Beat the clock and beat the carbs
At first glance, the cover photograph of Toronto blogger Valerie Azinge’s 30-Minute Low-carb Dinners (Page Street Publishing/ Canadian Manda Group, $32.95) looks as if lamb chops are sitting on a bed of mashed potatoes.
Not so fast — since this is a book of low-carbohydrate recipes, potatoes, pasta, rice, bread and sweet foods are taboo. The pictured purée is curry-flavoured cauliflower — one of dozens of flavourful, fast and uncomplicated ideas from Azinge.
Her pepper steak has a sauce made with Grand Marnier, her pork loin is cooked with peaches, chicken burgers contain Cajun seasoning and the kale frittata is enriched with aged cheddar cheese.
Azinge blogs at mydigitalkitchen.ca. email@example.com