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Zucchini, Feta, Lemon and Herb Quinoa

Quinoa is basically couscous for celiacs, so in that sense it’s pretty versatile – it’s more about what you put with it than the quinoa itself. This is just a just a decent starting point: It could be changed up in many different ways, or swapped around depending on what you have available. Having said […]

Grainfree Chocolate and Pecan Cookies

Grainfree Chocolate and Pecan Cookies

These are quite wicked, quick, tasty and completely grain-free. Snappy and crisp on the outside and chewy in the middle. And quick and easy to make. 150g chocolate 175g chopped pecans (1.5C) 400g icing sugar (3C) 65g (3/4C) cocoa powder a pinch of salt (1/4t) the whites of four eggs Preheat your oven to 220C. […]

Christmas Date Cake – Taatelikakku

It’s traditional to have a date cake at Christmas time in Finland. This works really well as a glutenfree cake as, the date fibers do a good job of holding the cake together and combating the usual glutenfree ‘crumbliness’. And they also add an awesome natural, caramel flavour. What follows here is pretty much a […]

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Berry Quark / Marjarahka

There’s this stuff called ‘rahka’ in Finland (generally translated as ‘quark’). Which I haven’t really seen outside of Scandy, but I’ll include this recipe here anyway as it’s ridiculously easy and really good :) It’s some kind of dairy product, like thick yoghurt. I guess you could get near enough to this though by using […]

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Blueberry Pie

Summertime in Finland = lovely fresh berries. Having said that, you can make this equally well with frozen blueberries in the middle of winter. The pastry here is more like a cheesecake base than a traditional pastry. But to be honest even with the help of gluten I could never really figure out pastry and […]

It's unfamiliar to me to have a GF baked good that actually requires tearing apart. Normally they just crumble. I guess that
s all the proteins and fiber from the eggs and bananas.

Buckwheat Apple and Pecan Muffins

We had our first child just a week or so ago (awesome!) so in preparation for the steady stream of guests I’ve been baking a little. These muffins are quick, easy, moist and according to the first round visitors “don’t taste glutenfree at all”. In addition they’re not overly sweet (as some muffins can be) […]