Lamb shanks with roast beetroot and cashew puree

Lamb shanks are an excellent cut for low carb high fat eating, they should be cooked long and slow so all the gelatinous fibres melt and the meat is falling off the bone. Here I roast finely sliced onions with the lamb until they are dark and caramelised, and serve with a deep pink creamy…

Roast pumpkin with tamarillos, walnut pesto and feta

Tamarillos are in season now in New Zealand, their astringent sour sweet flavour is perfect with caramelised roast pumpkin. The addition of walnuts and feta gives creaminess and crunch for a perfect vegetable dish. This dish is great on its own or we like it accompanied by lamb.Ingredients 1/2 a pumpkin, I like the dark…

Mushroom beef burgers

  These burgers have mushrooms in the minced beef mix which makes them soft and moist. The rolls are low carb and grain free. Recipe For the rolls. 100gms cream cheese. 3 eggs. 1/2 tbsp psyllium husk. 1/2 tsp baking powder. 1/2 teaspoon salt For the burgers. 500gms minced beef. 2 onions 250gms mushrooms 1…