Tips For Making Gluten Free Pastry

Tips For Making Gluten Free Pastry

Posted on February 28, 2020

Are you afraid of trying gluten free pastry? Have you made pie with a gluten free crust? I’m here to tell you it’s easier than you think. In this post I share my best Tips For Making Gluten Free Pastry. If you are worried it will be hard remember this quote. “Everything is hard before […]

How To Make Gluten Free Gravy

How To Make Gluten Free Gravy

Posted on February 1, 2020

How To Make Gluten Free Gravy, this is something you need to figure out if you’re new to gluten free. Everyone needs a little gravy once in awhile so here are the two ways I make the kind of thick, rich gravy that everyone loves. Wheat flour is a multi-purpose ingredient and one of those […]

Organize For Success With Labeling

Posted on October 25, 2019

Organize for success is one of my mottos in the kitchen. No system will ever be perfect and being organized is a relative term. There’s no end to improving so as soon as it works for you, I’d call that organized enough. In this post I’m sharing a few tips specifically about labeling. Labels for […]

Calgary Gluten Free Cooking Class Announcement

Posted on October 20, 2019

Learn To Bake Gluten Free Come and learn some tips for gluten free baking. We’re making Cherry Hand Pies, Cinnamon Rolls and Brazilian Cheese Buns. You’ll taste everything we bake and you get to take home the rest. October 25, 2019 from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. Follow the link to REGISTER

A wordcloud with names of different diets starting with the gluten free diet

Beyond The Gluten Free Diet

Posted on September 27, 2019

Are you still searching for a happy tummy or perhaps some other aspect of improved health? A gluten free diet is essential for everyone with celiac disease but for some it is the first step toward a healthy gluten free lifestyle. Enter all the diets…beyond the gluten free diet. Over the past ten years I’ve […]

Kids walking up the back alley on the first day of school

Back To School With Celiac Disease

Posted on August 30, 2019

In late August and early September people are planning for the school year. But back to school with celiac disease, food allergies and anaphylaxis requires more preparation for both parents and students. In this post I wanted to share ideas to create opportunities to talk about this. About the impact on families and the importance […]

Pictures of three recipes from a Farm To Table Menu; gazpacho in Mason jars, chicken with tapenade on tomato basil sauce and a fresh fruit pizza.

Dinner Club – Farm To Table Menu

Posted on July 26, 2019

This is the time of year we hear about Farm To Table dinners where the idea is to remember that our food once come from farms and not factories. Every year there are more food choices available, even in grocery stores, coming from local farms. You can support these farmers by purchasing their products and […]

My Favourite Summer Recipes

My Favourite Summer Recipes

Posted on June 28, 2019

As the saying goes, it’s summer and the living is easy, so here are some of my Favourite Summer Recipes. I hope you will find something to try and maybe even add to your collection to repeat year after year. That is the real secret to making it easy. Over the years I have created a seasonal […]

East Indian Gourmet Dinner Club Menu

Dinner Club – A Southwestern Menu for Summer

Posted on May 31, 2019

This is the season for casual outdoor entertaining and here is my Southwestern Menu for Summer. Having a set menu is half the work and making it more than once, for different people, is a smart way to entertain. I’ll probably serve this exact menu to two different groups of people over the summer and I […]

How To Start a Gourmet Dinner Club

Introduction To Thai Ingredients

Posted on April 26, 2019

This Introduction to Thai Ingredients is what I think you need to know to get started on your culinary adventure. Are you ready to explore the fresh flavours of Thai cuisine in your own kitchen? Thai cooking is all about the balance. Each dish strives to achieve the perfect balance between the four key flavours; salty, […]

How to Use Rice Noodles

How To Use Rice Noodles

Posted on March 29, 2019

Learning How To Use Rice Noodles opens up a world of possibilities to everyone, especially those who must eat gluten free. Commonly used in Asian cuisine rice vermicelli is the filling in those fresh tasting Vietnamese Salad Rolls while wider noodles are more common in dishes like Thailand’s famous Pad Thai. These are two well-known dishes […]

A Round Up of Homemade Soups

Round Up of Homemade Soups

Posted on February 22, 2019

Here is a Round Up of Homemade Soups to get you through the winter. To me February feels like the dead of winter and nothing warms me up like sunshine or homemade soup. Where I live we are guaranteed sunshine so I just need to make the soup. Is Soup Stock Gluten Free? Not every […]

East Indian Gourmet Dinner Club Menu

Dinner Club – An East Indian Menu

Posted on January 25, 2019

This East Indian menu is perfect for a Dinner Club evening. If you want to be in a Dinner Club then I think you should just start one. My friends and I fondly refer to our Gourmet Dinner Club simply as Gourmet. We have been meeting since 1988 so have cooked our way around the […]

Best Kitchen Gadgets

Best Kitchen Gadgets From My Kitchen

Posted on November 30, 2018

This is my list of some of the best kitchen gadgets I have. Naturally I think these are the kind of gifts someone would appreciate this holiday season, but you get to decide that. I am simply sharing some of the tools I use often and how I use them. This is a sample of what I […]

Tips For Making Gluten Free Cookies

Tips For Making Gluten Free Cookies

Posted on October 26, 2018

Is making homemade gluten free cookies a challenge for you? They were for me so I set out to fix that. These are my tips for making gluten free cookies. If you are a cookie person like me, or if you have little cookie people in your life, then you should be making homemade cookies. […]

How To Use Lemongrass

How To Use Lemongrass

Posted on September 28, 2018

Learning How To Use Lemongrass will open the door to the foods of Southern Asia and India. This herb has a subtle citrus flavour that is unique. Fresh lemongrass is no longer difficult to find but you can buy it frozen or dried so there is no reason not to try it. Sure, fresh is […]

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