Balsamic Glaze

AlexandraCondiments, Gluten Free, Side Dishes, Vegan, Vegetarian130 Comments

Balsamic Glaze with oil and bread

Balsamic Glaze holds true value as a condiment. Reducing inexpensive balsamic vinegar with some brown sugar is an easy method that produces a syrupy glaze with complex sweet and tangy flavours; it takes less than 15 minutes to make and contains just 2 ingredients. I like to have some on hand at all times. Once you start adding this glaze … Read More

Caramelised Onion Dip

AlexandraNibbles and Small Bites, Starters, Vegetarian143 Comments

Caramelised Onion Dip with crackers

Caramelised Onion Dip is a simple and delicious dip – and one that the whole family will enjoy! I’m sharing this recipe with you and Erica from Bring Your Own Kombucha! I thought this recipe would perfect for her to suggest to readers for a delicious snack to enjoy whilst watching the football. I love food that has been designed … Read More

Char-Grilled Zucchini Salad

AlexandraGluten Free, Main Courses, Side Dishes, Starters, Vegetarian121 Comments

Chargrilled Zucchini Salad on a plate

This flavour-filled salad of Char-Grilled Zucchini With Yoghurt And Mint evokes the bright, sunny flavours of summer. It is quick and easy to make and substantial enough to be a light meal in itself. It also works well when served with some simply cooked chicken or salmon. Lightly charring the Zucchini enhances the flavour significantly. Today I have cooked them indoors, … Read More

Healthy Oat Yoghurt Pancakes

AlexandraBreakfast, Gluten Free111 Comments

Healthy Oat Yoghurt Pancakes

Hope you’re all having a great weekend – and I promise it will be made better if you make and enjoy these delicious Healthy Oat Yoghurt Pancakes. So many people tell me they don’t eat breakfast. It’s beyond my grumbling tummy to understand this. I believe it’s not called the most important meal of the day for no reason. I … Read More

Tofu Sesame Toasts

AlexandraGluten Free, Nibbles and Small Bites, Starters, Vegan, Vegetarian211 Comments

Tofu Sesame Toasts

If you are vegan/vegetarian or if you have a seafood allergy, this recipe for Tofu Sesame Toasts will be of interest to you. This is a must-try recipe, inspired by the classic Chinese appetiser, prawn toast. They are quick and easy to make and their delicate balance of flavours may convert even those who strongly dislike tofu. My friend Natalie runs … Read More

Pea and Mint Fritters

AlexandraGluten Free, Main Courses, Nibbles and Small Bites, Side Dishes, Starters, Vegetarian130 Comments

Pea and Mint Fritters

These easy, gluten-free pea and mint fritters make a delicious vegetarian appetiser or main meal. There is no better herb to pair with peas than the wonderfully fresh flavour of mint; in addition to that combination, some salty feta adds a welcome creaminess to every bite. Golden and crunchy, most people will love these fritters. The exterior has a delicate, … Read More

Spinach and Ricotta Pasta Shells

AlexandraGluten Free, Main Courses, Vegetarian124 Comments

Spinach and Ricotta Pasta Shells

Spinach and Ricotta Pasta Shells – a delicious and warming baked pasta dish. When entertaining, my preference is for food which is simple to prepare but also has lots of flavour. A very important part of successful entertaining is a relaxed host. The key to being a relaxed host is simple food which can largely be prepared in advance. (Who wants … Read More

Potato Salad with Peas and Mint

AlexandraGluten Free, Side Dishes, Starters, Vegetarian123 Comments

Potato Salad with Peas and Mint

Potato Salad with Peas and Mint – a zesty and refreshing spin on a classic salad. To me, potatoes are a store cupboard essential; they are the most versatile of vegetables. If you have potatoes in the house, you have the beginning of numerous dishes. I use them to make gnocchi, bake them, roast them, use in soup, make chips or … Read More