Since living in France, I’ve been having trouble trying to get my hands on some quinoa. Fortunately a few weeks ago my wonderful Mum brought me three large bags from the UK. Along with some shiitake mushrooms that I had left in her kitchen cupboard. I had tried a quinoa risotto in New Zealand atContinue reading “Quinoa mushroom risotto”
I have been living in Nice, France now for over 5 weeks. During which I have been able to try lots of different new food and cooking styles. There are some great pan-Asian restaurants here, offering Japanese, Vietnamese, and Chinese food. One restaurant that I have frequented quite often serves a delicious Chinese cabbage saladContinue reading “Chinese cabbage and broccoli salad in a creamy Asian-style dressing”
I love pancakes, not the thin French crêpes but the thick American kind. Rather than using standard white flour, I wanted to use a more nutritionally beneficial flour, such as buckwheat. I had experimented with lots of different flours to achieve the right consistency, buckwheat flour was the most successful. As an alternative to butterContinue reading “Banana and honey buckwheat pancakes”
This zesty satisfying salad is an all time favourite lunch time choice for me, but it also makes a delicious healthy evening meal with the addition of some crumbled feta cheese or grilled chicken.
Everyone has their own favourite version of guacamole, each version having a slight variation to the other. This is my version, it is so easy and delicious. I hope you like it.
This recipe was a result of improvising the night before a staff picnic. I wanted to make a veggie dish for my friends at work. It went down very well.