Allergy Friendly · Cookies/Biscuits · England · Travels

GF Chocolate Cookies with Coconut Flour

Knowing how to cook and bake is not without it’s problems. This is a perfect example. I wanted chocolate, but there was presumably nothing in the house; I had even used all of the flour! I had coconut flour though, and the little recipe on the back of the package turned out wonderfully! I was… Continue reading GF Chocolate Cookies with Coconut Flour

Allergy Friendly · Yeasted Breads

Spelt bread, Cinnamon wreath, and Apple braid: Speltbrød, Klippekrans, Epleflette

We had a lazy Sunday! We were meant to clean the construction dust from Hilde’s little brother, Ola’s, house. When we arrived, it wasn’t ready for our bucket and mops, so we happily retired to making bread, watching Midsomer Murders, taking naps, and drinking buckets of tea. I made two loaves of a very plain… Continue reading Spelt bread, Cinnamon wreath, and Apple braid: Speltbrød, Klippekrans, Epleflette

Allergy Friendly · Cakes & Quick Breads

Norwegian Spelt Apple Cake and Sweetened Sour Cream: Eplekake med Speltmel og Søtet Rømme

I found this little recipe to make for my wheat intolerant friend Hilde. I made it for her a year ago, and then again this year. The two photos illustrate what a huge difference bakeware and ovens can make. The oven used on the cake below is really unstable. I brought my oven thermometer along.… Continue reading Norwegian Spelt Apple Cake and Sweetened Sour Cream: Eplekake med Speltmel og Søtet Rømme

Allergy Friendly · Drinks

Cooked Eggnog and Almond Cooked Eggnog

I made two different batches of eggnog this Thanksgiving. One was a cooked eggnog, since I didn’t want to be responsible for feeding my whole family raw eggs, and one was made with almond milk for the lactose free among us. Here is my recipe for cooked eggnog; it really tasted like drinking custard. What a… Continue reading Cooked Eggnog and Almond Cooked Eggnog