TFRK – cranberry sauce

One of my favourite things about Christmas food is cranberry sauce. I love the full, tart, rich, slightly bitter and fruity flavour of it and I’ve never been able to understand why people buy it premade because it’s so easy to make at home and so much nicer than the shop bought stuff. I also…

PCOS friendly granola

We’ve talked a lot about diet and the things to cut out and so on but that can make breakfasts really difficult. Buying gluten free cereals is expensive and often they’re loaded with sugar to make up for other flavours that are lacking. Add the lack of dairy to that and the excessive prices of…

TFRK – Homemade stock

When I first started out on my culinary adventures, I never used to make stock. For some reason I had it in my head that it was really difficult to do. The truth is that it’s ridiculously simple, it’s just time consuming. The ease of purchase of many really good store-produced products kind of makes…

TFRK – Stuffed tomatoes

Tales from Rivvy’s kitchen – stuffed tomatoes. If you’ve been reading TFRK for a while, you’ll know how much I love my stuffed peppers. I eat them a lot and I had a range of delicious filling options for them. Sadly, since I went gluten free I’ve really struggled, since cous cous is now no…

TFRK – Turkey and courgette burgers

Tales from Rivvy’s kitchen – a recipe for turkey and courgette burgers Summer has finally arrived here at Rivivaire (Clarivivo?) Towers and as the temperature is rising, our diets are changing significantly. Gone are the hearty stews and soups of the winter and in their place we’re eating a lot of grilled meats and salads.…