I tried my hand at making "homemade" cultured buttermilk. So now I have about 2 liters to use up. So I've been in a frenzy cooking and baking with buttermilk. I've mostly made sweet things - pancakes, cupcakes... I thought it was time for a savory dish.
chicken recipes I found (in my books) were fried chicken - something
about the buttermilk giving a really moist and tender texture, which
contrasted beautifully with a crisp, crunchy exterior. And while that
sounded delicious, I did not want fried chicken. I wanted roasted
Enter Nigella Lawson's Buttermilk Roast Chicken...
looked good! So I tried it out. With a couple of changes, though.
First I used chicken thighs (because I didn't have legs). I used 6
cloves of garlic (because I love the flavor of garlic!). And because I
didn't have molasses, I used tropical honey instead.