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Category Archives: Gluten free baking

Hazelnut Buckwheat Blueberry Cake

I’ve been making birthday cakes for my kids for more than four decades. When they were little they’d spend months prior to their birth date poring over the Women’s Weekly … Continue reading

November 23, 2017 · 30 Comments

Fudgy Brownies with Blueberries

In an unusual twist for me, I’ve been craving chocolate cake. My diet’s been all about vegetables for the passed few months, an effort to shed the build up of … Continue reading

October 19, 2017 · 37 Comments

Seeded Cardamom Macaroons

  I always have a stash of egg whites in the freezer, leftovers from making yolk enriched recipes like ice cream.  I’m slack about labelling and inconsistent about the egg … Continue reading

September 21, 2017 · 24 Comments

Banana pineapple and ginger cake

In my working life I was a cook for a catering company. The kitchen staff cooked breakfast and lunch for our little shop front cafe, but the majority of our … Continue reading

August 17, 2017 · 21 Comments

Buckwheat Banana Cake with Pecans and Maple

The bananas grown locally in Queensland are amazingly good, particularly if you can buy them from a grower who harvests at a stage of ripeness that mean they don’t need … Continue reading

June 8, 2017 · 23 Comments

Ginger Tomato Cake

The very first piece of food trivia I ever learned was that tomatoes are fruit, but why do we limit ourselves to eating tomatoes as savoury food? While I was … Continue reading

April 13, 2017 · 34 Comments

Gluten free choc chip, cherry and almond cookies

  Christmas is a time for giving and small homemade gifts are always well received. This year I thought I’d make my friends a chocolate treat. Chocolate is perilous in … Continue reading

December 8, 2016 · 19 Comments

Lemon and Rosemary Syrup Cake

Yesterday was one of those days, the sort of day when the safest way to avoid disaster is to shut yourself away and do nothing. I should have heeded the … Continue reading

September 29, 2016 · 27 Comments

Nut ‘N’ Spice Macaroons

Surplus egg whites can be a curse, but they can be a blessing too. Most of the time I have little plastic tubs of egg whites in my freezer. Mainly … Continue reading

July 28, 2016 · 25 Comments

Apple Streusel Cake – Gluten Free

I’ve already told you lots of stories about my Love’s love of apples cooked into pudding, pies and cakes. Last year we even went to the extreme of taste testing different … Continue reading

July 7, 2016 · 22 Comments

GF Pumpkin, Parmesan and Parsley Muffins

At long last, the humidity has dropped and so have the temperatures. I’d hardly call it cold, but this is what the locals call winter in Brisbane, overnight temperatures around … Continue reading

June 28, 2016 · 30 Comments

Unbaked Nutty Chocolate Ginger Bites

  I don’t really have a sweet tooth, but wouldn’t you know it, I have a craving for something sweet and no oven for baking. I was so busy making … Continue reading

April 28, 2016 · 18 Comments

Buckwheat Blini

  “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” says Shakespeare, but does a pikelet taste better if it’s called a blini? I’ve been researching, trying to establish … Continue reading

March 30, 2016 · 9 Comments

Flourless Chocolate Brownie with Raspberries

Am I alone in harbouring random vivid food memories beginning from early childhood? I have a vast databank of delicious tastes connected to particular places stored deep within. Today I … Continue reading

March 3, 2016 · 24 Comments