If you don’t have an Instagram account, then there is a small chance you have missed out on one of the best baking experiences to come out of the 2020 quarantine – Garden focaccia. Basically a flatbread, focaccia is an easy bread for the home baker and makes for the perfect canvas to
Written by Natalia Mantur
I’m a sucker for a good burger. I am also a sucker for turning classic recipes into burgers. Some people strive to makes things more fancy and pretentious than they should be; I apparently like to make things more humble than they are.
Chicken parmesan is a dish I like – sort of. I actually love all the elements; chicken, breadcrumbs, cheese, marinara sauce; it is just that it can get too soggy for my tastes when cooked the classic way. That’s why I thought
Chicken Cacciatore is an Italian “hunter style” dish of braised chicken that simmers away filling your house with delightful scents. It is best eaten with a bit of focaccia or Italian bread on the side to sop up the juices. And these are both gluten free recipes for another day – a lazy day when you have time to cook and sip wine and sit down for a leisurely meal.
This recipe is a spin on Chicken Cacciatore turned into one of my favorite things – a pot pie. I LOVE pot pies, I make them out of everything; chicken, roasted vegetables, beef, and even seafood. Usually I make them fairly traditionally with the ingredients surrounded by a thickened stock and baked with either a pie crust topping or even polenta. But for this recipe I switched things up a bit.
I had a rough go of it the other day. I attended a business dinner at a lovely restaurant and despite the continual reassurances from the chef that I would be served only gluten free recipes, I got glutenized. Unfortunately this is one of the risks we face when eating food from any place other than our own safe kitchens.
My symptoms are very much like a hang-over (or so I have heard) which is a really cruel trick as not one single drop of the exquisite wine served with dinner passed my lips. I woke up with a monster headache, feeling tired and achy and my stomach was queasy. So I did my usual in these instances, I