Finding Festival Foods

The commercialisation of Christmas and Easter have led to a mass indoctrination of our kids. They think that all these festivals mean is eating, usually commercially packaged foods that are stuffed full of chemicals, additives and if the food is natural, full of dairy and other forbidden stuff. The garden of Eden had only one…

Yogurt Ring Cake

This is another of my failsafe makeovers from Nigellissima. In fact there was very little making over to do since most of the ingredients are safe, once you replace the flour with gluten free. If you are not gluten intolerant, you needn’t even do that. I also use lactose free yogurt for the cake to…

Struffoli

One of the pastimes I most miss on this journey is flicking through new recipe books – borrowed from the library of course – and trying out nrew recipes. I am in the midst of a Nigella deaddiction, but I often find recipes that I can easily convert, with a little help from my friends…

Chocolate Pear Pudding

Correctly this should be called Carob Pear Pudding, but that doesnt sound too exciting! I converted this recipe from one of my favourite books, Nigella’s Express. That was the book and series that made me into a major Nigella fan. I borrowed the book from the library and reborrowed and reborrowed and reborrowed until I…