Spicy clams

I really had a desire for clams today. When I went to the fish market, they had no big mussels, so I bought clams instead. But this recipe, you can just as easily do with mussels. I wanted to make something different today with much more “interesting” flavor than the regular recipe with cream and…

Semi dried tomatoes

This is a side dish that I´m totally obsessed about! It is so delicious and easy to make, takes care of itself in the oven. I use it in salads, for breakfast and mixes with my fermented cabbage. I also use as decoration on other dishes. Yes, I´m sure you can find more usage, please…

Bacon wrapped Monk fish

I love to go to the fish market here in Vila Real de Santo António. I always go without knowing what to buy, I always go for the daily inspiration. Today I chose monkfish, has really firm texture, both fried and grilled with ease and it holds together nicely. Bacon wrapped monkfish. 2 Pers. 2…

Teriyaki chicken

I love chicken in all ways. I prefer chicken thighs because of the texture of the meat. There are many ways of preparing Teriyaki chicken but this is a very easy way and taste lovely. Ingredients: 1 1/2 lbs Chicken thighs with the skin on Celtic Sea salt Toasted sesam seeds Spring onions 1 Tbs…

Bread Buns

It is very rare that I eat bread at all. I’m totally gluten-free, but I’m also naturally gluten-free. What do I mean by that?? Well I do not buy gluten-free products. I eat the Paleo diet and there are no flour or grains in that lifestyle. Gluten-free products are usually prepared with corn or rice…

Spanish Gazpacho

I love Gazpacho when it’s really hot summer days! Right now we have +35 degrees in Portugal so a gazpacho really cools down. We lived in Spain for some year’s years in the 80’s and there I had a friend from Andalusia who taught me to make authentic gazpacho, so I’ve learned from the best…

Frittata

Many people often ask me what I eat for breakfast since I don´t eat gluten. My answer is always, everything else :). This lovely frittata for example is one thing you can serve together with bacon, ham and avocado. You can save it for a couple of days in the refrigerator and if you are…

Dorado on the grill

Since I live in the Algarve, Portugal it is a pleasure to go to the fish market and see what they have to offer for the day. Today I chose Dorado is a fish that is unbelievably good on the barbeque. In the market they clean the fish and opened it up so that it…

Taco pie

Taco pie. Piecrust 0,75 cups gluten free Oatmeal flour 1/2 cup almond flour 3 tbs. cornstarch 4 tbs. melted coconut oil without flavor 4 tbs. Ice cold water ½ tsp. salt Preheat oven to 175 degrees. Mix the flours and salt in a bowl. Add the coconut fat and water and work it into dough….

Breaded Cod filé

A lovely cod fillet always tastes good, extra good is it if you chop nuts and dip it in before you fry it golden in butter. The nuts gives it such a lovely nutty flavor. Serve with homemade mayonnaise and a vegetable of your choice. I like broccoli serves well with fish, and quick to fix. Recipe…

Zucchini pasta with Shrimp

I love this dish, because of the flavours that combines so well together and it is very easy to make. In less than 20 minutes it is ready. The recipe is for 2 people 2 medium zucchini 5 garlic cloves, thinly cut 1 fresh chili pepper chopped 1 handful fresh coriander 500 gr Fresh shrimp…