I do drink something other than coffee…

When Big Girl was recently admitted to hospital for a few days, post her adenoidtonsillectomy, I made a new discovery. A tea drink, that I actually like. I am not a fan of herbal teas, or green or white teas, to be honest. I find them very tart or bitter, and the only way I […]

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Easy chocolate mousse recipe

This is an incredibly easy, divine chocolate mousse, that needs no cream, so it’s cows milk/dairy free if you use a butter substitute. I have always been a little intimidated by the idea of making a mousse, but this one really is simple.  *Also, please note, the eggs in this recipe are barely cooked, with […]

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Gluten Free Dairy Free chocolate Brownies

Want to serve some baked goods for a person with a dairy or gluten intolerance or allergy? Look no further…   This is my favourite chocolate brownie recipe, with the added bonus of being dairy and gluten free, and  you cannot tell when you eat them, that they are not made with wheat flour. LSH loves them, […]

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Thai green curry paste

I made Thai Green Curry,  this weekend. I make it often, actually. It is one of our favourites, and I find easy, and compatible with most meats (chicken, pork, beef, or vegetables) and if I make a milder version, the children love it, and I think we probably own the only Thai Green curry loving […]

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Recipe of the week – Dairy Free Pizza

This is a very quick, cheat recipe. My kids LOVE pizza, but now we are working on removing cows milk from Small Boy’s diet, I am having to look for alternatives to things like pizza. This works for us! You need: One pizza base (I am working on making my own and would love to […]

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Recipe of the week – Evelyn’s chocolate orange cake

This recipe is not my own, although I plan to make it, in the next few weeks. My lovely friend Evelyn, who makes the most yummy cakes and puddings gave me this recipe. Some of the ladies at our Mainly Music group got to sample some, recently  and there were enquiries for the recipe, so […]

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Rosemary roasted vegetable with feta

This is one of LSH’s favourite meals, and came about as an adaption of a Nigella Lawson recipe. In her recipe you can use either chicken thighs, or haloumi cheese, I have done both of those, and they work well, but we like this version. It is also suitable for vegetarians, and is gluten free, we use sheeps feta […]

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Recipe of the week – Easy chocolate cupcakes

 I have adapted this recipe, it’s actually a cake recipe, but can be used for cupcakes or for a normal layered chocolate cake. We made Big Girl’s birthday cake for her party this week, using this recipe, but unfortunately  the cake was apparently so good, and so popular, she didn’t actually get a taste, and was […]

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Recipe of the week: Gluten free, American style pancakes.

I’ve been asked for this recipe a few times, so thought I would blog about it. It’s a firm favourite in our house, and because it is gluten and dairy free, is good for those with food intolerances or allergies. You can tweak it to suit your needs. Gluten free American Style Pancakes I prefer American style, fluffier, […]

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