My lovely husband needed a little bit of cheering up last night and this perfectly hit the spot. Continue reading
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
Fritatta (fritattae? fritattas? frittatuses?) are one of the simplest and most delicious ways to eat supper. This one, stolen from Nigel Slater’s wonderful little cook book Continue reading
It’s not easy to adapt a low carb diet to our convenience food mentality. Most of us want to grab and go when it comes to lunch and breakfast, but few foods offer the level of easy packaging and shelf life that carbs do.
I’m on a mission to provide a few quick and easy, store cupboard, brunch/lunch/supper options that don’t break the Dissident rules. Continue reading
I’m always on the lookout for carb susbtitutes that provide healthy, dissident alternatives to stodge. This one from my new, favourite cook book, Smashing Plates, by Maria Ella is on the menu tonight.
Cauliflower must be one of the greatest Godsends for low carb dieters. It picks up flavours so well and is full of important nutrients. Classic cauliflower cheese is a bit long-winded to make so try these three variations on a theme. For a fourth option have a look at my lime pickle cauliflower recipe too. Continue reading
Prawn cocktail was one of the delights of my childhood and still has the ability to thrill! It makes a perfect low carb lunch: some prawns, mayonnaise, paprika, little gem lettuce and lemon juice. Eat immediately or layer into a tupperware for later. Continue reading