A!nything B!ut C!hardonnay = ABC!!!

We recently acquired a new addition to our family; a little cross-German Shepherd pup who was being fostered by our next-door neighbour, Kath. Diski is settling in beautifully and is proving to be as bright as a button. Kath popped in on Saturday to see how Diski was. As we sat on my stoop, she pulled out a bottle from her bag: Kleine Zalze Cellar Chardonnay! It seems she reads this blog, I find that quite delightful, but am distressed that she hasn’t picked up on my aversion to Chhhhhhh … can’t repeat the word. Nonetheless, I am not one to look a gift donkey in the snout, so I cast about my memory and remembered this dish; ham-wrapped chicken fillets stuffed with feta and herbs, gently oven-poached in white wine with veg. Like a burst of sunshine on the plate in this cold weather.

I do love no-fuss food you can just stick in the oven and ignore.

Come for supper Kath, if you’re reading this.

And, please, remember that I’m an ABC girl…


29 Comments Add yours

  1. JustMe says:

    *wishes her name was Kath!*

    1. theonlycin says:

      *Eats an extra portion on behalf of JM*

  2. me too, and on top of abc i have a few other exclusions

    1. theonlycin says:

      No whites except Pongrazulations?

  3. brat.d.lux says:

    You know Cin, I’m not a “kitchen” kind of girl… however, your foodie writings are seriously tempting me to try..!

    1. theonlycin says:

      Mine are no-fuss, fail-proof dishes. Go on, give it a bash 🙂

  4. Jamie Dedes says:

    Oh, good bless you. Another yummy that is wheat-and-gluten free – naturally. I think I love you.

    I am passing the “Sweet Blog” award. Don’t know how I left you off my list when I come here almost everyday. Mind like a sieve.

    Also, doing a repost on the Chicken Soup. Thanks!

    1. Jamie Dedes says:

      P.S. – The repost will go up tomorrow. 🙂

      1. theonlycin says:

        Thanks for the award Jamie 🙂

  5. libras child says:

    I forgot how much i missed your foodie photos… just catching up on FOREVER… Harder tracking you on wordpress.

    1. theonlycin says:

      I’m lucky I can keep track of you in my email inbox 🙂

  6. suzicate says:

    Ummmm, sure is pretty!

    1. theonlycin says:

      … as a picture 🙂

  7. nrhatch says:

    ABC = Always Be Choosy!!! : )

    Fun post.

  8. deepercolors says:

    From what I have read of your recipes I think you could take rubber tires and make them look (and taste) good. 🙂

    1. theonlycin says:

      Never tried that 😉

  9. Naomi says:

    DELICIOUS post – making my mouth water, and DELIGHTFUL dogs!!

    1. theonlycin says:

      Aren’t they just the sweetest mongrels 🙂

  10. klrs09 says:

    I am going to try this dish — looks simple and delicious — season with salt and pepper only?

    1. theonlycin says:

      Yes, the herb and cheese stuffing and wine poaching are flavour enough.

  11. souldipper says:

    If only I’d known about your blog when I was in South Africa last year!

  12. slpmartin says:

    Now I’m reconsidering my menu for dinner tonight…this looks just wonderful.

  13. buttercup600 says:

    I want to be called Kath!!!!!!!!! ABC girlfriend….xxx

  14. adeeyoyo says:

    Sounds, and looks, delicious Cindy! You asked about making the little heart a while back – alt 3 simultaneouly ♥

  15. MissChris says:

    I enjoy chardonnay – so you can pass them all on to me – just not overly wooded ones!

  16. Lyndatjie says:

    Ag man… Diski is so cute! Looks like he copies Lullubelle in everything – even the haughty look!

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