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)

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

Andrew’s Chicken Cacciatore (GF, DF)

Hello, hello, hello! I’m back! I’m finally back! I have internet and I’m back! I also hope to do a photo shoot of the new place quite soon. I’ve been keeping it nice and clean for that exact reason, and because I’m a bit of a clean freak. I’ve found that as the apartment is quite… Continue reading Andrew’s Chicken Cacciatore (GF, DF)

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

Eggplant and Bacon Pasta (GF, DF)

Hello, hello, hello! I have some good news! At least for the time being, I’m back in the kitchen and baking! Although we’re steering well clear of any dish that could cause a mess in the oven, I’m once again free to prepare sweets for social gatherings! Which is fortunate, because avoiding having them in… Continue reading Eggplant and Bacon Pasta (GF, DF)

Biscuits · Fiesta Friday · Gluten-Free

Pfeffernüsse (GF)

Hello, hello, hello! I’m so sorry I’m late again to Fiesta Friday but there’s been a lot happening since I last posted! First of all, I started working with a new company last week! It’s all been very exciting. I’ve learned so much already, and I’m loving the challenges of this new role. Not to mention the… Continue reading Pfeffernüsse (GF)

Fiesta Friday · Gluten-Free · Misc Savouries

Haloumi Chips (GF)

Hello, hello, hello! As I promised in my last post, I’m now bringing a nice platter of Haloumi chips to the party this FF. These were a quick, simple, savoury snack I whipped up for a New Years Eve party, on the recommendation of the host, so that a few people who couldn’t do meat… Continue reading Haloumi Chips (GF)