Egg-Free

Roasted Pumpkin Soup

Roasted Pumpkin Soup

This is the perfect soup to enjoy during the cooler months, especially during pumpkin season and the lead up to Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations. This recipe is for a basic pumpkin soup but jazzed up with some typical Austrian toppings using a small...

Mediterranean Stuffed Eggplants

Mediterranean Stuffed Eggplants

There are so many different vegetable stuffed recipes out there, but I find this eggplant dish to be full of Mediterranean flavours and very filling, plus super healthy. Although it's a vegetarian dish, you will hardly notice the absence of meat as the chickpeas and...

Gluten-Free Crispy Spicy Chicken Burger

Gluten-Free Crispy Spicy Chicken Burger

This is one dish I struggle to find gluten-free in many restaurants or takeaway place. Between the burger bun and the chicken coating, it seems to be too difficult to find this as a gluten-free option. If you are like me and miss enjoying a decent fried chicken...

Chicken Tikka Kebabs

Chicken Tikka Kebabs

These kebabs are not only low-calorie and light, but they are also a great prep-ahead dish as an easy, family and friend’s get-together dish. The tikka masala-spiced yoghurt marinade tenderises the chicken and improves the flavour after several hours of chilling. The...

Crispy Pork Carnitas

Crispy Pork Carnitas

Pork Carnitas is basically Mexican Pulled Pork with layers of subtle flavours, using Mexican spices, beer, orange juice and onions. The pork is slow-cooked for several hours, shredded and grilled to a golden crisp, creating the most tender carnitas that is so full of...

Gluten-Free ANZAC Biscuits

Gluten-Free ANZAC Biscuits

I fell in love with these iconic biscuits while living in Australia for many years.  ANZAC biscuits are a firm favourite for most Australians & New Zealanders who nostalgically have a family handed-down recipe for these chewy, crisp, buttery and robust oat...

Mexican Chipotle Chicken

Mexican Chipotle Chicken

This is my family-favourite Mexican dish, and I am delighted to share it with my readers and subscribers as it is super easy and has layers of exciting flavours and textures using my homemade chipotle sauce. What is chipotle? Chipotle is a smoked, dried jalapeño...

Gluten-Free Pizza

Gluten-Free Pizza

Pizza night occurs every fortnight in our home. Typically, I roll out four large homemade gluten pizzas for the family. As for me, I usually resort to a tiny frozen store-bought frisbee pizza that tastes like cardboard, although I do jazz it up with my favourite...

Gluten-Free Cinnamon Rolls

Gluten-Free Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon rolls are the all-time favourite at breakfast or any occasion really, but what makes these extra special is the wonderful cinnamon buttery aroma that sends everyone crazy! I remember finding it so cruel walking past Cinnabon or other bakeries, smelling the...

Gluten-Free Apple & Blueberry Crumble

Gluten-Free Apple & Blueberry Crumble

I love to make this easy, wholesome, wintery fruit compote topped with a crunchy and buttery biscuit crumb when I make a light dinner. Today, while I was making this crumble, it snowed in Vienna. While flakes were falling gently past my kitchen window, I enjoyed the...

Homemade Pesto

Homemade Pesto

One of the first dishes my Argentine/Italian grandmother showed me how to make, was Pesto. With her Piemonte background, she explained that the northern region of Italy traditionally uses locally grown walnuts in pesto. The south use pine nuts for the same reason....

Gluten-Free Digestive Biscuits

Gluten-Free Digestive Biscuits

Pre-gluten-free days, I always had a packet of McVitie’s digestive biscuits handy for those peckish moments, or even when I felt under the weather. In the UK, they sell gluten-free digestive biscuits in most supermarkets. In mainland Europe, they are hard to come by,...

Vegetable Stock Paste

Vegetable Stock Paste

Most store-bought stock cubes contain wheat flour, but food manufacturers are starting to take notice of gluten-free options and are adding friendly gluten-free ingredients like cornflour or potato starch to their cubes. Just double-check the packaging before adding...