Tag Archives: gluten free

Breton Galette

This version of Brittany’s buckwheat crepes is gluten free and vegan. I used the beautiful wholemeal buckwheat flour from Bob’s Red Mill. It’s amazing. The flavour is rich and very nutty, the colour is incredible and the texture is very … Continue reading

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Pineapple fried rice

I often feel like eating Thai food as the weather warms up. Australian pineapples are coming into season, and I’ve found myself with enough of a hankering to buy them fresh. Of course a properly ripe pineapple is delicious as … Continue reading

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Breakfast salad

This dish is inspired by a memorable brunch I had on my beloved Sydney Road,  Brunswick. When I was in Melbourne, Brunswick was my favourite place to live. I loved it. I had some great traditions, and some memorable meals. … Continue reading

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Lentil, kale and green garlic patties

Shopping seasonally brings me a great number of joys. The sweetest kale in the winter frost, the first spears of asparagus in spring, soft summer peaches and autumnal chestnuts. But with the joy of these first arrivals, comes the pain … Continue reading

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Mushroom and chestnut soup with crisp toppings

Did you know there are two mushroom farms on the doorstep of the ACT? Majestic Mushrooms of Murrumbateman and Canberra Mushrooms of Yass are both farmed within 50 kilometres of Canberra. In terms of food miles, that’s pretty damn good. … Continue reading

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Cauliflower pakoras with minted yoghurt

I’ve been wanting to make these since I made onion pakoras. I loved the onion ones, but thought cauliflower would work beautifully too. They certainly didn’t disappoint. I upped the spices in this recipe which meant the pakoras were delicious, … Continue reading

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Slow cooker lamb shoulder wraps

I made slow cooker lamb shoulder specifically to serve in these wraps. The lamb was incredible, but these wraps were superb. Sometimes I think that this kind of food is cheating because it is so very very simple. You will … Continue reading

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Potato, bacon and brussel sprout frittata

Possibly the only good thing about not going to the farmers market on Saturday morning is that I could stay  in bed until I figure out what I want to make for breakfast. This morning I toyed with classic creamy … Continue reading

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Falafel wraps with herb salad, labne and roast chilli sauce

I finally bit the bullet and made my own falafel. I was a little freaked about making them. It seemed a bit like alchemy, making egg free, gluten free tasty patties from chickpeas. Well, I needn’t have feared. They came … Continue reading

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Dissegna Produce have been selling their locally grown chickpeas at the Capital Region Farmers Market for a month or so. They have such wonderful produce so I finally decided to buy some. I knew I wanted to make falafel with … Continue reading

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