You could say these are BBQ meatballs on a skewer but they have an enormous punch of Middle Eastern flavour, seasoned with a homemade kofta spice blend. They go so well with freshly made flatbreads and yoghurt sauce together with an assortment of salads, especially tabbouleh, a refreshing, vibrant salad.
This is a hearty Ukrainian comfort dish with seasoned minced meat & rice stuffed in blanched cabbage leaves and slow-cooked in a tangy tomato sauce.This naturally gluten-free meal is a traditional recipe, but feel free to add some extra vegetables and spices like mushrooms, spinach, peas or beans or chillis to lift the flavour to your liking.If you are partial to cheese, add some ricotta and grated mozzarella or a stronger cheese like cheddar to the stuffing.
Gluten-Free Stollen is a sweet bread bursting with fruit, nuts and spices, studded with marzipan and dusted with a thick coat of icing sugar.
These Dutch gluten-free pepernoten cookies are full of spice and festive flavours to celebrate Sinterklaas' arrival in the Netherlands.
Complete Christmas baking with a nostalgic gluten-free pumpkin pie using fresh pumpkin, homemade spice blend and gluten-free pastry.
Create your own homemade Chinese New Year or festive dinner with either a whole Peking duck or breast pieces together with gluten-free pancakes, gluten-free Hoisin and my blend for five-spice seasoning.
After an overnight marinade, these Char Siu pork ribs, also known as Chinese BBQ pork ribs, are cooked slowly over a water bath in the oven. They transform into glistening, sweet and gooey ribs with hints of five-spice and Hoisin flavours to increase your appetite for more. Serve with the dipping sauce for extra flavour and plenty of sliced cucumber, spring onions and chopped chillis. Don't forget to have a few finger bowls handy and heaps of serviettes.
Bring Singapore to your kitchen with this authentic lightning-quick stir-fry. The prawns are full of spice, crunch and flavour. Topple them over steamed rice and serve with a side of your favourite Asian green vegetable.
An authentic and hearty Viennese goulash is a thick rich paprika beef stew with equal quantities of onions and beef which gives a sweet gravy that is seasoned with Austria’s favourite spice; caraway, plenty of garlic and marjoram.Served with gluten-free dumplings, specifically Serviettenknödel which literally means in German, Napkin dumplings. They effectively mop up the rich beef paprika sauce oozing from the goulash and add that extra carb component to the dish.Viennese goulash is traditionally served with boiled parsley potatoes and freshly baked Kaiser bread rolls, known as Semmel-Brötchen or Kaisersemmel.
These gluten-free cupcakes are flavoured with cooked mashed pumpkin, cinnamon & spices, filled with either store-bought or homemade dulce de leche. They are finished lavishly with dulce de leche butter icing, slightly tinged with orange to give that "pumpkin colour".
This recipe is like a Middle Eastern Paella, prepared and cooked in one pan in under an hour. The chicken is succulent, seasoned in a Baharat spice blend and accompanied by a healthy serving of vegetable lemon rice.All the ingredients and instructions for the homemade Baharat spice blend, Baharat chicken and the vegetable lemon rice are listed in this recipe card.
Ras el Hanout is a Middle Easter spice blend used extensively in tangines, rubs for grilled fish and meat, vegetables, couscous, pides, meat balls (koftas) and soups.The beauty of making your own is knowing that it is completely gluten-free; tastes & smells better and you can customise the flavours to your liking after several tastings.
This Indian paste is a blend of spices, oil and tomato puree that has been slowly cooked down into a glorious, vibrant paste to be used in many Indian recipes.It keeps for 2 weeks chilled and is super handy to resort to when in need of a quick curry or marinade.
Crispy Pork Carnitas is basically Mexican Pulled Pork with layers of subtle flavours, using Mexican spices, beer, orange juice and onions. Choose your prefered cooking method to produce tender pork to finish off under the grill for a crispy finish. Serve in gluten-free flour or corn tortillas and plenty of suggested condiments.
Similar to a Scotch egg filling, this lamb mince mixture encases a boiled egg within a sturdy, buttery gluten-free pastie pastry. The lamb mince is seasoned with classic sausagemeat spices, fresh mint and parsley. Once sliced, the pastie makes an attractive arrangement as a cold platter dish. Ideal for gatherings and picnics.Serve with plenty of condiments, especially mint sauce and relishes.
This healthy snack of homemade hummus served with gluten-free chickpea crackers dusted in a dukkah spice blend is a winning combination of flavours, textures and nutrients.
Bitterballen are Dutch Beef Croquettes that are filled with shredded beef that have been slow-cooked in butter, onions and spices until it is so tender, it falls apart and melts in your mouth. The beef is added to a roux sauce (white sauce) and chilled until it is thick enough to form small balls. These balls are then crumbed in eggs and gluten-free breadcrumbs to form a crisp outer shell holding the soft delicious beef roux centre. They are then finished off with a quick deep-fry.There is quite a bit of preparation to do to make these bitterballen, but once you have tried one, you will understand it was all worth the effort. They are amazing and addictive. Ask any Dutch person!A tip is to start preparing the slow-cooked beef aka Draadjesvlees, the day before you plan to make Bitterballen by following this traditional slow-cooked beef instructions in this recipe card.
Chana Dhal is an Indian slow-cooked, vegetarian, creamy lentil curry combined with tempered spices known as Tarka.A comforting warm bowl of Chana Dhal is a perfect meal choice, especially as it is naturally gluten-free and nutritious.
Everyone, including fussy eaters, love to assemble and eat freshly made fajitas choosing their own condiments and level of spice.Once you have made or bought your fajita seasoning and gluten-free corn tortillas, these chicken fajitas will take you no more than 20 minutes to prepare, fry and plate up.