Instant, healthy, low carb (no carb), vegan, paleo chocolate mousse

Marveling at the Wonders of Instant, Healthy, Low-carb, Vegan, Paleo Chocolate Mousse or I Want it All, Act I, Scene I Test Eater: Wow, this looks great! You must have spent ages making this! Chef: Not even a minute, dear. Test Eater: Um. So it’s bought stuff, ay? I thought you make things from scratch!Read more

Spicy Pumpkin Basil and Chili Dip

I admit I suffer from a serious and acute dip mania at the moment! After my harissa turned out beautifully, I was motivated to experiment a bit more. I have not tried baking gluten-free bread yet, – sorry, but I’m still pretty new on the gluten free journey – but once I have achieved theRead more

Vegan Espresso Icecream

I was never much into chocolate or lollies, but icecream was one of the sweet things I ALWAYS needed to have. I couldn’t go past a gelateria whenever I was out and about, and I always had a couple of tubs of the frozen delight in my freezer – until the diagnosis of dairy intoleranceRead more

Raspberry Champagne Sorbet with Mint

I thought it was time to venture into new areas of dessert making that did not involve an oven, and since I have had an ice-cream maker for a while, sitting unused on the bench, I thought it was a good idea to make use of it instead of just dusting it, as usual –Read more

Vegan Frosting II

I experimented a bit more with my dairy and soy free frostings, as I found that Xanthan does not only get lumpy, but is also a bit hard on the stomach for some folks! This coconut frosting is relatively easy and quick and tastes great! It also has a better texture than my previous frostingRead more

Sweetened Condensed Milk – Dairy free and sugar free!

Who doesn’t like puddings, custards, fudge or millionaire’s shortbread (aka caramel slice)? And who wouldn’t want to have these treats sugar-free, dairy free and low-carb? Who of you vegans, low-carbers and dairy intolerant folks has not pondered old favourite recipes calling for condensed milk – only to resign yourself to the fact that no dairyRead more

Dairy free frosting

For all frosting addicts out there who cannot or don’t want to have milk, yes, I created a dairy free frosting that tastes like a cream cheese frosting! And no, it does NOT contain Tofutti or any other GMO-laden soy crap. It is made with coconut milk – however, you won’t taste the coconut muchRead more