LEON's fast vegan cookbook has been a long-time favourite of mine. I turned to it this morning when I fancied something different, but straight forward to make, for breakfast. I tweaked the recipe in keeping with the fodmap friendly diet (however, the addition of currants is optional). Delicately savoury in taste and crumbly-textured, these scones make for a satisfyingly stodgy breakfast or an equally wholesome afternoon tea, accompanied with either sweet or savoury condiments. For an unexpected but complementary pairing, try raspberry jam with cream cheese - a personal favourite.
Who said Ottolenghi's cherry and aubergine (previously-bulgar-wheat-but-now-quinoa) recipe can't be made FODMAP friendly? I adored this dish and I'm positive you will too. Oh, and, did I mention this is also vegan? Serves 4 people Prep time: 40 minutes Ingredients: 200g quinoa 600ml water 1 aubergine, chopped 4cm wide and 2cm thick 300g cherry tomatoes,… Continue reading FODMAP friendly version of Ottolenghi’s cherry tomato and aubergine quinoa
Stuck for FODMAP friendly party food ideas? Impress your guests with these fiery, hard-to-resist wings! With LEON’s original recipe in mind, I use broccoli as an equally hearty, moreish and deliciously vegan substitute to meat. They make for a perfect accompaniment to any summer party.
I'll preface this caption with a shout out to one of my closest friends who introduced me to the wonders of kale. Thank you. Eaten raw, I prepare the kale by massaging a balsamic vinegar dressing mixed with garlic infused oil and classic English mustard. Taking inspiration from Ottolenghi's legendary cookbook, Simple, I toast pumpkin seeds and flax seeds in a maple syrup and olive oil dressing that gives the kale additional crunch and texture.
Most shop-bought gluten free granola is grossly expensive. I still envy those who can eat the ordinary kind for almost half the price. But it amazes me just how simple it is to make. Get more bang for your buck and try it yourselves!