I tried this for the first time last night and started a whole new love affair with kale: I used curly (Riverford organic kale is quite honestly the best I’ve ever tasted) but you can use any kale you like. The great revelation for me was the crispy topping created by the alchemy of kale and cheese – absolutely delicious. Continue reading
My dissident diet has become such a way of life now that I even inflict low carb menus on friends I invite for supper. So convinced am I that it’s the diet we should all be eating, fat or thin, Continue reading
I’m always on the lookout for simple ‘one-pot’ suppers that can be assembled in no time at all, bunged in the oven and served with a simple salad or a side serving of steamed greens. To fit the bill the recipe needs to be warming, spicy and delicious too. This is the perfect example – works for one and scale for a family. Just delicious!
This works well for a light supper or as an accompaniment to beef and pork. It works equally well with mild or strong cheese, depending on your preference. I think it’s particularly good with gorgonzola dolce. Continue reading
Coconut based soups are one of the best bits of low carb dieting. This one is delicious.
600ml Chicken Stock
800g Butternut squash, seeded and peeled
4 tbsp Olive oil
3 Dried kashmiri chillies Continue reading
The ketogenic diet isn’t known for its sweet treats so this stunning dessert is a great one to keep up your sleeve. Dead easy, too!
- 1 x 600ml pot, plus 150ml pot double cream
- 200g 85% dark chocolate, chopped
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- rosemary needles, finely chopped to make 1 tsp
- 1 tsp xylitol
This amazing recipe from Sophie Dahl’s Voluptuous Delights lives up to its name. It’s exactly the sort of recipe that would never have passed my lips before The Dissident Diet: cream and cheese in the same pan! It has become a midweek staple because it’s easy, quick and delicious. Continue reading