Piri-piri chicken with smashed sweet potatoes & broccoli

<h1>The Food Lab</h1> <p>(This is exactly the way stock is made.) After several hours, you should have a slushy sauce. (See the section on filtration in Chapter 7 for tips.) The slimy liquid that you filter out is the pectin. Leafy green vegetables also undergo changes when cooked. Most noticeably, they lose their green color as the membranes around the chloroplasts in the cells rupture. This same rupturing and damage to the cell structure is what improves the texture of tougher greens such as Swiss chard and kale.</p> <p>Cora loves being in the kitchen, but she always gets stuck doing the kid jobs like licking the spoon. One day, however, when her older sisters and brother head out, Cora finally gets the chance to be Mama’s assistant chef. And of all the delicious Filipino dishes that dance through Cora’s head, she and Mama decide to make pancit, her favorite noodle …</p>