As a Nation we are getting more and more conscious of Free From Foods as it matters to all of us. Therefore I endeavour to include and dedicate this section of my baking/cooking to the “free from food item” in relation to food allergies and intolerance.
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This is a revised and new recipe – I made it one Sunday afternoon, needed to get into the kitchen after a long stroll chilled out walk by the sea..Breathing the fresh air I was full of beams and all I wanted to do was to unwind even more and no better way to do … Continue reading Gluten Free Apple & Cinnamon Cake
Hello all Mango lovers out there, today I am so happy to share my Eggless Mango and Semolina Cake recipe. During my last visit to the beautiful island of Mauritius spending the New Year with my family and friends, I had the urge to try out this new recipe. Since it was the mango season I … Continue reading EGGLESS MANGO AND SEMOLINA CAKE
Blackberries are in season, and today before I left work, went into the back garden and noticed these juicy berries clinging on the branches…..surely I could not just leave them there to wilt away. Picked these sweet sharp berries and I had plans for them. And yes decided to make some Gluten Free slices using … Continue reading Blackberries Coconut Slices – Gluten Free
This Eggless Chocolate Cake is made using condensed milk. It is vegetarian with the added bonus of few other indulgent ingredients making it very moorish and super delicious. The first time I made this cake it was merely a trial run, I had a big jar of Nutella that I had to use up, and … Continue reading Eggless Banana, Chocolate and Walnut Cake
It’s no surprise that many people love Chocolate Brownies and these deliciously gooey, squidgy, fudgy, moist and rich with chunks of mixed nuts for extra decadence will certainly be a winner. I find orange and chocolate make a great couple, for that reason I added some orange peel to this rich brownies. Since I have been … Continue reading Egg Free Chocolate Brownies with Mixed Nuts & Orange Peel
Ounde is a “ladoo” made with roasted ground rice, flavoured with cardamom, cooked in sweet milk and garnished with desiccated coconut and flaked almonds. I love making these little sweet ladoos especially at the weekend washed down with a lovely cup of tea; it’s a lovely sweet way to start the weekend. It takes me … Continue reading Ounde – Roasted Ground Rice Ladoos
Idli is a humble traditional breakfast in most Indian households in India. This little snack was introduced in Mauritius from South India and now has become a popular snack anytime of the day. My sweet Idli is made from Semolina instead of fermented rice or mixed pulses, and instead of steaming them I baked them … Continue reading Sweet Semolina & Coconut Idli – (Suji Idli)
Suji Halwa is made with roasted Semolina, flavoured with cardamom, coconut, almond, ghee, cooked in sweet milk and garnished with desiccated coconut and more flaked almonds. I love making Suji Halwa or as we call in Mauritius “Greo”. Accompanied with a lovely cup of tea, Suji Halwa is a perfect treat to start the day. … Continue reading Suji Halwa – Roasted Semolina Halwa
My message today is “Why Waste When You Can Taste” Let’s go Bananas today as I gear myself up to sharing one of my childhood recipes. Bananas are a much loved fruit, full of energy to boost up the day – eaten on its own, chopped and mixed in breakfast, baking and so much more … Continue reading Banana & Pear Fritters with a twist – My Crunchy Nuts Cornflakes, Flaked Almond & Coconut Banana Pear Fritters
Blackberries are in season, then why not make some seriously impressive blackberries and almond cakes. This Blackberry and almond cake is full of heavenly and fresh seasonal flavours, with the added ground almond that gives the wow factor of soft, rich taste to the already delicious berries. This simple cake is a certainly a great … Continue reading Blackberries Almond Squares – Gluten Free
Lately I have been trying to replicate some of the traditional and homely dishes my mum used to make. One of them was “Dhud Pitti”, I am not sure whether I have spelt I spelt it correctly, but I have written it the way I say it. So if anyone out there knows the correct … Continue reading Dhud Pitti – Rice shaped pasta cooked in sweet coconut milk