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gluten-free | grain-free | ketogenic

low-carb | low-sugar | dairy-free

Rosemary Cottage Clinic Recipes

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Osso Buco Ragù

Read Time: 5 min This traditional Italian dish includes meat with marrow bones is super delicious and dead easy. Veal and pork version included.

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Grain-Free Wholemeal Keto Rolls

Read Time: 4 min This recipe makes perfect little substitutes for wholemeal rolls, yet is gluten-free, low-carb and ketogenic.

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Quick Spare Ribs and Coleslaw

Read Time: 4 min Finger-licking ribs without the carbs. Always go down well at parties or buffets. Tips for a quick version (under an hour) included.

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My recipes are designed to help patients on restrictive diets prepare tasty and family-friendly low-carb, low-sugar, dairy-free and grain-free meals

Afifah Hamilton

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Kitchen Basics

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Almond & Hazel Bread

Read Time: 2 min This delicious grain-free, low carb bread is easy and reliable. Good for high tea with lashings of butter or lunchtime with pate or cheese.

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Keto bread

Read Time: 3 min WOW! A grain-free white loaf so you can have soldiers with your boiled egg on Easter Sunday. (Phew – Just in the nick of time!)

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Clarified Butter (Ghee)

Read Time: 3 min Ghee is a great cooking oil as unlike normal butter it does not sputter in the pan. Easy to make at home.

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Breakfast Ideas

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Keto bread

Read Time: 3 min WOW! A grain-free white loaf so you can have soldiers with your boiled egg on Easter Sunday. (Phew – Just in the nick of time!)

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10 Tips for Plant-Free and Carnivore Diets

Read Time: 5 min Lots of tasty ideas for making the most of meat, fish, dairy and eggs. Perfect for #worldcarnivoremonth, and anyone on a plant-free, low-carb or keto diet.

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Grain-free bacon and maple syrup pancakes

Read Time: 3 min Breakfast in America? Here’s my grain-free low-carb version of the famous salty-sweet pancake combo. Its basically eggs and bacon with a twist. Delicious.

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Lunches

Recipes, Reviews

Rustic Cold Smoked Salami – review ★★★★☆

Read Time: 5 min I thought I knew what salami was. I thought I’d eaten real salami. Oh how wrong I was!

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Curried Eggs

Read Time: 2 min a posh low-carb lunch or tea when you have guests over. Show them how easy and appealing this way of eating can be.

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Spiced Low Carb Fish Cakes

Read Time: < 1 min This is a very quick and flexible recipe for a posh breakfast, lunch, dinner or tea.

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Traditional English Dishes

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Pork Shoulder with Garden Vegetables

Read Time: 2 min This dish, like so many we eat here, is simplicity itself, yet the height of good eating. It shows why the English are famous for the (wrongly) maligned ‘meat and two veg’.

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Roast Leg of English Mutton

Read Time: 4 min Mutton is often thought of as being a tough, second-rate meat, but nothing should be further from the truth. When cooked long and slow it is a rich, melt-in-the-mouth meat with a superb flavour. The secret is to prepare it well and give it time to slowly reveal its wonders.

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Gluten-free Yorkshire puddings

Read Time: 2 min Can you believe your eyes? Gorgeous golden Yorkies without a grain in sight! These little babies were made with eggs and arrowroot. Here’s how…

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Mediterranean Dishes

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Osso Buco Ragù

Read Time: 5 min This traditional Italian dish includes meat with marrow bones is super delicious and dead easy. Veal and pork version included.

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Moussaka

Read Time: 2 min This traditional moussaka recipe is a classic for low-carb-high-fat diets.

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Recipes, Reviews

Rustic Cold Smoked Salami – review ★★★★☆

Read Time: 5 min I thought I knew what salami was. I thought I’d eaten real salami. Oh how wrong I was!

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Fish and Seafood Dishes

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Stuffed (Farmed) Sea Bass

Read Time: 4 min A delicious baked dish using wholesome ingredients that bring out the best in this fish.

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Two seafood products – review ★★★☆☆

Read Time: 4 min We take a look at a couple of interesting products currently on the shelves: Salmon Jerky and Seaweed Thins. Suitable for gluten-free diets these snacks look promising, but will they cut the mustard in our demanding taste tests?

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Grain-free ‘breaded’ cod with parsley sauce

Read Time: 3 min A quick, easy & presentable recipe. A good alternative to battered or breaded fish.

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Side Dishes

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Low-Carb Chips

Read Time: 2 min Several low-carb alternatives for you to try; a great accompaniment to many dishes.

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Avocado eggs!

Read Time: 2 min This dish is a revelation – eggs, cheese, avocados – what’s not to like?

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Bulb Fennel and Wensleydale Sheep’s Cheese

Read Time: 2 min Really quick and easy dish. Two ingredients only. Fool proof!

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Gluten-Free Cake Recipes

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Real mince meat pies

Read Time: 5 min The real deal. An update on the traditional 17th century minced pie, with real minced beef (!) in a chestnut and almond shortbread case.

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Coconut sponge cake

Read Time: 2 min Gluten free, even grain free, doesn’t mean you can’t bake a perfect sponge… try this one and see.

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Cinnamon coconut macaroons

Read Time: 2 min These little tea-time cakes have a lovely crumbly texture. Grain-free and low in carbs. Who wouldn’t like them?

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Desserts

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Summer Berry Jellies

Read Time: 5 min Easy to make and classy – low sugar versions of traditional English deserts, including fruit and cream jellies and blancmanges.

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Keto Bounty Bars

Read Time: 2 min Coconut filled chocolate sweet-meats that are suitable for ketogenic diets.

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Grain-free bacon and maple syrup pancakes

Read Time: 3 min Breakfast in America? Here’s my grain-free low-carb version of the famous salty-sweet pancake combo. Its basically eggs and bacon with a twist. Delicious.

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Ketogenic Diet Recipes

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What’s Better Than Strawberries & Cream?

Read Time: < 1 min ✓Low-carb ✓Gluten-free ✓Nut free ✓Ketogenic ✘Lactose-free

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Chocolate truffles

Read Time: 2 min These delicious after-dinner sweetmeats are a nutritious powerhouse, and can even fit into a ketogenic diet

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Keto Bounty Bars

Read Time: 2 min Coconut filled chocolate sweet-meats that are suitable for ketogenic diets.

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Snacks

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Two seafood products – review ★★★☆☆

Read Time: 4 min We take a look at a couple of interesting products currently on the shelves: Salmon Jerky and Seaweed Thins. Suitable for gluten-free diets these snacks look promising, but will they cut the mustard in our demanding taste tests?

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How to make your own beef jerky

Read Time: 3 min The original camp-fire and hiking food. Beef Jerky is a dried meat snack with a tangy taste and chewy texture.

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Curly kale crisps

Read Time: 2 min Kale. Yes. I know. It’s got a little halo, but it’s… well, dull. DON’T DESPAIR! This recipe actually makes it worth eating.

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Celebration and Party Food

Nutrition, Recipes

Kombucha Brew Success!

Read Time: 4 min Our first attempt at making this fermented beverage went well.

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Quick Spare Ribs and Coleslaw

Read Time: 4 min Finger-licking ribs without the carbs. Always go down well at parties or buffets. Tips for a quick version (under an hour) included.

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Keto-cheesecake tips and tricks

Read Time: 5 min Low-carb and ketogenic cheesecakes are easy and fun to make. With a few helpful pointers you can start to make up your own recipes and create something wonderful.

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Christmas Foods

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Grain-Free Christmas Pudding

Read Time: 3 min It’s the traditional pud gone paleo. Soaked fruit, almonds and honey make this rich Christmas bomb go with a bang.

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My Grain-Free Christmas Dinner

Read Time: 3 min Our traditional Christmas dinner worked exceptionally well this year, and included roast turkey with all the trimmings.

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Cold Buffet: Ideal for Complex Dietary Needs

Read Time: 4 min Here are some ideas for managing a celebration when you have guests with different dietary needs. It’s a great option for any event, summer or winter, Christmas, Birthdays or the New Year bash.

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