Potato, Leek and Cashew Veloute

Lorraine, the beautiful ex ballerina, petite and graceful whose skills in the kitchen shone through in the classics she made. It was Lorraine that introduced me to many classical french flavour combinations, to the pillowy soft wonders of fresh homemade … Continue reading

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A Gluten Free Sweet Potato Gnocchi Recipe

This week in our kitchen we had sweet potatoes, so many sweet potatoes. So it was sweet potato mash with everything and these beauties, sweet potato gnocchi. Little golden gems of egg, gluten free flour and roasted sweet potatoes. Homemade … Continue reading

Coeliacs Awareness week….. and my top 3 recipes

Coeliac Disease is more common than you probably know. With 1 out of 100 people being affected by the auto immune disorder. So chances are you know someone who has it. Coeliac disease creates an abnormality within the body that … Continue reading

Roast Carrot, Potato and Quinoa side dish/salad

quinoa roast salad

I had the image of a well written post, with satisfying recipes for the end of this week, but alas time, energy and 2 little toddlers put an end to that vision. However, I do have a quick side dish/lunch … Continue reading

A Gluten Free Tart (including pastry recipe) Not that you would know!!!!!!

There is something elegant and classy about a savoury tart. Portable and self contained, they make for a perfect picnic food, buffet inclusion, starter or light meal. They can be served hot or cold without any compromise to flavour or … Continue reading

A whim and Fancy – Baked Brie with blackcurrant cider and a middle eastern fruit crumble

I’m having one of those days, uninspired and unmotivated. I need colour. I need flavour. I need cheese, and not just any cheese I need oozing creamy brie. This recipe came about with a wheel of cheese that needed to … Continue reading