Zucchini Bake – A Low carb pasta bake with no pasta!

A low carb pasta bake with no pasta? How is that possible? Simple, really, replace the pasta with zucchini rounds - and if you add the zucchini at the last minute it holds its shape and texture. No soggy zucchini - slightly al dente /ælˈdɛnteɪ - cooked to be firm to the bite. I have … Continue reading Zucchini Bake – A Low carb pasta bake with no pasta!

Mashed Potato & Bacon Fritters

As a household of just two now, I have learnt to cook enough for a meal without having a load of leftovers. But when it comes to potatoes,  I still work with the 'one for the pot' as my mum did when I was a kid. Needless to say, there are leftovers these days without … Continue reading Mashed Potato & Bacon Fritters

Leftovers again? What was I to do? Time to get a bit creative in the kitchen…..

I shared with you a recipe from a young friend who had lived in a student flat on a meagre income while he was studying. It was a delicious and heartwarming chicken stew made from the leftover roast chicken from Sunday night. That 300 grams of leftover roast chicken made a really tasty dinner which … Continue reading Leftovers again? What was I to do? Time to get a bit creative in the kitchen…..