• chicken strips with greens - leeks, peas and spring onions
2 Feb, 2016

Chicken strips with greens

By |February 2nd, 2016|Gluten-free, Low calorie, Main Courses, Recipes, Wheat-free|0 Comments

This evening meal idea came about as I wanted to use up a drawer full of greens and had a pack of chicken strips coming to its sell by date.  This dish is so delicious and can be prepared and cooked in under 25 minutes.  The chicken will give you a protein-rich dish and the [...]

  • spicy parsnip soup
7 Jan, 2016

Spicy parsnip soup

By |January 7th, 2016|Recipes, Soup|0 Comments

Spicy parsnip soup - Parsnips make a great autumnal vegetarian starter or a hearty lunch with homemade bread. - rapeseed oil, onion (sliced), garlic cloves (sliced), fresh ginger (grated), parsnips (peeled & chopped), chilli powder (optional), cumin seeds, coriander seeds, garam masala, vegetable stock, crème fraîche, to serve: olive oil, cumin seeds (toasted), red chilli [...]

  • black forest trifle
20 Mar, 2015

Black forest trifle

By |March 20th, 2015|Desserts, Recipes, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Black forest trifle - This 70's style dessert is a combination of trifle and black forest gateau - made up with a bottom layer of sticky chocolate brownies, cherries in kirsch, chocolate custard and top layer of cream. Death by chocolate :) - custard, dark chocolate (about 70% cocoa solids), chocolate brownies, cherries in kirsch [...]

  • poached salmon in creme fraiche
5 Feb, 2015

Salmon in crème fraîche with greens

By |February 5th, 2015|Fish course, Gluten-free, Low calorie, Main Courses, Recipes, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Salmon in crème fraîche with greens - This salmon dish is nothing short of flavoursome and the fish is moist, as it is poached in stock and creme fraiche. Peas, leeks and spring onions are your greens. High in omega-3 and low fat. - sunflower or vegetable oil, leek (thinly sliced), chicken or fish stock, [...]

  • potato and leek soup
31 Jan, 2015

Potato & leek soup

By |January 31st, 2015|Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Low calorie, Lunch, Recipes, Soup, Vegetarian, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Potato & leek soup - Delicious and creamy winter soup, perfect for those leftover root vegetables. Serve with a drizzle of crème fraîche and home-made bread. - sunflower or vegetable oil (or sunflower oil), onion (large - sliced), potatoes (peeled and cubed), leeks (large - slliced), vegetable stock, carrot (large - sliced), crème fraîche (optional), [...]

1 Jan, 2015

Honey glazed sausages

By |January 1st, 2015|Canapés, Recipes|1 Comment

Honey glazed sausages - Honey coated sausages with side serving of celeriac dip - sausages: chipolata (or 120 cocktail sausages), wholegrain mustard, honey (runny), celeriac mash: celeriac, crème fraîche, wholegrain mustard, salt and pepper (to taste), sausages: Preheat oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.; If using chipolata sausages, make them into cocktail size by twisting each sausage [...]