Marinated Chicken with Cinnamon, Garlic and Rosewater

Our first post for the month of March and it is a delightful and interesting sounding middle eastern combination of marinated chicken with Cinnamon, Garlic and Rosewater. Check out Glenda’s post to find out more about this interesting sounding combination.


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This month, The Cook Book Guru is featuring Karen Martini’s book, Cooking at Home.  Before I joined the club, I had never heard of Karen Martini, let alone own any of her books. That just shows how much I watch commercial television as I now know, she appears on Better Homes and Garden, a very popular television show.

I have more than enough cookbooks so I wasn’t about to go and buy the book.  Instead, I went onto Eat Your Books, read through the ingredients of each recipe I liked the sound of, made a shortlist of two, went on the web, found the recipes and then settled on this one.

This recipe intrigued me because we consume a lot of rosewater in this household but I had never thought to use it in a marinade for chicken.  It is certainly unusual, but it works.  You can smell the rosewater whilst you are eating…

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