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Category Archives: Dairy Free

Spiced Millet Salad

 Millet, a grass cereal, formed the bulk of the bird seed mix I fed my pet budgie when I was a kid. I never thought then it could be people … Continue reading

September 29, 2015 · 21 Comments

Chicken Salad with Fragrant Herbs and Hoi Sin Dressing

I’ve moved two thousand kilometres to the north and the stacks of unpacked removalist boxes tell me I need more cupboard space. I don’t have a well organized high tech … Continue reading

September 24, 2015 · 27 Comments

Cucumber, Peanut and Coconut Salad

Pungent mustard seed oil is little appreciated in Australia except by our large community of Indian expats, but even they may not be aware Australia has it’s own high quality … Continue reading

September 17, 2015 · 29 Comments

Ossi Du Mordere

My daily life is in disarray! There seems to be a never ending procession of prospective property managers and furniture removalists parading through our soon to be vacated home. Once … Continue reading

July 23, 2015 · 40 Comments

Curried Carrot and Cashew Nut Fritters

I’ve been helping out with the Stephanie Alexander’s Kitchen Garden Scheme at my grand daughter’s school, helping the Grade 3 & 4 kids as they cook vegetable based recipes using … Continue reading

July 16, 2015 · 17 Comments

Pumpkin Scones: Gluten Free and Delicious

It’s school holidays again and I’ve been wracking my brain for simple baking ideas to help keep my granddaughters entertained in the kitchen. The difficult part is that the youngest … Continue reading

July 9, 2015 · 17 Comments

Chestnut ‘n’ Walnut Meringues

Alice Medrich’s award winning Flavor Flours has been on my bookshelf since January. It makes inspiring reading if you’re avoiding wheat in your diet. Dedicated to baked goods, not one … Continue reading

June 18, 2015 · 20 Comments

Miso Roasted Cauliflower

Meat and three veg was the norm for dinner when I was a kid, meat cooked well done and vegetables boiled for half an hour. Potatoes and carrots could withstand … Continue reading

June 16, 2015 · 34 Comments

Margaret Fulton’s Excellent Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate mousse had it’s moment of glory in the 1970s.  My preference was always for a small pot of dark dense intense mousse made with bittersweet chocolate, more closely related … Continue reading

June 4, 2015 · 57 Comments

Lime Cordial for the cocktail hour

Rational thought flies out the window when the seasonal price of limes plummets. I can’t resist the bulging green net bags priced under $4 per kilo. My behaviour is irrational. … Continue reading

May 12, 2015 · 23 Comments

Duck Breast Poached in Red Master Stock

I like to eat duck much more than I like to prepare it. It’s not lack of experience, I just don’t feel confident cooking duck, because in the past my … Continue reading

April 9, 2015 · 16 Comments

Crushed Spiced Carrot Salad

Last month while I was travelling, contributors to the Cookbook Guru were busy cooking and posting from Paua Wolfert’s The Food of Morocco.” I confess, at the time, I was … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · 23 Comments

Cajun Spiced Roasted Vegetable Salad

news flash, news, flash, news flash, news flash, news flash, news flash, news, flash, news flash, news  I ENTERED THIS RECIPE IN THE RECIPE WRITING COMPETITION AT EAT DRINK BLOG, … Continue reading

March 31, 2015 · 37 Comments

Gelato Messina’s Chocolate Sorbet

I am not intending this post to be a book review nor am I attempting to teach ice cream making chemistry but it’s impossible to write a post about this … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · 18 Comments