Updated: Roasted Salmon with Pesto & Parmesan Topping


This is an incredibly easy and tasty way of making salmon! I adapted and updated this recipe from my all time favourite British cook Delia Smith in order to make it completely LCHF friendly and I was very impressed with the outcome.

In Delia’s original recipe she uses individual salmon fillets, however I bought an entire side and decided to keep it whole. She also uses breadcrumbs (click here if you would like to see the original recipe), however I used finely chopped walnuts instead, and you know what? I think I prefer this version.  The nuts gave the dish a lovely nutty taste as well as a crunchy texture. Keep Reading

Saffron and Shrimp Risotto

I have found it really difficult to blog regularly the last few weeks and I apologise – this little thing called ‘work’ seems to be taking up most of my free time, and the rest of my free time, is occupied by day dreaming, researching, and talking about a little matter of my our ‘wedding’.

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Melanzane alla Parmigiana

‘C’ has been out of town for the last week on business, and I thought I would take this opportunity to invite some girlfriends over to my place for a girly dinner! I love girl’s night, it’s just a chance to sit and chat, drink wine and eat some good food. I have been so lucky to have met some lovely girls here in Mexico whom I have come to consider good friends and I wanted a chance to show my appreciation for them by throwing this dinner party.

I also took this opportunity of ‘C’ not being around to make Melanzane alla parmigiana – which basically is an aubergine lasagna. You see, ‘C’ is ‘apparently’ allergic to aubergine, which is why I never cook with it when he is around. I say apparently, as I am quite convinced he isn’t but rather he just doesn’t like it, and by saying he is allergic he knows I won’t bully him into eating it :) I can be quite pig headed at times…

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