A hearty and warming dish.


  • olive oil
  • 1 whole organic or free range chicken (jointed into 8 pieces)
  • 4 cloves of garlic (whole)
  • bunch of fresh tarragon
  • 4 tblsp dry white wine
  • sprig of rosemary
  • sprig of thyme
  • 350 ml chicken stock


  1. Place Casserole dish over a medium heat and add in a dollop of olive oil.
  2. When the oil is hot add in the chicken pieces and lightly brown, then add in the garlic, season with salt and pepper and allow to cook for a further minute.
  3. Pour the wine over chicken, followed by the stock and bring to the boil.
  4. Roughly chop up all the fresh herbs and add to the casserole, stir and cover.
  5. Place in pre-heated oven at 140°C for 1.5 hours.