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A couple of months after I was diagnosed as a Coeliac I woke up from a nightmare. I was in hospital and two nurses had brought me a tray of plastic-wrapped cabin bread (presumably gloof), ‘We…

A couple of months after I was diagnosed as a Coeliac I woke up from a nightmare. I was in hospital and two nurses had brought me a tray of plastic-wrapped cabin bread (presumably gloof), ‘We…

Summer holidays in Wellington: sunny one moment, southerly storming the next. A plan of a summer supper of zucchini fritters, tomato and corn salsa, and potato salad was blown away (almost quite li…

Summer holidays in Wellington: sunny one moment, southerly storming the next. A plan of a summer supper of zucchini fritters, tomato and corn salsa, and potato salad was blown away (almost quite li…

A cast iron griddle pan is one of my essential kitchen implements. If you don’t have a barbecue or even if you do have a barbecue and just can’t be bothered firing it up, a griddle pan …

A cast iron griddle pan is one of my essential kitchen implements. If you don’t have a barbecue or even if you do have a barbecue and just can’t be bothered firing it up, a griddle pan …

Polenta and wine are two things that make life without gluten not such a bad time after all. Baked polenta with a slow-cooked ragu and a glass of red: good. Polenta fries with a glass of prosecco: …

Polenta and wine are two things that make life without gluten not such a bad time after all. Baked polenta with a slow-cooked ragu and a glass of red: good. Polenta fries with a glass of prosecco: …

There’s nothing that grinds my gloof gears more than ordering a bao/slider/taco thinking I’m getting a gluten-free version of the original, when instead those unimaginative buggers have…

There’s nothing that grinds my gloof gears more than ordering a bao/slider/taco thinking I’m getting a gluten-free version of the original, when instead those unimaginative buggers have…

This salad instinctively came together as a response to the contents of my pre-Christmas holiday fridge: a gift of some venison, spinach leaves needing to be eaten, a handful of exorbitantly-priced…

This salad instinctively came together as a response to the contents of my pre-Christmas holiday fridge: a gift of some venison, spinach leaves needing to be eaten, a handful of exorbitantly-priced…

Another contribution to the ongoing seasonal series of, ‘It’s spring, so asparagus with everything until I never want to eat it again (until next spring)’. Asparagus in browned bu…

Another contribution to the ongoing seasonal series of, ‘It’s spring, so asparagus with everything until I never want to eat it again (until next spring)’. Asparagus in browned bu…

Making up for a lack of gluten with cheese is pretty much my approach to life these days. My version of eggplant parmigiana skips out the step of coating the eggplant in breadcrumbs which reeks of …

Making up for a lack of gluten with cheese is pretty much my approach to life these days. My version of eggplant parmigiana skips out the step of coating the eggplant in breadcrumbs which reeks of …

Yotam Ottolenghi: I love the guy but his recipes can be exhausting. So many ingredients! So many herbs to wash and chop! So many spices to toast and grind! This sort of bullsh*t usually results in …

Yotam Ottolenghi: I love the guy but his recipes can be exhausting. So many ingredients! So many herbs to wash and chop! So many spices to toast and grind! This sort of bullsh*t usually results in …

Gnudi are delicious. Of course they are: they have two types of cheese in them. Gnudi are traditionally boiled in hot, salted water followed by an optional flash in a hot frying pan to crisp up the…

Gnudi are delicious. Of course they are: they have two types of cheese in them. Gnudi are traditionally boiled in hot, salted water followed by an optional flash in a hot frying pan to crisp up the…

I don’t get overly excited about soup and rarely order it when I go out. However, when soup comes topped with smoky chickpeas and silverbeet dressed with olive oil and lemon zest, I start to …

I don’t get overly excited about soup and rarely order it when I go out. However, when soup comes topped with smoky chickpeas and silverbeet dressed with olive oil and lemon zest, I start to …

A big bowl of vegetables topped with some pan-fried, grilled or steamed fish and a zingy dressing is my idea of a good weeknight dinner. This salad is a variation on this theme and as everything ge…

A big bowl of vegetables topped with some pan-fried, grilled or steamed fish and a zingy dressing is my idea of a good weeknight dinner. This salad is a variation on this theme and as everything ge…

If there’s anyone I’d trust implicitly with a fish pie recipe it’s Nigel Slater. Mushrooms and smoked fish aren’t a common combination but they work so well here. Rather tha…

If there’s anyone I’d trust implicitly with a fish pie recipe it’s Nigel Slater. Mushrooms and smoked fish aren’t a common combination but they work so well here. Rather tha…

Most of my weeknight dinners are answers to the question of ‘how can I shove as many vegetables into my face in the most delicious manner?’ Miso coconut broth (coming to Cake for Breakfast soon!) i…

Most of my weeknight dinners are answers to the question of ‘how can I shove as many vegetables into my face in the most delicious manner?’ Miso coconut broth (coming to Cake for Breakfast soon!) i…

Miso coconut broth features on my weeknight menu at least once a week. I serve it with oven-baked crispy-skinned salmon or steamed or grilled white fish, and always with plenty of steamed green veg…

Miso coconut broth features on my weeknight menu at least once a week. I serve it with oven-baked crispy-skinned salmon or steamed or grilled white fish, and always with plenty of steamed green veg…

Butter! Bloody love it. Good on bread. Good on vegetables. Good on everything. Especially when you flavour it up with some lemon and thyme. Preserved lemon butter is delicious on roasted vegetables…

Butter! Bloody love it. Good on bread. Good on vegetables. Good on everything. Especially when you flavour it up with some lemon and thyme. Preserved lemon butter is delicious on roasted vegetables…