Tag Archives: wheat-free

Split Pea, Corn & Kumara Soup

    Carrying on the winter-warming theme this soup is ideal to serve for lunch or an evening meal on a cold day. Serve it in front of the fire with hot crusty bread, which is also perfect for cleaning the plate with afterwards. This soup is one of our Soup of the Day offerings […]

July 12 newsletter

welcomeDespite it being mid-winter the cafe has remained busy with lots of people coming through to enjoy some of the heart-warming dishes on the menu. And it’s hard to beat wrapping your cold hands around a steaming cup of coffee while the rain beats down outside.  We didn’t get a huge response to our request […]

Our Hollandaise

  As seen in the Morrison Street Cafe At Home Cookbook & Food Diary   This rich, creamy sauce makes everything taste so good. It goes really well with our Eggs Benedict and the Bacon & Eggs, but also does fabulous things to the Smoked Fish Kedgeree 250gm melted butter 3 egg yolks 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 […]

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

  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.   2 cups cooked chicken – shredded 2 red chillis – […]

Cherry, Raspberry & Coconut Slice

    This sweet fruity slice has been really popular since it came on the menu. The recipe fills one swiss roll tin and cuts to 12 – 15 slices. It’s also wheat and gluten free. It’s a 3-step process with a soft base, spread with the fruit, then covered with a soft macaroon-style topping   Base: […]

Tomato, Bean & Barley Soup

    Here’s a warming soup to finish the winter off with. It is vegetarian, and wheat and dairy free, so there won’t be many out there who can’t eat it. And it makes a nice safe option if you’re feeding a group of people on a cold evening.   1 white onion – roughly chopped […]