Clever Sour Dough Bread

I hadn’t had any bread for many years until I tried a special sour dough bread during our Christmas holidays in WA this year. I was very surprised: 1. I had no reaction to gluten; 2. I had to have it every day for three weeks, had no strength to resist; 3. No weight gain…

Orange Duck Legs

I have been making this style duck for many years. All my children and their partners name this dish whenever a family dinner is due and their wishes for a menu are requested. This fact actually pushed me to create other main dishes to reduce the repetition 🙂 There are reasons for not sharing this…

Chocolate Truffles.

Dietary Fibre and Cholesterol. Dietary Fibre and Colon Cancer. It is very well known now from many research studies that the relationship between these is very beneficial for us. The subject of soluble and insoluble fibre was a main topic in the previous posts: Lima Beans,  Black-Eyed Bean Lubiya, Pearl Barley Risotto. Below is an…

Diced Beef Cutlets

These Beef Cutlets are very tender, and you can use any lean cut, although I recommend the beef topside. This special way of cooking the lean beef will make it so versatile, you can enjoy the Beef Cutlets with any salad, in a burger, or even on its own as a snack. When a high…

Moroccan Lamb and Chickpeas

Ingredients: 1 lamb shoulder, trimmed 500 g dry chickpeas 100 g prunes and dry apricots 2 tbsp cumin seeds 1 tbsp minced garlic 1 onion 1 large lemon 1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper  2 cup vegetable stock or salted water Salt and pepper * 30cm Tagine   Method: Soak dry chickpeas in a cold water for…

Zucchini Sliders

When you have a nice steak, grilled fish or BBQ Chicken for dinner, or maybe even high protein Hemp Seed Falafel , then the next day it is not as exciting to warm up the left-overs. I have a solution for you, it is simple and yummy! All you need is a jar and medium-large…

Bunless Burger

If you are convinced of the benefits of the fermented food and practising it or using white cabbage in your cooking, then this will help you make the most of it. When I ferment the cabbage or cook Borsch I usually cut off the top of the cabbage, all those thin leaves. If previously I…

Berries in Snow

After discovering Freekah wholegrain and starring with my Freekah Salad, my son presented me with Freekah flour. What a wonderful taste and colour! I think it will be really cool to create something with Pistachio, as they are of the very similar colour. This flour triggered my inspiration for the Berries in Snow cake just…

Freekah Salad

If you embraced Quinoa years ago, you will love Freekeh/Freekah. It is packed with prebiotics and nutrients, has lots of fibre (about 10%), high protein content for a grain (about 15%). The only thing we need to be aware of is that Freekah is a wheat grain, and it does contain some gluten. Although its…

Cabbage Fish Sliders

The idea of Sliders was originated in the USA. The protein ingredient is cooked with onions, and then is put into a roll.  It is like a mini burger only with less ingredients. I made this Slider using cabbage instead of the onion and fish instead of the meat patty. So yummy! Ingredients: Dough: 2…