first came into existence back in May 2000. Seems a
long time ago now!
then the internet was a very different place with much
more of an amateur feel to it. In a lot of ways it was
a pleasanter and more friendly place to hang out. For
those of us interested in food and cooking it was a
great opportunity to chat and share ideas with people
living in other parts of the world.
was also a time when everyone involved in cooking, whether
they were just a keen amateur, a busy mum, a grandmother
with a lifetime of kitchen experience or a professional
chef just starting a career in the kitchen or one who
was an old hand working at the stove, was happy to share
recipes so others could enjoy them.
lot of the details of who contributed the recipe, or
the history of the recipe, have either become blurred
or disappeared over the years but the recipes are still
worthwhile either in their own right or for the inspiration
they might give.
- 2 pieces of Chicken per person
Tomato sauce (enough to just cover the top side of
Italian spices (I use the already mixed kind that
comes in a bottle)
Mozzarella cheese - sliced or shredded (enough to
cover ¾ the top side of the chicken)
day before mix seasonings into tomato sauce to taste.
Let sit covered in fridge until ready to add to chicken.
sauce about 4 hours before use to make sure that seasonings
are right. (Or if you want to be lazy, you can
use canned spaghetti sauce. Just be sure not to get
the kind that's chunky or has meat.)
chicken in covered dish (350ºF) until just turning
brown. This is usually about 35 minutes.
should be done, but pierce with fork to be sure.
chicken is done, just cover the top with the seasoned
sauce and top with cheese.
to oven until cheese is melted and beginning to brown.
is very good served with tossed salad, Italian green
beans, and garlic bread.