Archive for Lower-Carb

Crowned Coronation Chicken

In cooking, fusion has gone from being all the rage, to a bad word. A real f-word, you might say. I don’t know why that is, really, and it seems an awful shame. My whole life is about fusion, from the very beginning when my English mother…

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Ladies Who Lunch: A Trio

When, shortly after becoming engaged to a doctor, I announced I was quitting my office job, there were water-cooler jokes galore about my becoming a Lady Who Lunches. My days would be wiled away with mindless shopping, coffee dates and luncheons in fancy restaurants with…

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Homemade Shake ‘n Bake Chicken

Anyone who grew up in 1970s America has heard of Shake ‘n Bake. For the rest of you, this is a packet of breading and spices that you use to coat chicken before baking it. The idea is to approximate the fried chicken experience but…

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Crazy Cake

Crazy Brazilian chocolate cake, made a bit healthier with wholemeal and spelt flour. Makes going crazy a bit less sinful.

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Mediterranean Mango Parfait

Chunks of mango and whole pistachios are layered with an orange blossom water-scented Greek-style yogurt and topped with fresh pomegranate.

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Chicken S’mack Salad

Chicken M’Sakhan is normally served on a bed of flat bread. Hubby likes it on rice, so that’s how I usually do it. But not anymore…

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Fig Truffles

Sinfully indulgent yet healthy? It’s true. Oh, and they’re incredibly easy to make.

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Late Summer Stacks

I spent the last part of the summer driving through France, Italy and Switzerland. This is my way of bringing the Mediterranean home.

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