Body, Cakes, Recipes

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

Menu

A Birthday Dinner Menu

Recently we celebrated my daughters birthday.  We had an extended family dinner with 16 people in attendance.  As well as the food intolerance's in our family my niece is Coeliac.  All of the menu was gluten free apart from the lollies.  I was too busy organising and enjoying the company so we only have photos… Continue reading A Birthday Dinner Menu

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

Menu, Party

Pirate & Fairy 18th – Food

My daughter recently turned 18.  She decided to have a Pirate & Fairy kids themed birthday party complete with party games.  We held it during the day and about 20 of her friends came.  I think partly because both her brother & father both have multiple food intolerances she wanted to cater for everyone's dietary needs.… Continue reading Pirate & Fairy 18th – Food

Biscuits & Slices, Breakfast, Muffins, Recipes

What I’ve made this week

Finally got my cooking mojo on again and made a few things this week. My husband has been reacting to something and getting spots again.  We think it might be one of the gluten free flours that I'm using (probably hidden sulphites).  So I tried these Chocolate Cupcakes from Healthy Chef.  These cupcakes are grain free.… Continue reading What I’ve made this week

Cakes, Recipes

GF, DF, Egg Free Chocolate Cake

As promised here is the first recipe from the birthday dinner menu.  I thought I would start with the cake as this is a very important component of any birthday dinner.  This recipe has been adapted from a chocolate cake recipe in a kids cook book.  It was already dairy free and egg free so… Continue reading GF, DF, Egg Free Chocolate Cake