• herb flatbreads in a basket
4 Mar, 2016

Herb flatbreads

By |March 4th, 2016|Bread, Recipes|0 Comments

Flatbreads can be found in North Africa and throughout the Middle East.  They are so easy to prepare, even if you are no seasoned bread baker!  Practically fuss-free and unlike traditional bread recipes, they are really unleavened bread, although my recipe does give a little rise and I feel makes them feel lighter and less [...]

  • lamb noisettes with jus
19 Oct, 2015

Lamb noisettes with lemon & herb jus

By |October 19th, 2015|Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Main Courses, Recipes, Wheat-free|0 Comments

'Noisettes' refer to the medallions that are made when a loin of lamb is wrapped in a thin layer of fat and then sliced – this can be before or after the meat is cooked. To prepare a noisette of lamb, it is necessary to begin with a rack of lamb, as this is where [...]

  • italian tomato pesto
3 Mar, 2015

Tomato pesto

By |March 3rd, 2015|Gluten-free, Recipes, Sauces, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Tomato pesto - Pesto is an Italian staple with pasta. Usually made with pine nuts, this version is perfect for anyone with a nut allergy as it contains tomatoes instead, hence the name. High in Vitamin C and dietary fibres. - italian plum tomatoes (400g tins; chopped), garlic (minced), fresh basil leaves, extra virgin olive [...]

  • easy hummus
22 Jan, 2015

Easy hummus

By |January 22nd, 2015|Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Lunch, Recipes, Snacks, Vegetarian, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Easy hummus - This recipes requires no cooking and only a food processor. This middle-eastern dip can be served with raw vegetables, or with flatbreads and grilled chicken. A healthy snack or light lunch. - chickpeas (454g tin, drained and washed (keep water and a few for decorating)), tahini, garlic (crushed), sea salt (crushed), extra [...]

1 Jan, 2015

Crab and prawn tostadas

By |January 1st, 2015|Canapés, Recipes, Starters, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Crab and prawn tostadas - Tostada is a Spanish word meaning "toasted". In Mexico and other parts of Hispanic America it is the name of different local dishes which are toasted or use a toasted ingredient as the main base of their preparation. - crab meat, prawns (cooked and shelled), lime juice (plus lime zest), [...]

1 Dec, 2014

Lemon roast potatoes with garlic & rosemary

By |December 1st, 2014|Gluten-free, Main Courses, Recipes, Side Dish, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Lemon roast potatoes with garlic & rosemary - The perfect accompaniment to any fish dish. In Italian known as patate arrosto al limone con aglio e rosmarino - potatoes (Desirée or King Edwards), garlic cloves (unpeeled, but lightly crushed), thyme or rosemary (leave whole, but lightly crushed), lemons (cut in half), extra virgin olive oil, [...]

  • gilt head sea bream
23 Nov, 2014

Seabream with fennel and brandy

By |November 23rd, 2014|Fish course, Recipes|0 Comments

Seabream with fennel and brandy - This is a dish with real punch. Brandy and chili, as well as the spice of the seeds. In Italian known as Orata con semi di finocchio e brandy. - seabream fillets (cut in half), flour (for dredging), sunflower oil, extra virgin olive oil, fennel seeds (crushed), anchovy fillets, [...]

  • seafood fish stew
3 Nov, 2014

Tuscan fish stew

By |November 3rd, 2014|Dairy-free, Fish course, Gluten-free, Low calorie, Recipes, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Tuscan fish stew - This fish stew is from Livorno, on the coast of Tuscany. Also known as Cacciucco and should contain five types of fish, as many c's as there are in the name. It is similar to many fish stews cooked with tomatoes. - extra virgin olive oil, red onion (finely chopped), garlic [...]

10 Oct, 2014

Devilled poussin

By |October 10th, 2014|Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Low calorie, Lunch, Main Courses, Recipes, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Devilled poussin - Healthy, low calorie baby chicken in herbs and chilli. In Italian known as pollastrella alla diavola - poussin (weighing 600-800gr), garlic (crushed and 2 finely chopped), rosemary, extra virgin olive oil, red chillies (seeded and finely chopped), salt and pepper, rocket leaves (to serve), parmesan shavings, lemon (halved to serve), Preheat the [...]

  • pesto
6 Oct, 2014

Genovese pesto

By |October 6th, 2014|Gluten-free, Recipes, Sauces, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Genovese pesto - This pesto requires no cooking, is perfect to make in advance and then store in the fridge for up to 3 weeks. Makes 200grams. In Italian also known as pesto alla genovese. - fresh basil leaves (torn from their stems), garlic (small clove, peeled), pine nuts (lightly toasted), extra virgin olive oil, [...]