Grain-Free/Gluten-Free Apple and Pear Sponge Pudding
Feb21

Grain-Free/Gluten-Free Apple and Pear Sponge Pudding

A comforting old fashioned dessert for cold weather. Adapted from a recipe made by my grandmother, it is very traditionally Australian and reflects my grandmothers English heritage – a stewed fruit base with a grain free sponge topping.

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Grain Free Banana & Raspberry Cake
Dec08

Grain Free Banana & Raspberry Cake

A luscious banana and raspberry cake recipe using almond meal, coconut oil and coconut sugar.

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Amaranth Berry Cake
Jul02

Amaranth Berry Cake

This cake was inspired by the Rasberry Lemon Almond Cake here but has been changed so much it deserved its own recipe page. This version uses oil instead of butter, and is as always Grain-free, Gluten-free.  The citrus zest gives it a fabulous aroma, and like all of my cakes, has no technique required: chuck it all in a bowl and mix it really well, throw it in the oven.  It needs a decent cooking time, so test it after 20 minutes and...

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Coconut Cake
May10

Coconut Cake

This is based on a traditional italian recipe with a few personal adjustments.  It is surprisingly light  and easy to eat. Ingredients Zest of 2 lemons 125g sugar 150g desiccated coconut (note to American’s: UNSWEETENED, fine ground dried coconut, texture of breadcrumbs) 3 eggs 100g butter, softened or dairy free margarine of choice (I use nuttelex) 50g potato starch, you could probably use anything you like here. 1 tsp vanilla...

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Failsafe Banana Bread
May10

Failsafe Banana Bread

This is a buckwheat flour recipe just perfect for anyone who hates the taste of buckwheat.  It tastes amazing, and you could give this to your fussiest eater, including “normal” wheat-eaters and they will love it too.  Its healthy enough to have for breakfast toasted or untoasted and “cake-y” enough to have anytime as a treat.  Its other big plus: its failsafe, although not recommended for the amine sensitive...

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Ginger Cookies (No Gluten, No Grains, No Sugar)
Jan17

Ginger Cookies (No Gluten, No Grains, No Sugar)

This is a recipe by reader Aimee Lauezzari who says “This is my adaptation of a recipe on www.positivehealth.com. This version doesn’t use any grains. I mix these right in the saucepan that I start with. It’s a nice little cookie and my family loves them, so much that I usually double the recipe. NOTE: The original calls for rice flour instead of arrowroot. “ 55 g butter 2 tablespoons molasses 2 tablespoons...

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