To be cooked and enjoyed when you’re feeling tense, nervous,
or anxious about a situation or an upcoming event…
Lemons act as a sedative for the nerves and the heart, providing a calming effect.
It therefore helps to remove anxiety, nervousness, and tension.
“When I turned two I was really anxious, because I’d doubled my age in a year.
I thought – if this keeps up, by the time I’m six – I’ll be ninety!” (Stephen Wright)
“Somewhere Over The Rainbow” (Israel Kamakawiwo’Ole)
- Chicken thighs (4x, bone in)
- Baby potatoes (5 small sized, chopped)
- Onions (2 medium sized, chopped)
- Lemon (2 medium sized, rind grated, then sliced into wedges)
- Sage (few tbsp)
- Rosemary (few tbsp)
- Japanese cooking wine (1/3 cup)
- Dry white wine (2/3 cup)
- Olive oil (few tbsp)
- Crushed garlic (1 tsp)
- Cream (1/3 cup) (optional)
- Make small incisions in each chicken thigh, and sprinkle salt and pepper on each one.
- Rub a generous amount of sage, rosemary, lemon rind, and olive oil into each thigh.
- In a big saucepan, cook the chicken on a medium heat.
- Meanwhile, cook the onions and potatoes with the garlic and a little bit of olive oil in a pan.
- When the potatoes are tender, add the potatoes and onions to the saucepan.
- When the chicken is cooked, add the japanese cooking wine and dry white wine and bring to a boil.
- Lower the heat, and add the cream (optional) if you want it to be slightly creamy.
- Squeeze the lemon into the saucepan, and then throw the lemon wedges into there too.
- Simmer for a few minutes and then serve.