Sweet and Sour Carrot Salad

AlexandraGluten Free, Side Dishes, Starters, Vegan, Vegetarian250 Comments

Sweet and Sour Carrot Salad

This beautiful Sweet And Sour Carrot Salad is sure to impress and will forever change the way you look at the humble carrot. It will also simplify your entertaining as it is suitable for many people with specific dietary requirements, being gluten-free and vegan. It contains roasted carrots which I toss in a Sicilian-style, agrodolce dressing. “Agrodolce” translates as “agro” … Read More

Pumpkin, Cranberry and Almond Salad

AlexandraGluten Free, Side Dishes, Starters, Vegan, Vegetarian244 Comments

Pumpkin Cranberry Almond Salad

My roasted Pumpkin, Cranberry and Almond Salad is perfect for any occasion or family gathering. However, I’m thinking that with Christmas just around the corner, this roasted pumpkin salad will be ideal as a colourful and nutritious side dish. As an added bonus, for those who have family or friends with specific dietary requirements, it is also vegan, gluten free … Read More

Onion Patties – Vegan and Gluten Free

AlexandraGluten Free, Main Courses, Nibbles and Small Bites, Side Dishes, Starters, Vegan, Vegetarian233 Comments

Onion Patties

If you like crispy onion rings, (and who doesn’t?) but you don’t like deep frying, these Onion Patties are just the thing. Let me start by saying, you really must try these, they are SO good. They are crisp, full of caramelised onion flavour and they are shallow fried. In addition to these wonderful characteristics, they are also suitable for … Read More

Mixed Seed Crackers – Gluten and Dairy Free

AlexandraGluten Free, Nibbles and Small Bites, Side Dishes, Starters, Vegan, Vegetarian164 Comments

Mixed Seed Crackers

These Mixed Seed Crackers really exceeded my expectations. I suppose, truth be told, my expectations were fairly low. I’ve wanted to try them for some time but I was a little hesitant, feeling that something that looked like bird food may not be really enjoyable. Well, I was wrong and I’m now convinced the birds are onto something! The crackers … Read More

Dill Pickled Cucumbers

AlexandraCondiments, Gluten Free, Side Dishes, Vegan, Vegetarian117 Comments

Dill Pickled Cucumbers

Dill Pickled Cucumbers – a delicious store cupboard staple! These Bread and Butter Dill Pickled Cucumbers are the result of a visit this morning to the Adelaide Central Market. I came upon some locally grown, freshly picked, young Lebanese cucumbers and I knew immediately how I would like to use them. I like to always have a jar of these … Read More

Vegan Chocolate Mousse

AlexandraDesserts, Gluten Free, Vegan211 Comments

Vegan Chocolate Mousse in Martini Glasses

Vegan Chocolate Mousse is my latest obsession! Made with just 5 ingredients this easily prepared Chocolate Mousse is decadently rich and delicious. It is smooth, creamy, and chocolatey, and takes just minutes to prepare. Everyone needs a few go-to desserts in their repertoire. Chocolate Mousse is one of mine; it is a classic and one which I frequently prepare so … Read More

Balsamic Glaze

AlexandraCondiments, Gluten Free, Side Dishes, Vegan, Vegetarian130 Comments

Balsamic Glaze with oil and bread

Balsamic Glaze holds true value as a condiment. Reducing inexpensive balsamic vinegar with some brown sugar is an easy method that produces a syrupy glaze with complex sweet and tangy flavours; it takes less than 15 minutes to make and contains just 2 ingredients. I like to have some on hand at all times. Once you start adding this glaze … Read More