Date Night – Mexican Soup, Angry Pork and Lamb Shank

A friend of mine recently gave me a nice cut of bacon. Upon first seeing the piece of meat I thought it was a duck breast. The idea of duck got stuck in my mind and I decided to convert an Angry Duck recipe into  “Angry Pork”.  This will then be a starter for date night  where the two other dishes are Mexican Soup and Lamb Shank with oven roasted veg.

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Sunflower and linseed microwave low carb bread

Bread is probably one of the foods that banters miss most about their new lifestyle. There are loads of recipes for low carb bread, but most have almond flour as an ingredient which is just so expensive.  This recipe replaces the almond flour with a flour made by grinding sunflower seeds and linseeds – great taste at a fraction of the cost.  An additional benefit is that these seeds are super healthy,   You can also add ground pumpkin or sesame seeds to the mix. Continue reading Sunflower and linseed microwave low carb bread

Italian Menu – Prawns with Pancetta, Veal Scaloppine with Marsala and Panna Cotta with a Raspberry Sphere

Feeling like Italian food and experimenting with my molecular
gastronomy kit on date night I decided to make a very simple Italian menu with some Heston Blumenthal wonders thrown in for the wow factor. Continue reading Italian Menu – Prawns with Pancetta, Veal Scaloppine with Marsala and Panna Cotta with a Raspberry Sphere