• lemon prawn and pea risotto
6 Mar, 2016

Lemon prawn & pea risotto

By |March 6th, 2016|Dairy-free, Fish course, Gluten-free, Main Courses, Recipes, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Having spent many weeks at an Italian cookery school in London and taught passionately about how Italians cook their risottos, I was somewhat surprised in my pressure cooker recipe book, a way to cook risotto.  I'm sure Italians would have something to say, but of course I had a go and very pleasantly surprised with [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • minced beef cottage pie
2 Aug, 2015

Cottage pie

By |August 2nd, 2015|Gluten-free, Main Courses, Recipes, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Cottage pie - A great crowd pleaser, utilising left over beef. Great for freezing and will bcome a family favourite with toppings of mash potato and optional cheese. - minced beef, onions (finely chopped), bay leaf, carrots (partially steamed), frozen peas, chestnut mushrooms (optional), worcester sauce, beef stock/gravy, tomato sauce (or tomato puree), potatoes (floury; [...]

  • 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, [...]

  • 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 - [...]