SALAD NISCOISE WITH A TWIST

So often the old favourite recipes remain the most loved and cocoon us in comfort. My eldest grand daughter did a phone survey, with  everyone who is coming over for Christmas lunch, of their favourite Christmas day foods. The plan was to then devise a menu that would delight the oldest to the youngest. As always, the old favourites were…

BEAN THERE DONE THAT SALAD: tuna and cannellini bean, crunch salad

A quick, delicious, bean and tuna salad that ramps up any work lunch box in a nano second. Gluten, sugar and dairy free, a real winner! Everyone loves this salad; its yummy, portable, versatile and can be used over 2 days with freshness intact. Transport yourself to Italy with a bowl of this salad. Using…

SANG CHOY BOW: my way

Dairy, sugar and gluten free Make dinnertime easy with this delicious family favourite! I have been making this dish for many years for all ages and all occasions and incredibly popular with my family. It’s definitely on my comfort food list and can be made with many variations. I love its simplicity and how easy it is…

BRAISED CABBAGE & APPLE WITH PROSCUITTO & FENNEL SEEDS

The humble cabbage just danced onto centre stage again! Quick, simple, cheap and healthy, just what the doctor ordered! Cabbage is a versatile vegetable in this dish which is an oldie but a goodie.  This recipe wins hearts every time, especially in the depth of winter. Kids love it and find it easy to eat.  70’s girl served this…

CRUNCHY RED WINTER SALAD

19seventies girl loves a salad and seriously considered eating a salad a day as one of my New Years resolutions for 2017, but who needs that type of pressure! Most days I seem to eat a salad of some sort of salad without really thinking about it. When I travel, I find the one thing…

BIRCHER MUESLI WITH TROPICAL FRUITS

Fabulous tasting and enough to last a few weeks, breakfast can be fuss free. Gluten free Wake up sleepyhead, eating this breakfast will give a great start to the day. This is another fuss free, easy recipe that you can make enough to last a few weeks and keep in the fridge in a sealed container. I…

QUICK PRAWN COCONUT, VEGETABLE CURRY WITH BASMATI BROWN RICE

  Gluten, sugar and lactose free I love this dish for its versatility. I have used prawns but any fleshy fish, cut into bite sized chunks can be used. I have also used chicken before, instead of fish. The vegetables can be varied, depending on what you have and the season. Broccoli, snow peas, peas and…