• 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 [...]

  • goat's cheese tart
20 Mar, 2015

Goat’s cheese tart with leeks, walnut & lemon

By |March 20th, 2015|Lunch, Main Courses, Recipes, Starters, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Goat's cheese tart with leeks, walnut & lemon - We all love a goat's cheese tart. But sometimes goat's cheese and caramelised onion can be rather samey. This variation has real flavour and the addition of the lemon cuts through that sometimes chalky cheese. - olive oil (extra for drizzling), butter, leeks (medium size and [...]

  • 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), [...]

  • vegetables in a stockpot
15 Jan, 2015

Vegetable stock

By |January 15th, 2015|Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Recipes, Sauces, Vegetarian, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Vegetable stock - What better way to utilise your left over vegetables. With just a few ingredients, you can create a naturally tasting stock for soups, or risottos. - onions (small), cloves, carrots, leeks, celery, parsley, thyme, bay leaf, coarse salt, peppercorns, water, Place all the ingredients in a pot and boil for 2-3 hours, [...]

  • homemade stock
30 Sep, 2014

Chicken stock

By |September 30th, 2014|Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Low calorie, Recipes, Sauces, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Chicken stock - What better way to utilise your Sunday chicken roast leftovers than a home-made chicken stock. Just natural ingredients, such a few fresh vegetables and voila an amazing stock for soups, risotto etc, minus the preservatives if shop bought. - chicken carcass (roasted or unroasted), onions (small), cloves, carrots, leeks, celery, parsley, thyme, [...]