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Tag Archives: FODMAP friendly

Fudgy Chestnut Brownies

Almond meal seems to be the most common replacement for wheat flour in gluten free cakes. It gives the bulk, structure and moisture needed to make them good to eat. … Continue reading

May 22, 2014 · 29 Comments

Mum’s simple oat squares

This slice is a blast from the past, one of the economical treats Mum used to bake for us as a  snack  after school. The flavour is reminiscent of ANZAC  … Continue reading

May 15, 2014 · 3 Comments

Mrs Beeton’s Caramel Pudding

The Cookbook Guru, hosted by Leah is exploring Mrs Beeton’s classic tome on cooking and household management during May. I inherited a 1907 copy of “Mrs Beeton’s Family Cookery” from … Continue reading

May 8, 2014 · 16 Comments

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca

After I arrived home with multiple bulging bags from the Meditteranean Wholesalers, I was startled to find that the expensive pasta the retailer has promoted as “spelt” was in fact … Continue reading

April 29, 2014 · 39 Comments

Bramble Berry Crumble Slice

The blogs I follow cover a vast range of genres. Posts about food, fashion and photography, creative writing and political satire, gardening, arts and handcrafts, social history and photography arrive … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · 19 Comments

Meyer Lemon Curd

It was necessity rather than choice that the recipes my Mum chose to make were based on economy. I have her lemon “butter” recipe and frankly, I believe it probably … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · 14 Comments

Coleslaw 1.01

Sadly, coleslaw has a bad reputation. Because it’s often soggy and tastes of nothing more than cheap commercial mayonnaise it is considered as the most pedestrian of salad choices. In … Continue reading

February 22, 2014 · 29 Comments

Lime, Coconut and Ginger Fingers

Early in the life of this blog I posted a recipe for a No Bake Lemon Slice. It’s a plain recipe from the 1960s which has stood the test of … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · 21 Comments

Tess Kiros’ Dolmades

I have rolled thousands of dolmades in my cooking career, but never before have I filled them with meat. Pickled vine leaves rolled into a cigar shape with a herb … Continue reading

January 9, 2014 · 26 Comments

Nancy’s Hazelnut Sponge

Preparing my Cookbook Guru post earlier in December I came across this recipe in my old battered blue folder. Nancy, a Calabrian co-worker in the kitchen shared her light and … Continue reading

December 27, 2013 · 15 Comments

Madame’s GF Raspberry Surprise Cupcakes

My gluten free friend loves to bake and she always has an appreciative audience. She’s impressed many important people with her raspberry cupcakes, but has always been reluctant to share … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · 19 Comments

Buckwheat Pancakes with Banana, Pecans and Maple Syrup

We’ve arrived in Broome, a tourist town on the north west coast renowned for it beautiful beaches and perfect winter climate, but mainly known as the source of the world’s … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · 11 Comments

Gluten Free Seed Bread

“The Life Changing Loaf of Bread” recipe has come to me via my daughter Leah’s blog “Sharing the Food We Love.” The original recipe came from My New Roots. It’s … Continue reading

May 31, 2013 · 8 Comments

Eggs in Tomato Curry Sauce

This dish makes a regular appearance on our weekly menu, accompanied by  Carrot and Cashew Nut Pilau,  simple steamed green vegetables and a dollop of thick natural yoghurt. The luscious … Continue reading

April 24, 2013 · 16 Comments