Dhal Wade

My parents are originally from the Sri Lankan mountain city of Kandy. We still have many relatives there and spend time on our family holidays there. Our main pot of call is Helpitiya, where my mother’s Aunty lives. There’s is a huge house, full of secret rooms and nestled in cool tropical forest. They  are…

Dukkah

I first discovered Dukkah in the Hunter Valley of NSW. A fair few of the wineries carry gourmet olive oils and most of the oils are served with crusty bread and dukkah to dip in. There are too many variations to count, but here’s one of my favourites. We haven’t been able to find this…

Gluten Free Rosemary Scones

I’ve discovered during my forays into GF cooking that different GF flours work best for different recipes. Nat and I discovered for example that Redmill flour is great for cakes and strong flavoured desserts, King Arthur for pastry and this particular mix seems fabulous for scones. It’s called Hodgson Mill and available at Walmart.  Not…

Gluten Free Tabouleh with Quinoa

  I love recipes like tabouleh. Back in Australia, courtesy of my herb garden, I always had the ingredients on hand. Parsley, spring onions, burghal, olive oil, lemon juice and tomatos. It made for a quick and easy salad with grilled meat and the best thing was that it kept for a while. In fact,…