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Tracey has been gluten-intolerant for many years and has spent the last few trialling, modifying and creating gluten-free recipes to suit her kiwi lifestyle and tastes. She is a primary school teacher and lives with her husband and two 'kids', cats Jess & Leppin in sunny Marlborough in the top of the south. Her book 'Gluten-Free Food, Ideas & Recipes, Kiwi Style' has been developed as part of this process and includes over 150 recipes including breakfast, snacks, lunch, dinner, dessert, baking, and Christmas. It also has many ideas for meals including snacks for entertaining; kids lunches; kids desserts, sweet treats, and party ideas.

AIM: Provide a service and GF community to those who have purchased 'Gluten-Free Food, Ideas & Recipes, Kiwi Style'

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

PAVLOVA ROULADE – a fabulously easy dessert that looks superb!

PAVLOVA ROULADE 8 egg whites 2 cups caster sugar 1 T maize cornflour 1 T white vinegar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 T extra maize cornflour Cream & Strawberry Filling: 300ml cream, 750g strawberries. Lemon Curd Filling: 300ml cream, ½ cup lemon curd Preheat oven to 160oC. Grease 26 x 38cm swiss roll tin, line […]

Sunday, January 9th, 2011

Summer Update

Summer holidays have been a refreshing break after the hectic last term! I have had several phone calls requesting books resulting from people walking into a book store wanting my book- which is extremely exciting. I haven’t done too much creating gluten-free or altering standard recipes recently as I’ve been sticking to basic fresh meals […]

Saturday, June 19th, 2010

Gluten-Free Beer Bread

A tasty gluten-free beer bread that can easily be whipped up at home or on holiday.

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Summer is Berry Time

Here are a few more berry recipes which are fantastic at this time of year.  I have heaps of strawberries in my garden at the moment which we are demolishing rather quickly but these recipes also use frozen berries which are plentiful all year round. RED FRUIT SALAD Cut out half a watermelon.  Scoop small […]

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Quick Easy Microwave Brownie

2 weeks ago with a committee meeting being held at my place and my oven out of order using the microwave became a necessity.  Thankgoodness I remembered that I had a quick basic microwave brownie recipe that I could convert to gluten-free and upgrade a little.  This is it: QUICK GLUTEN-FREE MICROWAVE BROWNIE 100g semi-soft […]

Friday, July 31st, 2009

Making the most of Vegetables

Most of us have heard the message that vegetables are extremely important in our diet and we should have half a plate full at dinner time.  Here are some variations that I have tried recently: Coleslaw with sliced green cabbage and red cabbage, and chopped parsley Lettuce salad with lettuce greens, sprouted beans, tomato, chopped […]

Friday, July 31st, 2009

Healthy Egg Breakfast Recipes

The last few weeks I have taken to adding protein into my breakfast meals so here are my fave quick and easy recipes: Quick Panfried Omelett Spray a small non-stick frypan with baking spray and preheat to high. Beat 2 egg whites and 1 whole egg with a fork.  Cut a few heads of Italian […]

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Gluten-Free Dough

Gluten-free dough is much softer than their standard counter-part.  Always follow the recipe.  Flour the hard surface well – I usually use maize cornflour.  Flour your hands well, and as required through out the kneading or preparing.  Add extra cornflour to the dough as required to stop it sticking to the surface and to form […]

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Gluten-Free Feijoa Muffins with Citrus Glaze

With a plentiful supply of autumn feijoas there are many recipes to make…   GLUTEN-FREE FEIJOA MUFFINS with citrus glaze Makes about 14   3 cups GF baking flour 2 tsp GF baking powder 2 tsp guar gum ½ cup caster sugar 3 eggs ¼ cup canola oil 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 ½ cups […]

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Gluten-Free Lamb Shanks – Slow Cooker Style

I recently purchased a slow cooker for the first time and this was one of my first meals and it gets the thumbs up.    GLUTEN-FREE LAMB SHANKS – SLOW COOKER STYLE Serves 4   4 small lamb shanks, trimmed of excess fat 3 small onions, peeled, sliced x2 400g tins GF whole peeled tomatoes, […]