After eating without thinking for four decades, suddenly the word Coeliac entered my life, which in turn brought two other words. Gluten. Free. This blog tracks my personal food journey and experiences. I hope you enjoy it.
Recipes
Think energy. Think beetroot salad.

Think energy. Think beetroot salad.

There’s been much triathlete activity in the house recently. Lots of exercise, and lots of healthy eating going on. No – not really from me, but my partner. Some mornings after his training I’d find him drinking beetroot juice, made from powdered beetroot (see pic). When questioned as to the link between his training and the...READ ON»
Persian love cake

Persian love cake

Very occasionally the stars align to allow me a quiet weekday morning in the kitchen. People were off to school and work, and I was home with my youngest small person. It was cold and rainy, the kitchen was tidy, and there was produce lurking about – perfect baking conditions. But what to bake….I have...READ ON»
Syrian chicken with ginger, lemon & saffron

Syrian chicken with ginger, lemon & saffron

My secret recipe love affair with Karen Martini continues…well it’s not so secret really. And from all the food blogs I read – it seems I am not alone. Anyway back to the recipe. It was cooked for me earlier in the year when I was in Melbourne, and I fell in love with it....READ ON»
A beautiful minestrone

A beautiful minestrone

I’ve not been on my blog much in the past few weeks (sorry blog). And sorry to those who read it. My family and I have had winter bugs – in various shapes and blobby sizes. Nothing serious – just enough to make everything stop for a while. The bug I got kinda hit me...READ ON»
Brown rice for breakfast

Brown rice for breakfast

After nearly 2 years of being on the Coeliac diet, I’ve nearly accepted life without sour dough and vegemite for breakfast. I say nearly – as the craving isn’t quite gone. It may never completely go, but what helps keep the craving at bay, is – bizarrely – brown rice. I now eat it for...READ ON»