Lunch, Mains, Menu, Recipes

Chicken Month (including a recipe)

Apparently it's Chicken Month in September, among other things.  We usually eat a meal with chicken in it once or twice a week.  This week we've had Chicken Pot Pies and then used the same chicken mixture to make Chicken Pasties. Other chicken dishes that my family enjoys include Grain Free Chicken Schnitzels with an almond… Continue reading Chicken Month (including a recipe)

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

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

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