Chicken & Cashew Nut Bites

These yummy Thai-style bites comeon the menu from time to time. They are wheat, gluten and dairy free and are medium-spiced; we serve them with a coconut-lime dipping sauce.   500 gm skinless chicken breast – cut in small pieces 200 gm roasted cashew nuts 2 cm grated fresh ginger 3 spring onions – chopped roughly […]

Roasted Winter Vegetable Soup

Here’s a lovely warming meal for those cold evenings. It serves eight people and is wheat, gluten and dairy free.   1/4 medium pumpkin – peeled, deseeded 2 medium kumara – peeled 2 large carrots, peeled 2 medium parsnips, peeled Cut all the above into 5cm chunks 2 medium red onions – peeled, diced roughly 5 […]

Chicken, Ginger & Lemongrass Salad

Print Chicken, Ginger & Lemongrass Salad Carrying on the Asian theme, this refreshing salad is a nice option for a sunny winter’s day. It’s wheat, gluten and dairy free and is highlighted with piquant Thai flavours like lemongrass, chilli, coriander, mint and lime juice.This recipe feeds 4 – 5 people.Ingredients2 cups cooked chicken – shredded 2 red […]

Baghdad Eggs

  This recipe was on our summer menu and it always drew great comments. Combining cumin, coriander, lemon and mint with lentils and eggs, there’s a lovely mix of flavours. It’s a vegetarian dish that’s suitable for breakfast or lunch, or even a light evening meal. This recipe serves 4.   300gm puy or brown […]


    It’s always handy to have a few staples in the fridge and this hummus is no exception. Great as a dip or a spread, in dressings or added to increase the protein in vegetarian dishes, it’s a very versatile food. And it keeps well.   1 can (420gm) chickpeas 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 tbsp cumin […]

Chicken, Parmesan and Ginger Bites

Print Chicken, Parmesan and Ginger Bites These mouth-watering morsels are great served as a nibble or with a mesclun salad and relish or chutney. They are wheat and gluten free and the recipe makes around 25 little bites.Ingredients900gm chicken mince 75gm W&G-free breadcrumbs 75gm grated parmesan cheese 6 spring onions 3 eggs, beaten 3 tbsp […]

Bubble & Squeak Fritters

    These fritters have been a sell-out success on the menu and are wheat, gluten and dairy free. Serving accompaniment ideas include roasted tomatoes, bacon, basil pesto, sausages, baked beans or parmesan.   800gm potatoes – cooked and mashed 1 cup roasted pumpkin 3 cloves garlic 1/2 cup blanched spinach – chopped 1 small onion – […]