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

Body, Menu

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

Body, Menu, Recipes

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

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

Cakes, Desserts, Mains, Menu, Party, Recipes

Birthday Dinner catering for food intolerances

It was my son's birthday this week.  We were away and came home on his birthday.  I made a magic bean cake upon coming home which we had after dinner that night.  (I'm sure my family still does not know what's in it!)  The next night we had a birthday dinner with the extended family.  … Continue reading Birthday Dinner catering for food intolerances

Desserts, Recipes

Christmas Traditions and a recipe

We have many Christmas traditions that take place in our house.  Some of these include putting up the tree as a family on 1 December, reading an advent story together each night of advent and having a birthday cake for Jesus for breakfast on Christmas Day.  One of my favourite traditions that we have always… Continue reading Christmas Traditions and a recipe