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Christmas, Recipes

Brussels sprouts with roasted garlic and bacon

Brussels sprouts with roasted garlic and bacon

Traditionally, Brussels sprouts come with chestnuts at this time of year, and I’m a great fan. However, if you really want to get them eaten, the secret ingredient is bacon. And salt. And lots and lots of butter. This recipe is featured in “Christmas Sorted” an e-magazine created by me […]

December 7, 2013 ×

gluten free, Recipes

Spiced Quinoa

Spiced Quinoa

Our family is making a drastic change to our diet. We are eliminating wheat, dairy, and all heavily processed items and synthetic products – including sugar. So, time to embrace other grains, and I’m starting with the king – quinoa. This is super-duper health food, and has too many benefits […]

February 3, 2012 ×

Recipes

Balaleet – An Emirati Breakfast

Balaleet – An Emirati Breakfast

Noodles for breakfast? With fragrant spices and omelet morsels? Doesn’t sound like the kind of thing you could just whip up every morning for breakfast? Well the Emiratis do – citizens of the United Arab Emirates. Maybe not every morning, but more than just sometimes they might prepare this traditional […]

November 30, 2011 ×

Recipes

Roasted Honey Pumpkin

Roasted Honey Pumpkin

It’s amazing how many of my my greater achivements in the kitchen have come from a desire to get good food into the mouths of my children. Mother is the necessity of invention, they say, and it is so true.  I love pumpkin. Soups, curries, roasted, scones, pie – all […]

May 2, 2011 ×