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I have rediscovered ratatouille! I have always loved the this melting pot of Provençal vegetables like aubergines, courgettes, peppers, tomatoes coming together to give a simple, homely yet toothsome result of ratatouille. I liked the simplicity of this one-pot dish: … Read more…


Love is in the air… it’s the love affair between me and the French cuisine. For quite some time I thought about French cuisine as very elaborate and time consuming… until I actually tried experimenting with it myself a few … Read more…


A warm summer evening. It’s time for a home-made dinner, but who wants to stay inside on an evening like that. Let’s go out. A dinner on the balcony. A few candles lit to give the evening an even more … Read more…


One recipe I didn’t manage to make during a recent visit to my parents, simply as there wasn’t enough days to fit it in, were millet stuffed courgettes. I did try it in advance with quinoa, which you could also … Read more…


I found inspiration for this recipe in a beautifully illustrated book by Celia Brooks ‘Low Carb & Gluten-Free Vegetarian’. I like referring to it for healthy no-fuss recipes, whether it’s for a special occasion or just a simple ‘something’ without … Read more…


Can you make a special dinner for that special one and still keep to the diet? You bet! I admit first few weeks or maybe even a couple of months on the diet were rather tricky, as it required a … Read more…


Who would believe you can have such a treat whilst on the anti-candida diet? Well, one of my girlfriends couldn’t quite believe it. She visited us a few weeks back and as I knew she also started her anti-candida treatment … Read more…


On a warm summer day, I could have a bowl of this tabbouleh as a salad, on its own, or accompanied by some green leaves or fresh tomatoes. It’s a great ingredient of a mezze too. And it makes a … Read more…


Here’s a falafel recipe with a twist. As I’m still trying to steer away from various grains and pulses and at the same time experimenting constantly with gluten-free grains such as quinoa, millet and buckwheat, recently I’ve decided to make … Read more…


This summery salad brings together wonderful tastes and flavours of roasted vegetables, mixed with quinoa. Perfect for a summery dinner al fresco and if you make a bigger batch, you can pack it for lunch next day! Ingredients Serves 4 … Read more…