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Coleslaw with an asian twist

Coleslaw with an asian twist

Coleslaw used to be one of my favourite salads. Childhood days in my Mum’s late 1970s kitchen, when Margaret Fulton ruled (she still does occasionally), and when a “salad” was always lettuce, tomato and cucumber with french dressing. There were only two other variations – Potato salad (with bacon chips […]

February 20, 2013 ×

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Kiddies Corn Fritters

Kiddies Corn Fritters

These have always a staple in our family. I think they started off as a breakfast item, but now they are one of the most frequently requested dinner veggies, and I always save some for the lunchbox the next day. Considering we have switched to being gluten and dairy free, […]

September 24, 2012 ×

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Pomegranate and Quinoa salad

Pomegranate and Quinoa salad

I’ve just discovered that you can cook quinoa in a rice cooker. This means no more sticky-together or crunchy bits, no more burned quinoa stuck to the bottom of the pan, and no more constant checking. Just plop in 2 cups of quinoa to 4 cups of water, turn it […]

September 23, 2012 ×

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Provincial Lavender and Honey Cake

Provincial Lavender and Honey Cake

This is a honey and lavender bundt I prepared for my children. They are dairy and gluten intolerant, so I have made accordingly – it would possibly taste better with softened butter to replace the oil, cows’ milk, and a light country wheat flour to replace my gluten free mix. […]

August 11, 2012 ×

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Cherry Frangipane

Cherry Frangipane

A trip to a provincial market is always inspiring, but the recent one I took to Tarascon, in the Bouche du Rhone departement was an eyeful of the grandest degree. I came home with a bundle of goodies, not the least, but the cheapest, being a half kilo of deep […]

July 17, 2012 ×

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Gluten free, Dairy Free Oreos

Gluten free, Dairy Free Oreos

Did you know that standard Oreos are dairy free? That means the basic recipe is very easy to adjust to also make it gluten free. My kids discovered Oreos during a minor lapse of dietry judgement on holidays, and to stop the tears at the emd of the trip, I […]

July 4, 2012 ×

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Poached Pears

Poached Pears

I usually avoid fruit desserts. They are naughty things pretending to be healthy. I’d much rather eat something healthy pretending to be naughty. Hence the drunken pears. They feel so naughty as you glug in the red wine, but we all know what happens to alcohol when you cook it […]

July 1, 2012 ×

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Dairy-free Carbonara

Dairy-free Carbonara

Did you know that traditional carbonara recipes often don’t contain cream? It’s amazing, isn’t it, that you can get a creamy sauce without actually using cream. Think about mayonnaise. It also doesn’t contain any dairy (if you make it yourself – who knows what they put in the jar). Egg […]

June 26, 2012 ×

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Let them eat cake – gluten free eggy bread

Let them eat cake – gluten free eggy bread

The greatest things missed by kids when attempting a gluten free and casein free diet are bread and cheese. I’ll get to cheese in another post, but today I’m tackling the daily staple.  There are ways of making gluten free bread. I have tried tackling it myself, and I have […]

June 24, 2012 ×