A low carb chilli paste, that we keep frozen to use in many dishes. We make up batches using about 12 long red chillies at a time, but it is good to start with a small batch to ensure that the heat is right for you. We find that one serve (About 1 1/2 tsps) […]
A year ago I was Diabetic, Hypertensive, and morbidly obese. I’ve been told, by medical experts, that I reached that point through an inability to regulate energy. Time for a change Almost exactly a year ago (a year ago this week) I started changing what I ate. I had been eating a diet that was mostly […]
This meal started out as an attempt to replicate the presentation of a moroccan style baked egg in lamb mince, but using traditional European flavour profiles to compliment the lamb mince (rosemary, thyme and garlic) rather than the traditional Ras el hanout spices more common in North Africa (cinnamon, cumin, coriander seed).
Carbonara is awesome! It is a roman pasta sauce made from just 4 ingredients – any old cured pork (Bacon/Pancetta/Speck/Guancale), egg yolks, Parmigiana-Reggiano cheese, and a little white wine. The result is a creamy rich sauce with possibly the most perfect blend of those two most complimentary of flavours; Bacon and Egg. Over a freshly made Pasta, […]
The Brown chicken stock recipe was originally Heston Blumenthal’s (How to cook like Heston) and I modified it to extract more minerals from the Chicken bones, and to have slightly fewer net carbs, without sacrificing any of the flavour. These stock cubes will reappear in many of our recipes when we need to add liquid to a pan, or […]
This sneaky chocolate nut recipe started off as many do, as an after thought – How to use up some excess tempered liquid chocolate. The recipe is simple take some macadamia nuts and roast them in butter, with a touch of salt then cover them in a candy coating, then completely hide them in a chocolate.
‘Tis the season for Chocolate Easter is far from an easy time for Lo-Carbers – even if you can resist a sneaky hot cross bun, there is chocolate everywhere. But I’ll let you in on a secret. Most chocolate easter eggs are made from really horrible chocolate. You can always tell bad chocolate without even bothering to […]