Category Archives: gluten-free

Lazy day cake

This cake is just what its name suggests – a great cake for when you need to bake but you really can’t be bothered! When I first found the Lazy day golden cake recipe on bestrecipes.com, I was completely skeptical. … Continue reading

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Lemon sour cream cake

Today, Hugo and I headed out to visit a friend and her beautiful baby. This lemon sour cream cake just happened to come along with us for the ride. As with most of my cakes, this one is quick and … Continue reading

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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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Thai Barbeque Chicken: freezer style

Evenings can be a bit hectic with two little ones and some nights, by the time we get to dinner time, Alex and I are exhausted. To make things easier, I’m trying to build a broader repertoire of freezer cooking … 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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Lamb tagine

I can see I’m going to have to become even more organised in order to manage life with two little ones so close in age. Unless we’re going to live in a dump, housework and homemaking are going to have … 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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