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Food, food, glorious food …

Apologies for the lack of posts. Life got in the way …

Anyways, I did do some cooking – I just didn’t take my usual step-by-step instructional photos. Below are photos (when I remembered to take them) of some of the dishes with a link to the original recipe.

Corn, capsicum and chilli fritters.
Made with onion, garlic, corn kernels, chickpea flour, capsicum, basil, salt, water and chilli powder. Recipe courtesy of Be Good Organics.


Easter Bunny fruit platter.
The head is cut from fresh pineapple. The body is tinned sliced pineapple. The eyes are blueberries. The ears and eyes are held in place with toothpicks. Grapes, blueberries, strawberries and pineapple are scattered around the bunny. Inspiration from Pinterest.


Cappuccino cups.
Ingredients include vegan chocolate, cashews, coconut cream, maple syrup and coffee. Topped with sugar free Du Chocolat chocolate powder. Recipe adapted from Lazy Cat Kitchen.


Cauliflower rice and sweet potato & chickpea burger with tahini yoghurt. Cauliflower rice courtesy of Cook Eat Paleo. Sweet potato and chickpea burger recipe courtesy of The Sugar Hit. FYI, I made the tahini yoghurt dairy free by using coconut yoghurt instead of greek yoghurt.

cauliflower_rice and sweetpotato_and_chickpea_burger

No bake vegan brownies with chocolate ganache.
Brownies made with walnuts, almonds, dates, cocoa and salt. Ganache made from almond milk, dairy free dark chocolate, coconut oil, icing sugar and salt. Recipe courtesy of Minimalist Baker.


Marinated portobello mushroom burgers and tuna patties.
Recipe for marinated mushrooms courtesy of All Recipes. Note: my mushrooms were the burger buns. Recipe for the tuna patties courtesy of Food. I used almond meal instead of bread crumbs.

marinated_portobello_mushroom_burger and tuna_pattie

Vegan mozzarella cheese.
Made with nutritional yeast, garlic powder, salt, tapioca (arrowroot) flour, apple cider vinegar, raw cashews and water. Recipe courtesy of It Doesn’t Taste Like Chicken.


Turmeric latte.
Ingredients include turmeric, ginger, cinnamon, vanilla, coconut oil, almond milk and black pepper. Recipe courtesy of Paleohacks.


Vegan snickers slice.
Made with dates, walnuts, cashews, roasted salted peanuts, vanilla, maple syrup, coconut milk, coconut oil, lemon juice and vegan chocolate. Recipe adapted from Minimalist Baker.


Polenta rounds.
Ingredients include water, parmesan cheese, dairy free butter, polenta and vegetable stock. Recipe adapted from Diary of a Ladybird.


Apple crumble.
Made with home grown apples, dairy free butter, almond meal, flaked almonds, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, salt and honey. Recipe courtesy of Hemsley and Hemsley.


Gluten free dairy free pancakes (crepe style).
Ingredients include gluten free plain flour, baking powder, salt, almond milk, dairy free butter, vanilla and egg. Recipe courtesy of Quirky Cooking.


“Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.” ~ Harriet van Horne


gluten free apple crumble …

this apple crumble has just been taken out of the oven. and that is about as fresh as you can get!

this recipe is just so simple. and easy. and it’s gluten free.

1 cup of brown sugar
1 tablespoon of ground cinnamon
9 large apples peeled, cored, and sliced (i used granny smith apples)
1 cup of gluten free all purpose flour
1 cup of sugar
1/2 cup melted butter

1) preheat the oven to 200c.
2) melt 1 tablespoon of butter and spread on the bottom of a 9″ × 13″ dish.
3) combine the brown sugar and cinnamon in a large bowl.

4) add the apples and toss to coat. transfer the apple mixture to the dish.

most of my time was spent on preparing the apples. note to self – must buy an apple corer.

5) combine the flour, sugar, and the rest of the melted butter in a medium bowl. blend the ingredients until a coarse meal forms.

6) spread the mixture evenly over the apples.

7) bake the gluten-free apple crumble for 20 mins. reduce the oven temperature to 180c. continue baking until the apples are tender and the topping is golden brown, about 35-40 mins. let the crisp stand 15 minutes before serving.

8) serve warm and with vanilla ice cream.

the recipe was pinned’ from fooducopia.

note: in australia and the uk this dish is called apple crumble. americans and canadians know it as apple crisp.

being late in the evening i had a tiny bit of the crumble. omg. the sugar and cinnamon had caramelised and was chewy and sweet. there was a whole lot of textures happening. the softness of the stewed apples versus the crunchiness of the crumble. perfect.

i could have had more but it’s not exactly ideal to be eating this kind of food after 11pm. however i’ll be going to bed with the aroma of freshly baked apples and cinnamon wafting through the house. *happy sigh*

the rest of the family can have this tomorrow. i hope they remember to leave me some. if not, i’ll just have to make some more. gladly.

“anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only god can count the number of apples in a seed.” ~ robert h. schuller