Salmon en Papillote (serves 2)

Salmon en Papillote by The Fat Foodie

I sometimes go through phases of eating particular foods. I wonder if this is because my body naturally requires something nutritional in the type of food I crave? A case in point is salmon. Although I generally tend to eat beef or chicken, sometimes only a salmon fillet will suffice. Perhaps my body is lacking omega-3 fatty acids or something at the time?

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Sushi (serves 2)

Sushi by The Fat Foodie

Sushi is a great low FODMAP option for a meal because rice is naturally gluten-free and tends to be easy on the tummy at the best of times anyway. However, the only downside to buying ready-made sushi is that it tends to be really expensive. Actually, it’s ridiculously expensive when you consider how cheap the actual ingredients are that make up sushi: rice; seaweed wraps; cucumber; radishes; pickled ginger etc. Yes, they might be expensive to buy from some of the pricier supermarkets, but if you go to an Asian supermarket to buy your ingredients you’ll save a packet. I think the only ‘expensive’ component of sushi is if you make it with fish or seafood, but even they are available to buy as budget options nowadays.

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Smoked Haddock Fishcakes (serves 2-4)

Smoked Haddock Fishcakes by The Fat Foodie

I’ve fancied trying to make my own fishcakes for a while, so when my Mum gave me a pack of smoked haddock that needed to be used up I thought it’d be the perfect strong-flavoured fish to make fishcakes with. You could make these fishcakes with any type of fish you fancy though. In fact, I’ll bet salmon fishcakes would be delicious!

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Lamb Rendang (serves 6)

Lamb Rendang by The Fat Foodie

I developed this Lamb Rendang recipe because, in the spirit of spring, I treated the family to a Sunday dinner which consisted of a leg of lamb with the usual roasted vegetables etc, but I didn’t realise just how much meat was actually on it! There was loads of tender meat left over so I thought it’d be nice to use it in a slow cooked curry. One of my favourite ways to cook lamb is in a Lamb Dansac, but I wanted to make something new for a change so I went for a lamb rendang instead.

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