Category Archives: baking

Everyone’s favourite (gluten-free) chocolate cake

I’ve been eating this cake for as long as I can remember. There were no gluten-free flour mixes available when I was a child and this was one of the few recipes which worked well with brown rice flour. It … Continue reading

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Gluten-free carrot cake

It’s fairly well known among my friends, I think, that I bake as therapy. You could almost say that my motto is: when all else fails, bake a cake. I never pass up an opportunity to pull something together, and … Continue reading

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Gluten-free chocolate slice

Let me start by explaining this retro baking effort was inspired by Retro Mummy. When I read her post, ‘old school chocolate slice‘, I got the baking equivalent of a musical earworm. I had every ingredient in the cupboard. I … Continue reading

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Rub a Dub Dub’s Carrot, Walnut and Orange Cake

I’ve written before about my efforts to feed our little family wholesome, healthy food. When I saw my friend Zoe had posted an interpretation of Happyolk’s Beet, Seed and Blood Orange Cake on her blog, Rub a Dub Dub, I … Continue reading

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The fate of a sad banana

Bananas are pretty popular in our house but occasionally one slips through the net and ends up awfully sad. This poor sod and its friend were hidden in our fridge ahead of an open home and promptly forgotten about for … Continue reading

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Light at the end of the tunnel: {gluten-free} chewy triple choc chip cookies

The last month has been very busy, to say the least. Elena had her last day of child care for the year on 20 December and has been at home with us ever since. We love having her with us … Continue reading

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Zucchini muffins

Elena attends family day care which means we need to provide all of her food each day. It’s quite a challenging brief – interesting, gluten-free, dairy-free, healthy food which will keep well in her lunch box, for a one year … Continue reading

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Lactation cookies

An old friend of mine had a baby last week. Her new son is beyond adorable and makes me much more excited about our impending arrival (if that’s even possible!). Cuddling him brought back memories of all the newborn cuddles … Continue reading

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