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Category Archives: Lactose Free

Indian Vegie Feast #6 – spicy pumpkin, coconut and curry leaf

Delicious memories of India and pumpkin curries enriched with the sweet flavour of coconut inspired this recipe. During an afternoon of hands-on cooking at a charming little holiday village surrounded … Continue reading

March 23, 2017 · 10 Comments

Indian Vegie Feast #2 – Dry Potato Curry

Potatoes and breakfast are inextricably intertwined in my food memories of India. A potato stuffed paratha or masala dosa was my first choice for breakfast each day of my travels. … Continue reading

March 9, 2017 · 28 Comments

Indian Vegie Feast #1 – corn in spiced coconut milk

India is one of my favourite travel destinations. The reasons why I love India would make a list as long as long as your arm, but the big picture is … Continue reading

March 7, 2017 · 22 Comments

Salmon Croquettes

In my household of only two people there are often leftovers. I’m not very adept at controlling the quantities for just two portions, four seems my natural position, but then … Continue reading

January 5, 2017 · 27 Comments

Luscious Strawberry Sorbet

The heat is on, so it’s time so dust off the ice cream churn. I’ve had spectacular success making gelato and sorbet recipes from Nick Palumbo’s recipe book “Gelato Messina” … Continue reading

December 22, 2016 · 11 Comments

Dongpo Pork

You may recall me mentioning Chinese regional cookbook author Fuchsia Dunlop earlier this month. Tuned into my local intelligent radio station while attending to boring domestic chores, I dropped everything … Continue reading

October 27, 2016 · 29 Comments

Okinomiyaki -Japanese Vegetable Pancake

We’ve had a few phases of vegetarian eating in our lives, the first driven by economy, the second by a daughter with ethical concerns and then the third by a … Continue reading

October 20, 2016 · 28 Comments

Baked Stuffed Calamari

I’ve been following “From The Bartolini Kitchen” blog for more than four years. John’s blog and now book of the same name is a record of recipes that pay homage … Continue reading

October 5, 2016 · 53 Comments

Asian style Coleslaw

It’s 12 months since we relocated to Brisbane. I had grand plans for my balcony garden then, declaring that I’d only grow edibles. Reality hit home when the tomatoes failed … Continue reading

September 22, 2016 · 26 Comments

Wine Braised Pork Shoulder

Buying an indulgent ingredient to use just a small amount in a single recipe may seem indulgent, but I justified the expense knowing I’d be motivated to start experimenting with … Continue reading

August 11, 2016 · 23 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

Laksa Lemak – coconut curry soup

I’ve harboured deep Laksa love for more than twenty years. A small and unassuming Malaysian cafe in suburban Melbourne is responsible. Laksa Lemak from the Penang Coffee House was our … Continue reading

July 14, 2016 · 32 Comments

Spanish Olive Oil and Fennel Wafers

Spanish sugar coated olive oil and fennel wafer biscuits have no local equivalent in flavour or texture. When I lived in Melbourne I could buy imported Ines Rosales brand Tortas … Continue reading

June 23, 2016 · 40 Comments

Spicy Tomato Relish

  Spicy Tomato Relish – low Fodmap Onion, garlic, apples and dried fruit are common ingredients in fruit based homemade chutneys of the style our mothers and grandmothers made when … Continue reading

February 25, 2016 · 37 Comments