The Low Fodmap Gourmet

Gourmet Recipes for people who need to follow the Low Fodmap Diet and are also Lactose and Gluten Intolerant!

Basil and Macadamia Pesto for a low fodmap diet.

Basil is one of my favourite herbs and its smell is most delicious.  Basil aids digestion as well as adding fragrance and flavour to a dish. Basil is almost exclusively … Continue reading

September 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Roast vegetable dip with antipasto: Suitable for diabetic, low fodmap, gluten and lactose free diets.

Roasted carrot, parsnip, basil and parsley dip with olives, cucumber and pickled chillies. Today I pulled up the last of the parsnips and a few carrots from the garden in between light … Continue reading

August 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Low Fodmap: Cooking tips

There was a certain something, texture, thickening and binding of flavours that I missed once I no longer started a recipe with sautéing onion and garlic.  At first I thought … Continue reading

August 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Winter Harvest: Oca

Today was one of those rare winter days, the sky a beautiful clear blue, the sun bright and warm, only a light breeze coming in across the bay and there … Continue reading

August 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Tomato

Sadly this photo is the last of my fresh tomato harvest for this season, I suppose, given that it is well into winter I am lucky to still have a … Continue reading

July 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Spinach: one of natures vitamin pills.

The winter garden is sparse after a bountiful summer and autumn harvest, spinach and silver beet or swiss chard as it is often known, are an abundant source of winter … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mussels: a tasty Kilpatrick style dish for the FODMAP diet

I am fortunate by design to live on an island where fresh seafood is abundant and safe to harvest, a short walk through the paddock to the beach takes me … Continue reading

July 7, 2013 · 5 Comments

Ginger and the Culinary Arts

Ginger is rich in vitamins and minerals, it contains a large proportion of  the digestive enzyme Zingibain and has a plethora of therapeutic and culinary uses. Ginger aids the digestion … Continue reading

July 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Using Saffron ‘the most expensive of spices’

Saffron was once worth more than gold and is still the most expensive spice, I use saffron in quite a few of my recipes, so I thought I would write a … Continue reading

July 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

Garlic in the Fodmap Diet

Flavoured Oils have been around for millennia. Cooks have been preparing flavoured oils for centuries in many countries including Italy and Greece. The ancient Egyptians used oils infused with spices and … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Gourmet Cooking for the Fodmap Diet

Food is essential to life and one must eat to nurture the body and the mind. Food at it’s best should appeal to the senses of taste, scent and sight. … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · 2 Comments