I don't know about your kids, but mine have always protested loudly at being served curries. I've long considered it an inconvenience. I love Indian curries. They're just fantastic at home, in a restaurant, or for a sneaky takeaway meal. And because they're so often gluten-free, they would be the perfect solution to the challenges of eating out. You know, after giving the wait staff the third … [Read more...]
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Gluten-free chickpea flatbread
I'm excited! For some time now I've thought it such a shame that gluten-free wraps taste so ordinary and that a good, flexible gluten-free pita bread is hard to find. I love Greek food, so it would be great to serve up a souvlaki or a mezze plate and have a great gluten-free flatbread as an accompaniment. I think I've found it. Some time ago, I came across the recipe for this chickpea flatbread … [Read more...]
Which gluten-free flour?
Developments in gluten-free food means that there are now plenty of gluten-free flour options. But how do you decide what will work best? Have you ever noticed all the gluten-free flours that are out there? There are just so many of them, it's hard to know where to start. I wrote about gluten-free flours in the introductory pages of my eCookbook and I've reproduced an amended version … [Read more...]
Egg-free Meringues. That’s right!
No need to adjust your screen. You read that correctly. EGG-FREE MERINGUES! "How is that possible?" I hear you ask. Well, it goes a little something like this. A few months ago, I noticed a bit of hype on the airwaves about the magic of chickpea brine and how it behaved like eggs in baked goods. You know chickpea brine. It's the liquid you get in a can of chickpeas. It's a cheap, … [Read more...]
Gluten-free Hummus Damper Bites
Well, this recipe has had me stumped for quite some time. I originally imagined it as some lovely damper mini-loaves made with crushed chickpeas, tahini and garlic salt. They were going to be just fantastic ... except that they didn't actually work. So I tinkered for a while, but got sick of the stockpile of crumbling mini-loaves so I gave it away. But it has niggled at me, because the idea … [Read more...]