forContinue Reading

Peruvian Grilled Chicken

When it comes to Peruvian chicken, it’s all about the green sauce. Sure, the tender chicken, kissed with the smoke of a live fire and a hint of spices and garlic is finger licking good on its own, but it’s that green sauce—spicy, tangy, and cooling is what makes it distinctively Peruvian. The sauce isContinue Reading

Food & Wine Combine in Wolfville, Nova Scotia

With it’s bounty of seafood, farm fresh produce and dynamic wines Wolfville, Nova Scotia is quietly becoming one of the most exciting food destinations on the east coast of Canada. Set in the Annapolis Valley on the magnificent Bay of Fundy, Wolfville has a unique microclimate of short but intense growing seasons. Creative vintners haveContinue Reading

Richard Simmon’s Fired Up Buffalo Chicken Wings

I was asked to do some food styling for Richard Simmons. How could I resist? I was too curious to see if he would arrive in satin boxers with his fro perfectly coiffed and to my delight he did. He is loud, lovely and bigger than life. So much energy and so much fun. “SayContinue Reading

Chicken Paillard ala Suzanne Somers

 When I was initially asked to do some food styling for Suzanne Somers I was surprised and somewhat skeptical. Chrissy? the blonde, hilarious, bimbo on Three’s Company? Your kidding? Well just goes to show you how ignorant I was. Who knew Suzanne Somers was a New York Times bestselling author with more than 20 booksContinue Reading