vanilla cupcakes with icing and sprinkles
Body, Cakes, Recipes

Vanilla Cupcake Day

Today is Vanilla Cupcake Day.   When I was little cupcakes used to be called Patty Cakes here in Australia, as you baked them in patty pans.  I just pulled a a box of the papers out of my pantry & they called them 'cupcake patty pan set'.   Anyhow I thought I'd share a few… Continue reading Vanilla Cupcake Day

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Special Dietary Requirements at Events

I've been to 3 events in the last 6 weeks or so.  Two were events of about 300-350 people where we were fed morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.  At one of these events we even got dinner on 2 of the nights.  The other event was a training event with about 20 people. At… Continue reading Special Dietary Requirements at Events

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What My Husband Eats – Then & Now

When my husband was first diagnosed with his food intolerances he was struggling to know what to eat.  He usually had wheat in some form or other for breakfast, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.  There was also a lot of dairy which is one of his intolerances but to a lesser degree.  Sulphites… Continue reading What My Husband Eats – Then & Now

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Gluten and Dairy Free Cupcakes

Apparently the 18th of October is Chocolate Cupcake Day. When I first started cooking gluten free I found that chocolate or cocoa helped hide the gluten free taste.  Hence I made a lot of chocolate slice and chocolate brownies.   I also found that it was very easy to sub your milk of choice (eg.,… Continue reading Gluten and Dairy Free Cupcakes

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5 Blogs for Recipes that we can use

I've been making dairy free & soy free recipes for about 8 years now, since my son was first diagnosed with his food intolerances.  And then we added gluten free & sulphite free recipes to that about 2 years later, when my husband was tested.  So I have had lots of time to find sources… Continue reading 5 Blogs for Recipes that we can use

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Gluten free and Dairy Free Lasagna

Lasagna was one of my favourite childhood dinners.  For my birthday dinner, whilst growing up, I would either choose lasagna or corned beef.  I used to make this dish quite regularly as an adult until my son and husband both discovered their food intolerances. I had worked out a dairy free white sauce but it… Continue reading Gluten free and Dairy Free Lasagna