gluten free, dairy free, grain free, sugar free paleo diet recipes

Side Dishes

Sweet Potato Mash

Sweet Potato Mash

Sweet potatoes are firm, starchy tubers, which become sweet and gooey when cooked. This is because starch is a polysaccharide, which means that it is made up of lots of  sugar molecules bound together in a chain. Heating breaks the bonds between the molecules, and […]

Dairy-free Creamy Celeriac & Parsnip Mash

Dairy-free Creamy Celeriac & Parsnip Mash

The silky smooth texture and pleasing blandness of mashed potato offers an unobtrusive backdrop for bolder flavours, making it the favourite accompaniment to rich stews and fatty meats like pork sausages. If you want to cut out or reduce white potatoes from your diet, celeriac makes […]

Braised Red Cabbage with Apple & Spices

Braised Red Cabbage with Apple & Spices

Braised Red Cabbage is a winter dish that is traditionally served with rich, fatty meats like duck, goose or pork. This is because the interplay of sweet and sour flavours cuts through the fattiness, making it a particularly good accompaniment. The basic dish comprises of shredded […]

Parsnip Crisps

Parsnip Crisps

These crisps make a great standalone snack, but I like to serve them with soup as an alternative to bread. The first trick to a crisp texture is to make sure you don’t overcrowd the roasting tray, as this causes the parsnip ribbons to steam rather […]

Provencal Ratatouille

Provencal Ratatouille

Ratatouille is a rustic vegetable dish from Provence. A mix of Mediterranean vegetables are slowly cooked in olive oil that is seasoned with garlic and woody herbs. The secret is to marry the individual vegetable elements into a single, flavoursome dish, without overcooking into an […]

Sauerkraut

Sauerkraut

Sauerkraut is a sour condiment made from white cabbage that has been preserved by being pickled in its own brine. The sour taste means that it pairs particularly well with fatty meats like pork sausages. It is an example of a process called lacto-fermentation. Just […]