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A plate of gluten free Pasta Primavera sprinkled with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

Pasta Primavera

Posted on February 14, 2020

Pasta Primavera is a favourite once a year recipe in my kitchen. Once a year I say because in the 1980’s when I became enamoured with homemade ...

A bowl of Chicken Fried Rice with chopsticks.

Chicken Fried Rice

Posted on February 7, 2020

Chicken Fried Rice is a quick and easy dish and the more you make it, the quicker and easier it gets. To make it gluten free the key is a well-stocked Asian pantry...

A spoon dug into a Turkey Pot Pie showing the filling.

Turkey Pot Pie

Posted on January 10, 2020

I had a big piece of Christmas turkey leftover in my freezer so I decided to make Turkey Pot Pie. There are many different ways to make pot pies but I lik...

Two bowls of Thai Red Shrimp Curry with lime and chiles

Thai Red Shrimp Curry

Posted on December 13, 2019

Thai Red Shrimp Curry is a delicious example of the complex flavours that are the hallmark of those famous Thai curries. These pungent curry pastes are often base...

A vegan Buddha Bowl filled with brown rice, cucumber, spinach, cabbage slaw, mango and roasted peanuts; with peanut dressing on the side..

Buddha Bowl

Posted on December 6, 2019

What makes a bowl a Buddha Bowl? What’s the difference between all the different names for ‘bowls’ and are they gluten free? These are the questions people have been asking s...

A plate of Blackened Steak Salad with peppers, tomato, onion and blue cheese dressing.

Blackened Steak Salad

Posted on August 2, 2019

For me this Blackened Steak Salad is the perfect way to eat steak. I get to enjoy a big salad and the juicy slices of meat make it feel like a special treat. Of co...

A platter with skewers of Lemongrass Chicken surrounded by lemongrass, carrots, cucumber and lemon wedges.

Lemongrass Chicken

Posted on July 19, 2019

This Lemongrass Chicken can be part of a Thai or Vietnamese meal or simply an everyday dinner. I serve it on it’s own, add it to my

Fish tacos with avocado crema and lime surrounded by shredded purple cabbage and sliced radishes.

Fish Tacos

Posted on June 14, 2019

Fish Tacos are a popular dish that can be served as a fun, casual dinner with everyone pitching in. If you make your own soft tacos and deep-fry the fish there will be a job for ev...

Savoury Buckwheat Crepes filled with spinach and mushrooms.

Savoury Buckwheat Crepes

Posted on April 12, 2019

Buckwheat Crepes are the traditional savoury crepe of France. Despite the name, buckwheat flour contains no wheat and is naturally gluten free. For this reason alone I should have ...

Serving up Mexican Pork Carnitas

Mexican Pork Carnitas

Posted on March 1, 2019

Mexican Pork Carnitas are a version of pulled pork. The succulent strings of pork are folded into or piled onto homemade corn tortillas. This d...

Sausage and Vegetable Pasta

Sausage and Vegetable Pasta

Posted on February 8, 2019

I called this Sausage and Vegetable Pasta but it is my go to clean-out-the-fridge everyday pasta dish. At home we call this Marg’s Hot Hot Pasta because it originally ca...

Salisbury Steak with Onion Gravy

Salisbury Steak with Onion Gravy

Posted on November 16, 2018

According to Wikipedia, Dr. Salisbury, an early proponent of a low-carbohydrate diet for weight loss, invented Salisbury Steak. That was over a hundred years ago yet this simply se...

Korean Barbecue Short Ribs

Korean Short Ribs

Posted on October 5, 2018

Korean Short Ribs are “in”. Although I would be the first to say you don’t need to make dishes that are trendy, sometimes it's fun to t...

Grilled Tandoori Shrimp with fresh lime wedges.

Grilled Tandoori Shrimp

Posted on September 7, 2018

It just wouldn’t be summer without making my Grilled Tandoori Shrimp. For some reason I always think to make this recipe toward the end of summer. It could be made any time of...

Gluten free Grilled Sausage and Vegetable Pizza

Grilled Sausage and Vegetable Pizza

Posted on June 8, 2018

Grilled Sausage and Vegetable Pizza is a favourite summer pizza in my house. I have a dozen or so favourite pizza recipes and this small collection of interesting flavour combin...

Sesame Salmon on Greens with red pepper, asparagus and orange segments.

Sesame Salmon on Greens

Posted on April 29, 2018

Sesame Salmon on Greens is a delightful main course salad that reminds me of spring. When asparagus is in season I have a long list of recipes to make and this ...

Cooked Arctic Char with Citrus Sauce and chives.

Arctic Char with Citrus Sauce

Posted on March 16, 2018

Arctic Char is a flavourful pink-fleshed fish that is related to trout and salmon. Char is native to the arctic waters of the Northern Hemisphere and I was inspired to try it. W...


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