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Creamy Low-Carb Cauliflower-Cheese Soup with Lemon Butter & Bacon

A quick yet deep-flavoured soup with a whisper of nutmeg, a luxurious topping of crisped bacon and swirls of lemony butter. This is a new low-carb version of my 2009 recipe for Cauliflower-Cheese Soup: because I’ve given up on carbs it contains not a speck of flour, not a cube of potato, nor any similar starchy thickening agent.  This is gluten-free, diabetic-friendly, and …

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Low-carb veggies: Marinated Mushrooms, Beans & Feta

This blimmin’ low-carb regime, as espoused by the man whose name is on everyone’s lips in South Africa right now, Professor Tim Noakes, has recently presented some severe catering challenges. It’s annoying enough to have to cook a rib-sticker of a meal for my family of five every night, but to have to make one that excludes potatoes, pasta, bread, pulses …

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Warm Marinated Olives with Lime, Thyme and Chilli

Fresh limes and olives are unlikely bedfellows, I know, but I was fresh out of lemons when I made this yesterday, so slices of lime it had to be. And, my goodness, the lime tasted good! (Although there’s no startling difference in the final taste, a green and perky note of lime adds special zip to the olive-oil marinade.)  I …

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