Category Archives: Traditional

Hollandaise

The easy way. With a blender wand. I found this recipe and the technical explanation of why it would work here: Quick Hollandaise . Keep this recipe on hand ready for when you are visited by Benedict, or someone with aspergers. … Continue reading

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Basil Pesto

I couldn’t let my lovely basil go to waste. This recipe is based on what I had in my herb pot, and makes 3/4 cup pesto. Half a cup before the cheese is added. 1 cup fresh basil leaves and … Continue reading

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Tarka Dhal

Dhal is quick and easy, and nourishing. This is my low sodium version, with no added salt. You may wish to add salt to taste. This recipe makes four serves of around 775 kJ Ingredients: • 200g red lentils • … Continue reading

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Baked Apple

One of Nanna’s treats, using fruit from the orchard in the back garden. Nanna stuffed them with raisins or currants, but I opted for dried cranberries and crystallised ginger. You could try slivers of any dried fruit you like. Hers … Continue reading

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Low Sodium Chilli Pork Chow Mein

Keeping it simple. This recipe has come so much closer to the authentic Chinese takeaway I enjoyed as a youngster in NZ than anything I’ve tried before. Another example, perhaps, of “less is more”. I found a small 220g pork … Continue reading

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Moroccan Orange Date Carrot Salad

This is a tasty sweet and spicy hot recipe that should make two serves, of about 1800 kJ each Ingredients • 2 navel oranges, peeled and segmented • 1 orange zested and juiced • 2 tsp lemon juice • 2 … Continue reading

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