Category Archives: Wheat-free

Happy New Year, a birthday cookbook, and a cold-weather soup

Hello and Happy New Year! As I write this I can feel the cold around my ankles, despite being indoors, wearing two jumpers, jeans, socks and slippers, despite the heating being on and despite the consumption of many cups of … Continue reading

Posted in Bean recipes, Diana Henry, Soup recipes, Wheat-free | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

A chef’s pan and chicken sofrito

My nephew and godson Matt went to university a month ago and, by all accounts, he is having a blast (not that he’s told ME; hello Matt, are you ever going to reply to your aunt’s text?!). He loves food … Continue reading

Posted in Chicken recipes, Wheat-free, Yotam Ottolenghi | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

St John’s creamed spinach, aka my LBD vegetable

Yes, it may seem like vegetables have taken over this blog but I have been waiting ALL¬†summer for the weather and light to change so that I can post this. Now that it has I can’t wait any longer.

Posted in Vegetarian recipes, Wheat-free, Winter vegetables | Tagged | Leave a comment

Caramelised fennel with goat’s cheese

There aren’t many vegetable dishes which make me want to lick the plate. This is one of them. I’ve made it twice in a week, once as a starter, once for lunch and I’m already craving a third instalment.¬†

Posted in One pot, Vegetarian recipes, Wheat-free | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

The ‘Little Black Dress’ of roast chicken recipes

It is a truth universally acknowledged that, at some point during the year, usually at Christmas, most women’s magazines will mention the need for, and the delight of a LBD, aka as a ‘Little Black Dress’. Though the repetition of … Continue reading

Posted in Chicken recipes, One pot, The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook, Wheat-free | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Dukka: party food par excellence

The weather is changing, my heart is lifting with it and my thoughts are turning to entertaining. Well, actually, they’ve already turned that way since I had my London Loop companions round last night and some of my Antic Disposition … Continue reading

Posted in Food for friends, One pot, Party recipes, RIver Cottage Everyday, Salsa and sauce recipes, Vegetarian recipes, Wheat-free | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Polpetto’s kale with almonds and shallots

If there is such a thing as the restaurant or restaurateur of the ‘moment’ in London then Polpo, and particularly Russell Norman, must be it. Right now, not only are they opening new branches and a new pub but Mr … Continue reading

Posted in Vegetarian recipes, Wheat-free, Winter vegetables | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment