Category Archives: Gluten Free

Quinoa, Adzuki Bean, Soy Bean, Veg & Corn Tacos

Thursday night dinner at our place has taken on a new persona since Thursday has become my Nannadaycare day – and the family stay for dinner.  This means dinner has to be a) simple enough for a Nanna to get … Continue reading

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Golden Syrup Steamed Pudding fends off the winter chill

Saturday + mid Winter + freezing cold + family over for lunch = steamed pud with lashings of custard and cream. On cold winter days I long for the comfort food of my childhood.  Mum used to regularly whip up … Continue reading

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Nigella’s Venetian Carrot Cake = healthy eating heaven

Wayne and I really enjoy watching cooking shows on the telly.  He particularly loves Nigella (!) and it was on an episode of Nigella’s Kitchen that she made this carrot cake … it’s quite possible that only Nigella could make … Continue reading

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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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Thai Tofu and Eggplant Jungle Curry

This recipe came out of Karen Martini’s Food section in our weekly Sunday Life magazine.  It isn’t super appetising to look at – but is utterly delicious! It says it serves 4 – but it will go further than that! … 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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