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...]
Coeliac Awareness Week 2016
It's that time of year again - Coeliac Awareness Week. It's an important event on the gluten-free calendar, because it's when Coeliac Australia raises awareness about coeliac disease This year's slogan is "Consider Coeliac Disease". It's aimed at doctors, urging them to consider testing for coeliac disease. But it could also be aimed at the general population; if you're suffering from … [Read more...]
Review: Back to school with décor
You may have noticed that I don't do too much product promotion on this blog. But every now and again something comes up that is irresistible. So when the folks at décor asked me if I'd like to road test some of their lunchbox gear, I could hardly say no. After all, décor is an Australian brand synonymous with lunchboxes. And this is a blog about lunchboxes. When I was at … [Read more...]
It’s a Giveaway, just in time for Christmas!
It's giveaway time! Ho, ho, ho, Merry Christmas! For the festive season, I'm feeling generous, so I'm going to give away my eCookbook to 5 lucky people! That's right. FIVE! It's filled with great lunchbox recipes, family meal ideas and special occasion treats. All recipes are gluten-free and nut-free and many can be converted to dairy-free as well. It's also … [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...]