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Dec 6th, 2016

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Another Vegan/Low Carb Meal

V and A came to lunch and I had another go at a vegan low-carb meal with rather mixed success. Starter – humus, guacamole, olives, cruditĂ©s – so far so good. Main Course – aubergines stuffed with lemon infused quinoa and pine nuts. Saffron roast potatoes. This was ok – the lemon didn’t really take […]

Sep 11th, 2016

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Wedding Cake

My sister-in-law V is getting married next month and I have volunteered to make the wedding cake. This is a bit of a challenge, because not only is V a vegan, but her fiancĂ© A doesn’t eat carbohydrate. Try as I might, I cannot create anything which has any resemblance to a proper cake and […]

Sep 10th, 2015

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Cookery Challenge

Last night my sister-in-law V and her partner A came to dinner. This was a real challenge for me because V is a vegan and A is intolerant of carbohydrate and doesn’t eat sugar. Wow – what to make? I racked my brains a bit and came up with this…. Everything was home made (well […]