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Cauliflower mash with broccoli and grilled chicken

Recipe: Low Carb Cauliflower Mash

I’ll be the first to admit that I miss potatoes, rice and bread. I don’t miss them every minute of every day, but when I go to a supermarket that has its own bakery the smell of freshly baked bread is both appealing and pure torture. And don’t get me started with patisseries .. I’ve […]

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Steaming Vegetables

Up until quite recently I rarely bothered steaming vegetables. I’d happily plonk them in a saucepan of boiling water and go from there. However if you’re cooking things like mangetout or baby corn steaming is a good option. Years ago I had various steaming equipment, but between various house moves stuff got misplaced, given away […]

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Home Cooked Lasagna With Homemade Roux

Yesterday was a “cooking day” for me. Apart from the very tasty roast lamb that I made, I also prepared lasagna. Why? Well I like lasagna, but I also like to make my own lunch during the week. I normally opt for a lightish lunch and have a heavier meal in the evening. Changing things […]

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My First Attempt at Cooking Rabbit Cacciatore

As a child we didn’t eat rabbit that often. I do, however, remember having it one time and getting a mouthful of buckshot! At least I knew the rabbit was freshly hunted! Over the last few years, however, I have eaten rabbit several times in restaurants in France and Belgium. Getting rabbit on a restaurant […]

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