Funny story, but totally true... My mother and I went foraging for pine mushrooms. On our journey we passed a chestnut farm. We love them, so turned the car around and went back. We drove up the driveway of the chestnut farm and followed the signs towards the dark shed and parked. As I was getting the dog out of the car I heard a little voice coming from the dark shed say "Dimi?" (that's my mothers name), mum opened up the boot to grab her purse...Read More
I love pasta! And, if I wasn't Greek I think I would have been an Italian.
I'm a little late with sharing this recipe, I made it towards the end of the chestnut season, that runs from March to July. Chestnuts are gluten free, contain no cholesterol, are low in sodium and low GI so they keep you full for longer. They are rich in mineral salts and a good source of vitamins C, B1 and B2 and folates.Read More
It’s cold, it’s windy, it’s dark... but this soup gives me something to look forward to – COMFORT & WARMTH!!
Usually most of these recipes provisions are on hand, except maybe the fresh noodles and bean shoots; these can be found at your friendly Asian grocer (along with all the other ingredients).
I’m going to cheat a little here, because I don’t have hours to make a beautiful broth. If you have some frozen chicken stock in the freezer then it’s a bonus, but a good low-salt gluten free stock will do the trick, or water with stock powder. Personally I prefer to use Massel because it's gluten free.Read More