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

Vegan, dairy free and soy free whipped cream

What do strawberries, applestrudel and icecream sundaes have in common? – They are nothing without whipped cream! What do whipped cream, cheesecake and frosting have in common? It is a challenge to make them dairy free! However, after much experimenting, I have come up with a recipe for a dairy free (and soy free!) whippedRead more

Gluten free, low carb, vegan carrot cake muffins

Those who think that gluten free cooking is complicated and tasteless hasn’t tried these fantastic carrot cake muffins – they are ready in a jiffy, packed with fibre (they really are satisfying!) and beta-carotene, low carb and low GI, and of course completely gluten free, dairy free, soy free, and sugar free! Have I mentionedRead more