• quick & easy chicken casserole
6 Mar, 2016

Quick & easy chicken casserole

By |March 6th, 2016|Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Low calorie, Main Courses, Recipes, Vegetarian, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Why spend hours waiting for a moreish family size casserole, when you speed up the cooking time to around 40 minutes in a pressure cooker.  It still has an intensity of flavour and is a remarkably light dish.Quick & easy chicken casserole - Good-value dish of chicken, veg and potatoes stew that can be on [...]

  • pea and ham soup
29 Feb, 2016

Pea and ham soup

By |February 29th, 2016|Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Low calorie, Paleo, Recipes, Soup, Wheat-free|0 Comments

The first thing you see about pea soup is the vibrancy of the dish, which is equally matched by the freshness and sweetness that comes through from the peas.  There are few ingredients here, so the peas really do speak for themselves.  If you can make the chicken or vegetable stock, then you will have [...]

  • roast guinea fowl
23 Aug, 2015

Roasted guinea fowl

By |August 23rd, 2015|Main Courses, Recipes|0 Comments

Roasted guinea fowl - Guinea fowl are a delicious alternative to roast chicken. The birds can be just the right size for two people. This dish can utilise any seasonal root veg you may have. - onion (cut into wedges), carrots (quartered lengthways), potato (large; bite size chunks), olive oil, guinea fowl, butter, smoked streaky [...]

  • spicy chicken noodle soup laksa
25 Feb, 2015

Spicy chicken noodle soup

By |February 25th, 2015|Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Low calorie, Lunch, Main Courses, Recipes, Soup, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Spicy chicken noodle soup - This dish is also referred to as Laksa, with origins in Chinese and Malaysian cuisines. It is a healthy and low calorie dish that can be made with chicken or prawns. Give a spicy kick and is filling as a main course. - onion (diced), red chillies (diced - use [...]

  • sweet pepper soup
24 Feb, 2015

Sweet pepper soup

By |February 24th, 2015|Gluten-free, Low calorie, Recipes, Soup, Vegetarian, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Sweet pepper soup - This recipe has been tried and tested by a friend and given to me on a scrap of paper. A 3 colour pepper soup with tomatoes is a little different, with the addition of paprika and mustard. It packs flavour, is low calorie and you'll be wanting to go back for [...]

  • turkey and noodle soup
4 Jan, 2015

Turkey noodle soup

By |January 4th, 2015|Lunch, Recipes, Soup|0 Comments

Turkey noodle soup - This is a great soup, made in under 20 minutes in ONE pot and only requires the minimum of effort. You can use turkey or chicken for this recipe. I use it for leftover meat and vegetables, usually after a Sunday roast. - chicken stock (or vegetable stock), carrots (small - [...]

28 Sep, 2014

Gressingham duck with madeira

By |September 28th, 2014|Main Courses, Recipes|0 Comments

Gressingham duck with madeira - - shallots (finely diced), mushrooms (finely chopped), madeira wine (or port), chicken stock, fresh cherries (stoned), butter, olive oil (for frying), duck breasts, salt and pepper (season to taste), Cook off (sweat) the shallots in oil, adding mushrooms when the shallots are partially translucent. De-glaze the pan with the madeira. [...]