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General Notes about Recipes

About Oven Temps

It helps to know your oven…some ovens run hot, some not, sometimes you need to adjust for fan forced, sometimes not.  It depends on your oven.  Getting to know your oven in all its quirks can make a big differnce to the final outcome when baking, as you will know when to adjust cooking times and temps.

Most of my recipes I cook 180°C, usually fan forced. Below is a table showing you the conversion to Fahrenheit or Gas.Read More »About Oven Temps

Baking Powder

Make your own Baking Powder

Most baking powder contains grains as a mixer/filler so the recipes on grain free living combines sodium bicarbonate (also called baking soda) with cream of tarter to make a grain-free/filler free version.

Just use 1/2 tsp bicarb and 1 tsp cream of tarter to each cup of flour. Sometimes the recipe needs a little more or less.Read More »Make your own Baking Powder

Baking Powder

Metric to Imperial Conversion

Grain Free Living is based in Australia and uses metric measurements in all recipes. Conversions of oven temps are given in most recipes, or you can refer to these metric to imperial conversion charts for volume, weight and temperature.

Being Grain-Free & Nut-Free Baking Tips

Lots of people who can’t eat grains also have a problem with nuts – compromised immune systems often have multiple sensitivities and nuts are at the top of the tree for producing nasty reactions. Here are my tips for being grain free without nuts.