Category Archives: Fructan/Fructose Free

Raspberry & Elderflower Cupcakes

This is my 1st favourite from Harry Eastwood’s Red Velvet & Chocolate Heartache cookbook (p. 119).  I first made them for this year’s Biggest Morning Tea – an annual event we Lovely Library Ladies (as we call ourselves) put on … Continue reading

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Imagine … luscious vegetables with naughty chocolate icing … yum!

Imagine biting into … … a cupcake that is as light as a feather … a lusciously rich chocolate brownie … … sticky oozy lemon and lavender drizzle cake … steamed golden syrup sponge pudding … Imagine if … … … Continue reading

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Steamed Thai Style Mussels with Buckwheat Noodles

1kg mussels (cleaned and debearded) 1 tablespoon finely grated galangal or ginger 3 stalks fresh lemon grass – the inner white part – smashed and finely chopped 1-2 chillis (heat of your choice) – finely chopped 2 cloves garlic – … Continue reading

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Brunch

This year was my daughter’s first Mother’s Day – and mine as a Grandmother and Mother-in-Law of two!  A VERY exciting day!  My whole wonderful family gathered at our place for Brunch.  We met after my Son-in-Law ran in the … Continue reading

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Phở = inner warmth

I’m still suffering the final remnants of a horrible bout of Influenza Type A and its good friend Bronchitis.  Both have made themselves unwelcome in Melbourne this winter … it’s been the first real winter we’ve had for years … … Continue reading

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Onion Water & Fructose Malabsorption

As anyone who has Fructan/Fructose malabsorption knows, onions are a ‘killer’.  An onion can blow me up like a veritable balloon and send to me bed within the hour.  They are NOT my best friend!  Which is a pity, really, … Continue reading

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