Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Wild Mushroom and Garlic Pasta

Super easy dish when your short on time.   

6 cups of assorted mushrooms
2 tablespoons of butter
12 cloves of garlic
4 more tablespoons of butter plus 2 tablespoons of olive oil
2 teaspoons dried basil
gluten-free spaghetti 

Top with Parmesan cheese and enjoy!  

Monday, 16 February 2015

Stuffed Pork Loin

Oh my goodness, this is one de-lish dish!  

To make the stuffing cook one diced onion with about a tablespoon of olive oil. When the onions begin to soften, add about 10 ounces of homemade Portuguese chorizo. Brown chorizo and remove from heat and let it cool.  Add cheese and parsley.  

Remove fat from a pork loin and slice open so that it can be stuffed and rolled jelly-roll style.  Layer the stuffing and roll tying with butcher's string.  

Mix olive oil, salt, parsley, paprika and chilli powder and rub the pork loin.  

Roast in a 350° F oven until the internal temperature reaches 150° F.  Enjoy!  Left-overs are delicious when thinly sliced for sandwiches.  

Friday, 6 February 2015

Lemon and Veal Meatballs

It is not the veal that is the star of this dish, it is the lemons.  

Juice of 4 lemons
Zest from 5 lemons
1 cup of gluten free bread crumbs, soaked in lemon juice
3 lbs of ground veal
Gluten-free Montreal Chicken spice 
Gluten-free Garlic spread seasoning
Sea Salt
Freshly cracked black pepper

I made a few meatballs to have with some gluten-free pasta.  

And the rest were made into mini-meatballs that went into the freezer to be used for soup at a later date. 

Happy Eats!  

Wednesday, 4 February 2015

Portuguese Cod Fish Dish

This is another favourite dish around here--a traditional Portuguese and gluten-free dish! Cod fish, potatoes and other goodness...

Layer par-boiled sliced potatoes, thinly sliced onions, thinly sliced roma tomatoes, cod fish and hot pepper paste oil (homemade pepper paste, garlic and seasonings). Repeat and Bake in a 350˚F oven.  

If you are not lucky enough to be born into a Portuguese family or have Portuguese friends willing to share their own homemade pepper paste, you can find this essential ingredient at your local Portuguese market.  

Happy Eating!  

Monday, 2 February 2015

Light Lunch

Salad Niciose is a favourite light meal around here and it is gluten free.

Boiled eggs
Cherry tomatoes
Boiled potatoes
Green beans
Canned tuna
Sun dried olives


Lemon juice
Olive oil
Dijon mustard
Sea Salt
Freshly cracked black pepper

Happy Eating!