Category Archives: Gluten Free

An Autumn Quince & Hazelnut Pavlova – Gluten Free

For some, Autumn means golden leaves and cooler nights. For me, it means quinces. I just love them and their heady fragrance. Thanks to Urban Farming Tasmania, I have loads of them and have been making lots of different quince … Continue reading

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Nigella-Style Nutella Cheesecake – Gluten Free

Nigella Lawson created this cheesecake, which she accurately describes as ‘embarrassingly easy’. My version is gluten free – using a french meringue base instead of a biscuit base – as it was made for a work birthday party that included … Continue reading

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Flourless Chocolate-Orange Almond Cake for Passover with Poached Quince, and Solomon’s Matzo

We were invited to a friend’s place for a Monday night Seder for Passover (Pesach). It was the first my children have attended and the 30 Minute Seder was a very child-friendly way to introduce them to what is intentionally … Continue reading

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Melt in the Mouth Chocolate Cake (or Brownie)

One thing that writing about the food I bake has forced me to do is try to notate exact quantities of ingredients as well as details – such as oven temperature and cooking time. Most cookbooks I read don’t just … Continue reading

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Olfaction and an Orange Cake

It has been nearly a month since my last post. Up until last weekend, almost no baking has been taking place. I have been very under the weather with a cold that would not go away and I found that, … Continue reading

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Almond and Coconut Cake (gluten free)

I made this cake for a staff morning tea for the Faculty of Education at UTAS, another of Belinda Jeffery’s inspirations—adapted from her book Mix and Bake. She describes it as ‘an unassuming slim little cake’, which in my mind … Continue reading

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