Posted by glutenfr | Posted in lunches, Pastry, Recipes | Posted on 02-08-2012
Almond meal quiche
I’ve been meaning to share my recent almond meal exploits. This flour substitute is high in protein and yummy, and I vowed to give it a try after sampling a fab quiche that was cooked by a friend.
I initially balked at forking out over $10 for a fairly small bag of the stuff and then opted to press on with my plan. First I googled an almond base recipe which I followed loosely. This recipe included almond meal, salt. baking soda, grapeseed oil – though I used olive oil – and water. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by glutenfr | Posted in News, Recipes | Posted on 11-09-2011
Vitarium has once again thrown down the gluten-free gauntlet. The GF food maker is calling for your best gluten free recipes in exchange for $10,000 in prizes.
The person who sends in the winning recipe will be in line for a cool $5,000 in cash and a further $5,000 or so in KitchenAid appliances and Vitarium product hampers will be dished out to runners up. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by glutenfr | Posted in Events, GFCF | Posted on 05-09-2011
It really is the season of gluten free food fests here on the GFF blog.
Last week we reported on all the exciting developments from Sydney’s annual gluten free expo (which included these delicious wares from Healthy Feast). Now we have good news for our followers in Melbourne. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by glutenfr | Posted in bread, lunches, Product reviews | Posted on 14-06-2011
Well and Good's Crusty Bread mix
Just when you think you have tried out all the gluten free bread mixes in the market, a few more pop up out of nowhere.
This is especially true in the case of the Tasmanian Sky Ranch Bakehouse, who recently shipped me a packet of their bread roll mix to test out.
It was hard to resist making the charmingly named ‘Bunsky’ mix, and as I have never actually attempted to make gluten-free buns, I was particularly interested.
And lo and behold, in the very same week, Well and Good sent me a box of their crusty loaf mix – hence an ideal opportunity for a mini-bake off. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by glutenfr | Posted in lunches, New products | Posted on 09-05-2011
Gluten free lunchboxes
I have become a bit obsessed with finding quick, great tasting gluten free carb options for school lunchboxes this week.
Why? I recently went back to fulltime work and with relief handed the dreaded lunchbox duties over… and that’s when gluten free choc chip cookies & mince pies quietly started to find their way into the daily mix. Oops! Time for a lunchbox overhaul. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by glutenfr | Posted in bread, New products | Posted on 18-04-2011
Aldi's 'Has no' bread mix
Listen up fans of Aldi’s gluten free range – and I know there are plenty of you out there - the discount supermarket will soon be filling its shelves with over a dozen products.
Although Aldi does not stock gluten free products as part of its regular product line – it does bring some out from time to time as Special Buys under the ‘Has no’ label. These stay on the shelves until stock runs out. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by glutenfr | Posted in kids, New products, parties | Posted on 13-04-2011
Allergy Riders food labels
Tucker time is a fortnightly institution at our school. We don’t have a canteen so every second thursday, the parents from one class bring in home-baked cakes and biscuits for all the kids to buy at recess.
Once upon a time the gluten free kids could only get their hands on the goodies if their parents sent in a cake – otherwise they would have to make do with a GF treat packed in their lunchbox – but things seem to be changing… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by glutenfr | Posted in Events, News | Posted on 03-03-2011
Melinda Trembath, founder of Melinda's gluten free pre-mix products.
If you are looking for an excuse to celebrate coeliac awareness week on March 13 – 20, Melinda, the pink lady behind Gluten Free Goodies, is running a competition this month to give away a hamper worth over $100 stuffed with 18 of her sweet and savoury gluten free pre-mix products. UPDATE: COMPETITION NOW CLOSED
You have probably seen Melinda’s products in the health food section of the supermarkets, so here’s her gluten-free story. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by glutenfr | Posted in bread, lunches | Posted on 28-02-2011
One of our readers recently asked whether anyone could recommend a good bread machine for making gluten free bread.
Sadly it is not something I have ever been able to investigate fully because of the logistical difficulties of comparing several different machines.
And how do you judge an individual machine anyway, if you are not sure whether it is the machine or the mixture itself that has contributed to its success or failure? Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by glutenfr | Posted in kids, Recipes | Posted on 21-12-2010
Its officially that time of year when gluten free bloggers set aside their oven mitts as they are sucked into the gravitational vortex of the silly season.
As neither of us are hosting festive dinners this year it will once again fall upon our shoulders to help the little ‘uns to duck and dive the wheaten onslaught of puddings and pies.
To this end we are getting ahead of the game by baking a little batch of gingerbread men that may help to ease the seasonal pain. The recipe was swiped from here. (I had hoped to experiment a little with my newfound knowledge about flour substitution but alas as always, time got away and here I am taking the easy road once again.)
As we munch our way through these tasty little fellas, please enjoy a safe and festive season and we will be back around mid January.
LH & MB