Biscuits & Slices, Recipes

Maple Quinoa Biscuits

These biscuits are based on some Honey Oat Biscuits from Itchin' Kitchen.  Based on Jess' suggestions for making them oat free I have used a mix of quinoa flakes, organic desiccated coconut & hazelnut meal or flax seed meal.  I used a mix of brown rice flour, corn starch, tapioca flour and yellow maize flour. … Continue reading Maple Quinoa Biscuits

Biscuits & Slices, Body, Recipes

GF Raspberry Coconut Slice

The original recipe was in our Day to Day Cookery Cookbook.  This was the cookbook we used for school Home Economics lessons at high school.  My mother had a copy of this cookbook so I didn't get to have a newer edition.  I remember visiting my friend (when I was in high school) one weekend… Continue reading GF Raspberry Coconut Slice

Advent & Christmas, Biscuits & Slices

Baking Up a Storm

What biscuits or baking do you associate with Christmas?  For me, growing up we always had shortbread, lemon crunch slice, melting moments & chocolate afgans.  All of these recipes were in my mothers recipe ring binder.  I think most of them came from my Grandma & I have photocopies of the recipes from my Mum. … Continue reading Baking Up a Storm

Advent & Christmas, Biscuits & Slices

Gluten Free & Dairy Free Shortbread

This is another of my go to recipes that people who aren't gluten & dairy free also enjoy eating.  My husband likes these biscuits iced but shortbread is of course usually eaten without icing.  At Christmas time I usually make Christmas tree or star shaped biscuits with this recipe.  These biscuits were on the menu… Continue reading Gluten Free & Dairy Free Shortbread

Biscuits & Slices, Lunch, Mains, Menu

Last Week’s Menu – 13 February 2017

Last week I managed to make a couple of quiche like slices for my children to try as lunch options.  I made No Green Stuff Veggie Slice which I took to my friends house for lunch with a small group of ladies.  There were a couple of slices left but my children didn't try it.  I also… Continue reading Last Week’s Menu – 13 February 2017

Biscuits & Slices, Mains, Menu

Last Week’s Menu – 6 Feb 2017

It's been a while since I've posted about what I've been cooking but thought I would start this again.  I'm not sure that I'll do it every week especially as I sometimes end up doing the same things. Anyhow here is what was on the dinner menu last week: Monday - Ham steaks & pineapple… Continue reading Last Week’s Menu – 6 Feb 2017