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.
Kitchen by Mike

Kitchen by Mike

Kitchen by Mike is one of those places that – up until now – existed in my head as a design and food dream. In this dream, there’s a huge, spacious – yet warm and friendly warehouse showroom, with a beautiful collection of Australian made...READ ON»
A whatever's in the fridge salad

A whatever’s in the fridge salad

I look at this pic now and think I could almost have called this salad a rainbow salad – it has so many colours in it. It came from a desire for a) a craving for health and all sorts of vegies, and b) to not...READ ON»
Chicken pie

Chicken pie

Chicken pie oh how I’ve missed thee…. I’ve missed it because I’ve (incorrectly) put ready rolled gluten free pastry in the ‘too hard to source’ basket. Like gluten free wraps, but that’s another post. Well turns out it wasn’t too hard after all. I decided...READ ON»
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A giveaway for Melbourne readers

A giveaway for Melbourne readers

I’ve very kindly received some tickets to give away to the Irresistible Gluten Free Show that’s being held in Melbourne on September 24th and 25th. It sounds like it will be a great show. There’s going to be about 90 exhibitors, featuring the latest gluten free food products, heaps of freebies and info...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....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...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...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....READ ON»