Gluten Free Oat Hot Cakes

gluten free oat hotcakes

I’m not especially gluten intolerant. But I do like to avoid the insulin spike you get from starchy food with a high glycaemic index, essentially flooding your bloodstream with glucose to be inevitably stored as […]

Roasted Tomato And Garlic Soup With Sautéed Figs

bowl of roasted Spanish tomato and garlic soup with butter sautéed figs,

Too late to make it to the supermarket yesterday I woke to just enough milk for coffee and no bread. Oat porridge, then, with rich, thick soya cream for Sunday breakfast: veganly delicious! StillI I […]

Pasta, Caccio E Pepe

spaguetti with caccio e pepe

I’m not a fan of eating large amounts of pasta on a regular basis. When in Italy, mostly in the north, I’m served pasta in quite modest amounts as a separate course before the main. […]

Sweet Potato, Broad Bean & Feta Tortilla

egg tortilla with sweet potato and broad beans

What distinguishes italian frittata from Spanish tortilla? The distinction is not a culinary but a historical one. The “open-faced” omelette most likely originated in Persia. It travelled to Spain where, with the addition of potatoes […]

Sugar-Free Almond Cookies

almod cookies recipe

These delicate beauties, made with just almond flour, butter, eggs and sugar or stevia are deliciously sweet, light and crisp and contribute a good bit of protein to round off a vegetarian / vegan meal

Flour-Free, Sugar-Free Chocolate Lava Cake

chocolate lava cake: a gluten, flour and sugar free version compatible with the keto diet

Why is it that no matter how moderate I’ve been by day, come the evening I get the munchies, often for something sweet. Well that’s no problem these days with stevia and alcohol based non-sugar-sugars […]

Courgette And Feta Flan

Courgette and Greek feta cheese flan

There was a great looking recipe for a courgette and cheese loaf knocking about on Facebook. After some of my friends tried it I thought I’d have a go.