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celeriac & apple tartare

Sharp, sweet and crisp, Celeriac and Apple Tartare is a simple – essential! – winter side dish. A perfect complement to a hearty holiday or family meal. Put it on your menu soon and let me know what you think. Deal?

tangy tomato tofu

Sichuan Tomatoes and Tofu is a quick and easy vegan lunch or dinner recipe with some classic Sichuan flavours, like shallots, ginger and pepper. The taste is a touch sweet, but mostly tangy! Serve with extra vegetables and cooked brown rice noodles or rice. If on a low-carb diet, serve with shirataki noodles/rice. This vegan …

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two bowl of low-carb granola and berries

Low-carb granola is an easy, straight-forward and delicious cereal that satisfies without spiking blood sugar. A bowlful will give you plenty of good fats and protein, as well as valuable vitamins and minerals. It’s perfect for breakfast with yogurt and fresh fruit. And of course low-carb granola also makes a healthy, filling snack for the …

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cardamom bun cake, sliced on board, with vintage knife

Cardamom Bun Cake is a fragrant, mega-moist, one-bowl cake. It delivers the taste of a Swedish coffeehouse cardamom bun, but with almost zero effort. I repeat, zero effort. For a cake at least.

Greek sea bass

Greek-Style Sea Bass is subtly seasoned and pan-fried sea bass, topped with a warm chopped preserved lemon, olive, peppers and eggplant salsa. So easy to make, but perfect for a special dinner. Serve with new potatoes, rice, or even just some steamed broccoli.  Summertime and the cooking is easy. Um, okay it’s nearly autumn and …

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seaweed marinara with gnocchi

This is a sponsored post. Seaweed and Shiitake Marinara Sauce is a simple tomato sauce, bursting with cherry tomatoes and enhanced with nutritious dried seaweed and fresh shiitake mushrooms. It goes superbly well with gnocchi, pasta and even roasted cauliflower. Vegan and low-carb. Tomatoes are going strong here in the UK, so let’s talk about …

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life-changing keto bread rolls

These Low-Carb Bread Rolls are indeed life-changing. Ever since I discovered the original recipe I’ve been making batches of them every week. Light and grain-free, these bread rolls are very easy to make and absolutely delicious. Use either sunflower flour (easy to make in a blender) or almond flour to make these soft, pillowy rolls. …

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Broccoli, Leek and Feta Clafoutis

Broccoli, Leek and Feta Clafoutis is a soft, rich and deeply savory crustless pie, studded with griddled Tenderstem broccoli, leeks and dill. A filling dinner for four, or just-right side dish for six. Leftovers are good too, so don’t think of down-sizing. 🙂 Keeping going with my dive into my favourite cookbooks, this recipe is …

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Pan-roasted Brussels sprouts with loads of lemon and dill on white background with herbs and sprouts surrounding the dish

Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Loads of Lemon and Dill is the simplest one-pan winter side dish. Ever. And, these vibrantly coloured flavour bombs are so good you might want to make a whole batch just for you! Otherwise they are perfect for the holiday table, or with any meal.  Where my buttery whole roasted black …

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hand reaching for piece of banana bread

One-Bowl Brown Butter Banana Bread is a little black dress of a recipe: classic, go anywhere, always special. If you have a hankering for banana bread, might I suggest you give this one a try? Although I have not reinvented the wheel, this is a taste-of-home recipe, adapted from my mother’s one, that deserves your …

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