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Zucchini Carpaccio

Zucchini Carpaccio

Taking a lesson from my previous post, I’m showing you a dish that’s all in the presentation. Let’s not tell anyone that your main ingredient comes directly out of a packet. Nor that your gourmet dribbles either come out of a bottle you bought in the supermarket, or are a […]

February 10, 2014 ×

Recipes

Tomato Recipes – Inspired by Provence

Tomato Recipes – Inspired by Provence

My life in Provence is a simple one. I wake to the clangs of the village bells and the dogs that howl in harmony. I walk to the bakery – simple baguette is now all I need. The previous holidays’ over-eager eyes and expanding waistline have taught me that croissants, […]

August 30, 2013 ×

dairy free, gluten free, Recipes

Coleslaw with an asian twist

Coleslaw with an asian twist

Coleslaw used to be one of my favourite salads. Childhood days in my Mum’s late 1970s kitchen, when Margaret Fulton ruled (she still does occasionally), and when a “salad” was always lettuce, tomato and cucumber with french dressing. There were only two other variations – Potato salad (with bacon chips […]

February 20, 2013 ×

Christmas, Recipes

Roasted Vegetable Salad

Roasted Vegetable Salad

This is such a vibrant salad. Considering it is so hot here, even over Christmas, not everyone wants a bowl of hot roasted vegetables. It’s easy to prepare before-hand and features plenty of local and seasonal ingredients. It’s wonderful with turkey, but also makes a great accompaniment to grilled seafood. […]

December 10, 2012 ×

dairy free, gluten free

Pomegranate and Quinoa salad

Pomegranate and Quinoa salad

I’ve just discovered that you can cook quinoa in a rice cooker. This means no more sticky-together or crunchy bits, no more burned quinoa stuck to the bottom of the pan, and no more constant checking. Just plop in 2 cups of quinoa to 4 cups of water, turn it […]

September 23, 2012 ×

dairy free, gluten free, Recipes

Teriyaki Carrot Salad

Teriyaki Carrot Salad

This is a no-measure salad, but for the benefit of those who like a little guidance, I’ve put approximates in. It’s oil free, gluten free, dairy free. It serves as a great base, and can be added to easily. It is now eaten at least one day per week in […]

March 7, 2012 ×