Category Archives: Gluten-free

Putting up with the P****’s – reality TV at it’s best!

My sister and I will often joke about our family being the subject matter for a TV show – there are all the key features – drama, strong opinions (often mine) which can result in volatile arguments, “Chinese whispers” within … Continue reading

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Can you teach an old dog new tricks? The Press Club and lemon curd in the microwave

Firstly, a massive apology for my absence – my excuse is that I (in some state of madness) decided to enrol in a couple of university courses which put everything else on the back burner for a while.  It wasn’t … Continue reading

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Old Friends and a quick and easy Saffron Fish

I have recently been reconnecting with a very old friend – we have known each other since we were young children though have not had much to do with other since then.  What I find fascinating about childhood friendships, like … Continue reading

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A little bit of Turkey, Lebanon and Persia mixed together makes…?

Someone recently asked me what sort of cuisine I cooked and I could not answer. I felt a little embarrassed as I responded saying didn’t cook cuisines per se, but rather picked flavours I liked and used them as inspiration. … Continue reading

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Pumpkin and sweet potato gnocchi in a burnt butter sage sauce (gluten-free)

I don’t like gnocchi. Yes, a bold statement to make for a foodie, but the truth is that I have only ever been impressed once (and that was in Italy where you expect it to be good). I continue to … Continue reading

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Chocolate school

As far as I’m concerned chocolate is an essential food group – in fact, I’ve can even say that someone of the medical profession has conceded that chocolate is a vegetable (I’m choosing to deliberately ignore the indulgent expression as said … Continue reading

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Turning into a Kardashian… with Armenian Nutmeg, Pistachio and Honey Cake with Rose

“We’re just like Kim Kardashian.” My flatmate blurted out, during an evening of TV viewing. (Hey! Don’t judge until you try…) I was unsure how to interpret the statement. Sure, if Ms TT was stating that my beauty was akin … Continue reading

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Gluten-free mushroom and three-cheese ravioli

I’m sure we all know one. A person who has so very many food issues (read as ‘picky eater’) that it makes it difficult to find a restaurant to eat at or, heaven forbid, have them over for dinner. Now, … Continue reading

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Plenty… so much to choose from

Things have been hectic of late and  last week I hit that point where – and I think back to my childhood and those days where my mum would make spaghetti or stroganoff when she was feeling exhausted (which incidentally … Continue reading

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Australia Day Celebrations – Vegemite macarons: take 2

Okay, so this has been a bit late in coming… so who doesn’t enjoy a public holiday, whatever the reason? It is such a luxurious feeling to sleep-in on a ‘school day’ and not have to go into the office. The 26th … Continue reading

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