January 29th, 2010 | Bakery, GAPS/SCD, Gluten Free, Grain-Free, Recipes, Sweets, Vegetarian, baking, diet, GAPS, gluten-free, hazelnut, health, intestines, nuts, recipe, SCD, torte
I picked up a bag of shelled hazelnuts and soon found they are very easy to shell using a morter and pestle. After soaking the nut meat overnight I roasted them in a very low oven. The following recipe is what resulted next:
- 1 1/2 c hazelnuts (ground)
- 1/2 c almonds (ground)
- 1 T anise (ground)
- 3 T butter, softened (or coconut, lard, duck fat)
- 6 eggs (separated)
- 1″ slice date paste or 2 handfuls of seeded dates
- 1/2 c boiling water (approximate)
Boil water and soak the dates in boiling water to soften. Mix the nuts, anise and butter. Add egg yolks to the nut mixture. Mash the dates to a pulp and add to mixture. Mix well. Beat egg whites to stiff peaks (add a pinch of salt). Fold the egg whites into the nut mixture in 2 to 3 stages. Do not over mix. The egg whites will bring air into the mixture to lighten the cake.
Place mixture into a round cake tin that has been buttered and floured. Bake in a 350 degree oven for about 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
January 25th, 2010
My copy of Gut and Psychology Syndrome by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride arrived last week and over the weekend I had leftover spaghetti squash. On page 149 I found a recipe for egg-free bread/cake/muffins which called for mashed squash. Spaghetti squash is a little watery so it comes out quite dense, ...
December 16th, 2009
I recently had a wonderful interaction with a Burmese food lover over a photo I had posted on facebook of the famous Burmese Mont Lin Ma Yar. These delicious street corner snacks are a real treat, I wish I could get them on the corner downtown Vancouver, BC! She kindly translated the recipe for me f ...
December 13th, 2009
This recipe is adapted from D. Mary's recipe for Cucumbers in Jars on page 75 in the book Preserving Food without Freezing or Canning. 1 1/2 T sea salt per quart (litre) of water
small handful fennel seeds
6-10 black peppercorns
1 T mustard seeds
5-6 cloves of ...
December 3rd, 2009
BUY THIS: Postcard on zazzle.com The recipe on the back of this card is my favorite recipe for chocolate chip oatmeal cookies. The ladybug is sitting on a beautiful pink milkweed blossom.
November 15th, 2009
Now here is a great alternative for cranberry sauce for Thanksgiving, especially if you like the flavors of Asia this is modeled on Sally Fallon's raisin chutney recipe in Nourishing Traditions. 1 lb (500g) fresh dates (pitted)
1 lb (500g) fresh cranberries
1 t red chili flakes
1/2 head garl ...
November 13th, 2009
One of my favorite places to get this cake in Yangon is at at little hole-in-the-wall fresh coffee shop on Sule Pagoda Road. In Burmese this cake is called San Win Ma Kin. 1/2 c semolina (substitute cream of wheat)
1/2 c sugar
1 c coconut cream
1 c warm water
3 eggs (beaten)
1/4 t salt
November 11th, 2009
Lacto-fermentation is actually safer than canning for the inexperienced beginner as there is less chance of contamination with unwanted bacteria and asparagus are high in inulin which lactobacilli love to eat. 1 kg asparagus
4 dried chili peppers (optional)
6 cloves garlic, sliced
10 black p ...
October 29th, 2009
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September 28th, 2009
This was a lucky discovery. Tasty and amazingly good for you as well. Fenugreek greens can sometimes be found in an Indian food market and are often used in Ayurvedic cooking. Serves 4 1 large avocado
2c quinoa (cooked)
1/2 c green olives stuffed with garlic
1/2 bunch fenugreek greens