Spinach & Feta Pinwheels with garlic and mushrooms

Spring spinach is here and so is a birthday celebration. A savoury pinwheel bun sounded like a nice addition to a weekend brunch, especially for someone not especially into sweets. This recipe is based on the classic 90 minute cinnamon bun version. The dough rests once for 10 minutes and then again for 30 minutes […]

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Spring Asparagus Frittata

One of the sure signs that spring is here or at least on its way is fresh asparagus in the local stores. Green onions doesn’t hurt either. So nice just to see fresh green vegetables. If you have never made one before, think of a frittata as a crustless quiche, prepared on the stove and […]

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Minced Turkey Three Ways; Burgers, Balls and Meatloaf

In the past few months, I have been making some changes to my diet, experimenting in reducing all purpose flour and refined sugar, a learning curve to be polite. This minced turkey recipe uses almond flour and is something I enjoy having in the fridge for a quick snack. Protein doesn’t always work when evening […]

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Keto Dinner Rolls with Tarragon & Garlic (or plain)

Having dinner guests on a Keto lifestyle? Usually offer buns with dinner but know carbohydrates are an issue? Here is a simple solution to helping guests feel heard and appreciated while not needing to learn a whole new vocabulary. This recipe makes six to seven not overly large buns.¬† The recipe can be doubled if […]

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Imbolc Seed Bread

At this time of the year, the idea of doing something with lots of seeds always comes to mind. The potential within as a new cycle begins is one of the themes of Imbolc. A quick search around the house revealed, Brown Mustard , Black Sesame, Caraway, and Celery seeds along with the ones already […]

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Creamy Mushrooms

I posted previously a recipe for mushrooms in filo and realized that I didn’t do the mushrooms justice as I use this delicious mix in many different ways. The technique is sourced from a dish one of my students had asked if she could make. Feeling homesick, she was hoping her grandmother’s recipe might help. […]

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Zucchini Bake

Around the second week in August, may of us have waaayyy more zucchini than needed. It has been building up for weeks and now it is getting out of hand. Thank¬† goodness, there are options for all that prosperity and protection. Usually, I will wash and then grate the zucchini with the peel on but […]

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Chicken Leek Shepherd’s Pie

Potato, leek & chicken mean spring and Irish to me, so if you are looking for something for dinner this Ostara season or any time really, this works in our house, especially when there is leftover mashed potatoes and cooked chicken in the kitchen. Leeks are first mentioned in Egypt as a method of barter […]

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Roasted Butternut Squash with Five Spice, Maple Syrup, White Pepper & Parsley

2021 started with the loss of about 10 pictures from several posts I was preparing for January (several for this recipe). May that be the only hiccup as we get back on track. There was a need to use up two small butternut squash last weekend. They had been all alone and forgotten in the […]

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Mushroom Linguini

Yes!, this is a post about Mushroom Linguini but more than that it is about making the most of what you have and getting through life’s challenges together. Over the last weeks, I have had various phone calls from people going shopping, fresh mushrooms and wildcrafted plants turning up on my door step, homemade masks […]

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