Last year, on Christmas Day, we had the most delicious goose I have ever tasted — with crispy skin and dark, tender flesh you could carve with a knife and fork. This year I can’t resist a repeat run… Continue reading
When the weather is skorchio I love to spend half an hour in the cool of the kitchen before the heat gets going – pottering round and preparing something nice for supper. This morning, I was going to make my tried and tested stuffed peppers recipe when I spotted some prosciutto in the fridge and decided to experiment with a variation on a theme. Continue reading
The study found that up to 600g per person per day of vegetables leads to a reduced cancer risk and that 8oog reduced all cause mortality. Apples and pears, citrus fruits, green leafy vegetables, cruciferous veg and salads were all found to be helpful, with a particular emphasis on green-yellow vegetables and crucifers for cancer risk.
I know many readers greeted the news with dismay. It can be hard to meet those targets. Continue reading
I’ve fallen in love with soup all over again while I’ve been recovering from surgery. It’s such a good way to deliver nutrients into your system when your digestion is compromised by trauma and antibiotics. Friends have provided delicious new recipes and I’ve rediscovered some old ones – like this blue cheese and celery soup that I haven’t made for years. Continue reading
This post is for everyone who works in an office and wants to take their own delicious low carb, gluten-free, dairy-free lunch with them. Continue reading
One of my favourite cook books for low carb is Diana Henry’s Cook Simple. This recipe for Turkish aubergines is a weekly feature on the Waldron supper list. Continue reading
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