Snacks

Gluten-Free Taro Muffins

I gotta say this was one recipe that I was afraid wouldn't work out. It turned out delicious actually! A great afternoon snack or a quick bite for when you're in a hurry, these muffins are filling but not heavy in the stomach. That's not entirely surprising as one of the several benefits of taro… Continue reading Gluten-Free Taro Muffins

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Snacks

Quinoa & Swede Patties

Topped with homemade nut cheese, tomato & vegan mince sauce.   For the patties 300 g of quinoa (soaked overnight) 200 g of grated swede 1 pinch of cumin 1 pinch of coriander 1 pinch of ground bay leaves salt and black pepper to taste Preparing the patties Soak the quinoa in clean water overnight.… Continue reading Quinoa & Swede Patties

Snacks

Maize Biscuits (Biscoitos de Maisena)

A childhood delight... when you grow up in Brazil. 1 cup of maize 1 cup of rice flour (or any other gluten-free flour) 1 cup of coconut milk powder 4 tablespoons of molasses 5 tablespoons of vegan spread or margarine.   Mix everything in a bowl. Knead the dough until it's uniform. Roll the dough… Continue reading Maize Biscuits (Biscoitos de Maisena)

Snacks

Banana Crackles

Here's an idea to make crispy deep fried bananas to go with a nice vegetarian or vegan stew. Twisting your nose? Well, not just yet! There are quite a few Brazilian dishes, stews in fact, that go beautifully with fried banana as a side dish. Off the top of my head, there's one fish stew… Continue reading Banana Crackles

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Satay Puffs

This is probably my best "made up" recipe ever. Those of you who have read my post on Dairy-free Brazilian "cheese" puffs are aware that not just that recipe, but much of my cooking involves tapioca starch. It is a rather common ingredient in Brazilian cooking and it's gluten-free! As I experiment in the kitchen with what… Continue reading Satay Puffs