Restaurant Review – La Cuccagna

I went to this restaurant for the first time with a friend about a year ago, when I hadn’t been subjected to gluten deprivation yet. I had ordered a pizza Diavola. It contained Salame Calabrese, onions and Parmesan. I had … Continue reading

Bacon & Mushroom Pasta

This sauce is a real delicious indulgence. I love making it with tortellini, but I haven’t gotten round to buying gluten-free tortellini yet. Instead I used whole rice spaghetti (Rice&Rice), which was pretty good. I managed to get the consistency … Continue reading

Spicy Chorizo-Olive Risotto

This is the best risotto ever. Really. It’s easy to make, really spicy and full of rich flavours. The difference between a risotto and rice with an accompanying sauce is that with a risotto, the rice is boiled inside the … Continue reading

Zucchini Parmigiana

This is a really easy-to-make, light meal consisting of a few, simple ingredients. As an added bonus, it’s also delicious with a glass of Chenin Blanc and great for outdoor summer lunches. One medium dish of this will be enough … Continue reading

Spring Sunday Salmon with Rosemary Roast potatoes

Salmon is one of the best meats you can eat, healthwise. Salmon has an unusually high omega-3 fatty acid content. It is normal for 4 ounces of salmon to contain at least 2 grams of omega-3 fats – more than the … Continue reading

My Moussaka

Moussaka is a traditional favourite in Balkan and Eastern Mediterranean cuisine.  It’s a lasagne-style dish with several variations, all of which involve layered aubergines and minced meat in a tomato sauce. This used to be one of my Greek restaurant … Continue reading

Rice flour pancakes

Before I went gluten-free, I was never compelled to make pancakes, and a late Sunday breakfast used to be some regular ordinary scrambled eggs on toast. I started making these recently and they have quickly become a regular post lie-in … Continue reading