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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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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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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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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 Pancakes

Read Time: 2 min One of our most popular recipes. Makes low-carb breakfasts a doddle.

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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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Baked Egg Custard for Carnivores

Read Time: 3 min All of the ingredients in this dish are of animal origin; No vanilla, sugar, nutmeg. Which might make you wonder what the topping is…

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Lunches

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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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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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Nutrition, Recipes

3:1 Keto Lunches

Read Time: 3 min Here are some tips for achieving a truly ketogenic diet; Super low-carb & ketone producing.

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Traditional English Dishes

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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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Evolution, Recipes

Marrow Bones

Read Time: 3 min Cheap, delicious and nutritious. Bone marrow was a key Palaeolithic food.

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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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Mediterranean Dishes

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Five Spice Squid with Roast Aubergine

Read Time: 3 min Squid tubes make a great substitute for pasta, – a real boon for a grain-free or low-carb meal

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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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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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Ray Wings with Sauteed Summer Vegetables

Read Time: 3 min A lovely fish with a delicate flavour – easy to cook and easy to eat. A light treat for summer with a medley of vegetables.

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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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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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Side 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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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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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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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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Baked lemon cheese cake

Read Time: 3 min A versatile low-carb baked cheesecake recipe with a grain-free base.

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Moist Lemon and Cardamom Sponge

Read Time: 2 min A succulent sponge, ideal for any special occasion and without a grain in sight!

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Desserts

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Anyone for Paleo Pud? (Berry nice thank you!)

Read Time: 3 min Of all the fruits we eat, berries are the closest to their wild counterparts. Here’s a great way to serve them.

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Baked lemon cheese cake

Read Time: 3 min A versatile low-carb baked cheesecake recipe with a grain-free base.

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Baked Egg Custard for Carnivores

Read Time: 3 min All of the ingredients in this dish are of animal origin; No vanilla, sugar, nutmeg. Which might make you wonder what the topping is…

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Ketogenic Diet Recipes

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Anyone for Paleo Pud? (Berry nice thank you!)

Read Time: 3 min Of all the fruits we eat, berries are the closest to their wild counterparts. Here’s a great way to serve them.

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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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Homemade Keto Coleslaw

Read Time: 4 min Simple, crunchy, keto-munchy, tasty-fragilistic.

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Snacks

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Spiced-up nuts, four ways to make your own super-snacks

Read Time: 3 min Four ideas to jazz up your nuts: Cashews with lemon and black pepper, Tamari 5-spiced mixed nuts, Curried macadamias & Balsamic pecans

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Beautiful Biltong!

Read Time: 2 min One of our foodie friends, Sally, just brought round her homemade biltong – that’s it above – and it was delicious! Her biltong is made from beef and her secret …

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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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Celebration and Party Food

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Sea-food Skewers

Read Time: 2 min A tasty starter: low carb and grain free. Great for a party or buffet.

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Nutrition, Recipes

Kombucha Brew Success!

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

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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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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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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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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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