Chicken · Dairy-Free · Fiesta Friday · Gluten-Free · Weeknight Mains

Easy Red Chicken Curry (GF, DF)

Hello, hello, hello! I almost didn’t make it to this Fiesta Friday. Going to the new dance class this weekend has thrown things a bit out of order. But it was good fitness, and I had a nice lunch afterwards – plus I had the wonderful Mrs E over for a cup of tea that… Continue reading Easy Red Chicken Curry (GF, DF)

Fiesta Friday · Gluten-Free · lactose free · Misc. Desserts

Creamed Rice (GF, Lactose Free)

Hello, hello, hello! I’m a bit exhausted this weekend, having done a couple of later nights at work this week. But even so that hasn’t dampened my love for my new workplace at all, quite the opposite. I was motivated to get my work done, and to the highest possible quality, and my colleagues were incredibly… Continue reading Creamed Rice (GF, Lactose Free)

Fiesta Friday · Gluten-Free · lactose free

Cream Cheese Icing (GF, Lactose Free)

Hello, hello, hello! Well! I have some good news readers! I have found a spectacular cream cheese icing recipe, which not only adapted well to be lactose free, but has ticked all the boxes I needed ticked to use it on my friend’s wedding cake! It’s taken quite a bit of testing and experimentation to get… Continue reading Cream Cheese Icing (GF, Lactose Free)

Gluten-Free · Reviews

Gluten-Free Packet Mixes – Part 2

Hello, hello, hello! Continuing on from the previous post, I have been doing more testing of various cake mixes for the second request given to me by my friend. She asked for a gluten and lactose free cake to be served at her upcoming wedding, so that all the various attendees with allergies and intolerances could still… Continue reading Gluten-Free Packet Mixes – Part 2

Cakes · Fiesta Friday · Gluten-Free · Reviews

Gluten-Free Packet Mix Reviews, and Black Forest Cake (GF, Lactose Free)

*Photo credit to Robbie! Hello, hello, hello! I’ve come back to Canberra after being up at the coast, visiting my parents. And so I haven’t had a chance to cook something new to post about. In fact I’m taking full advantage of the fact that I have frozen pasta, pesto sauce, and two portions of… Continue reading Gluten-Free Packet Mix Reviews, and Black Forest Cake (GF, Lactose Free)

Dairy-Free · Fiesta Friday

Spinach and Basil Pesto Sauce (GF, DF – optional)

Hello, hello, hello! This is a slightly belated Fiesta Friday post, as I’ve been flat out since the weekend, preparing for work and such and preparing to go away for Easter! But it was a very productive weekend too. I used up all the groceries that needed using up before I went away, I put aside… Continue reading Spinach and Basil Pesto Sauce (GF, DF – optional)

Chicken · Fiesta Friday · Gluten-Free

Polly’s Roast Chicken (GF, lactose free – optional)

Hello, hello, hello! Last weekend I decided to attempt roasting a chicken for the first time. Some more experienced home cooks out there might be scoffing, wondering what all the fuss is about. But I have never roasted a chicken before. In fact if I cook chicken in the oven it tends to be in… Continue reading Polly’s Roast Chicken (GF, lactose free – optional)