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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

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Kitchen Basics

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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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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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Breakfast Ideas

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Lamb shanks with celeriac mash

Read Time: 3 min One of the best cuts of lamb. A dramatic, succulent centrepiece for an English roast dinner.

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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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Home-grown ratatouille

Read Time: 3 min Whether you grow your own ingredients or not (we did), this is a must-try summer dish: a vibrant, garlicky stew of mediterranean vegetables dripping with extra virgin olive oil.

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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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Poached Wild Alaskan Salmon with Wild Mushrooms

Read Time: 2 min Keta salmon cooked in a clever low-carb lemon sauce, which I often use with fish dishes, and a wild mushroom vegetable accompaniment.

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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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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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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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Avocado eggs!

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

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Gluten-Free Cake Recipes

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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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Baked lemon cheese cake

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

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Desserts

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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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Baked lemon cheese cake

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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Gluten-Free Baked Scotch Eggs

Read Time: 3 min Make your own gluten-free version of this traditional English treat. Perfect for lunches, picnics and parties.

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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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Christmas Foods

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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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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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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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