Posts From Lisa Durbin

Winter

Basic Risotto

It’s September, which means that the kids are back at school where they pick up new and interesting germs to bring home to me. This week, it’s been a bad

By Meal Type

Coconut Flour Pancakes

I like wheat flour, don’t get me wrong. One of my favourite things in the world is homemade crusty bread still warm from the oven, slathered in butter. Sadly, wheat

Sides

Cinnabon Clone

Back to school, back to the bake sales (or “cake stalls” as we call them here.) I have even less time to bake since I’ve returned to the office, but I

Articles

Lisa’s Letter Home: Cooking Under Pressure

So the kids are now back in school and I’ve just started a new contract which means I’m in an office for part of the week and I have to

Red Meats

Eggplant Parmesan

So there I was, talking to a friend about this great substitute for pasta. “It’s an eggplant lasagna”, I told her, feeling quite smug about my amazingly fabulous creation. “Oh,

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Almond Flour Cheese Chips

When I’m not stuffing my face with cake (and let’s face it, ideally that would be a daily event), I try to avoid wheat and high sugar foods to help

By Ingredient

Grilled Shrimp Guacamole Salad

Our lovely Lisa is on a well deserved holiday (crossing our fingers that none of her kids come down with chicken pox this year!). So, we’re bringing back an oldie

Spices

Lisa’s Letters Home: Curry In a Hurry

One of the most quintessentially British dishes isn’t fish and chips, pie and mash, or toad in the hole – it’s a good ol’ curry. One of our son’s first foods was

Dairy

Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

Summer is here! Summer is here!! Just in time for the school holidays, thank you very much. You never know how long the sun will stick around these parts, so

Snacks & Desserts

Nutella Mug Cake

It’s no secret that I like cake. A lot. Unsurprisingly, my children also really like cake. (My husband doesn’t eat cake, but let’s not speak of him right now.) This