"Gluten free" Turkey Casserole

This recipe will serve 2
1 turkey leg
1/2 celery (celeriac) . peeled and chopped (chunky)
1/2 swede, peeled and chopped
1 sweet potato.peeled and chopped
2 cups chicken stock

Place all ingredients 'turkey,celery,swede,sweet potato and chicken stock into a slow cooker and put lid on.
Cook on medium for 8 hrs (depending on size and wattage of slow cooker)

"Gluten free" Pan Cakes

Photo of Basic Pancakes
"Gluten free" Pan Cakes
3 eggs
1/2 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup "Rice" flour
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
Beat eggs in a bowl then stir in milk,vegetable oil and salt.
Now whisk in the "Rice flour" to make a nice batter and no lumps in it.Cover with cling wrap and let sit on bench  for about 1/2 hour.
Heat a fry pan (non-stick preferred) to about medium to hot heat ,Drop spoonful of mixture into fry pan and cook till bubbles foam.
Then flip over and cook till brown. Do the same with rest of mixture.

"Gluten Free" Mango Drink and Chocolate Chip Biscuits

"Gluten free" Mango Drink

A favorite drink in India
2 mango's  peeled and diced
2 cups low fat natural yoghurt
1/2 cup caster sugar
A few ice cubes........
Combine all in a blender and blend until smooth..( use as much ice as you like).
Poor in to a glass and drink .enjoy

"Gluten free" Chocolate Chip Biscuits
Chocolate Chip Biscuits

325grams ( 10oz's ) "Almond" flour
1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1/2 teaspoon "Sea salt"
125ml (about 4oz's) vegetable oil
1 tablespoon vanilla essence
125ml "agave nectar" (agave syrup ) is used as a sweetener. It has a low glycemic level 
150 grams ( 5oz ) dark chocolate chips
1x baking tray lined with baking paper

Pre heat oven 180c (350F)
Combine the flour,bicarbonate of soda and salt in a large bowl.
Now  combine vanilla essence,vegetable oil and the agave nectar in a small bowl,mix well.
Nexted combine wet ingredients from small bowl into dry mixture in large bowl  and add the dark chocolate chips and mix (stir) well.
Now get the baking tray with lined  baking paper
Using a spoon scoop enough mixture out to form a 1cm ( 1/2 inch ) ball.
Now press on to baking paper, continue doing same with rest of mixture till tray is filled .( remember to leave space between each biscuit.
Cook in oven for about 10 minutes at 180c (350F) ,then let cool on tray.

"Gluten Free":Prawns wrapped in Bacon and Honey Soy Chicken Wings

"Gluten free" Prawns wrapped in bacon
Bacon Wrapped Prawns

Prep - cooking time  30 minutes
20 prawns,(good sized) peeled,de-veined and cleaned
10 pieces of bacon (cut in half)
Pre heat Oven 180c ( 350f ) or  if  BBQ-ing  (get bbq grate to a medium heat)
Wrap prawns in bacon ,securing with tooth picks
Lay them on a lightly oil baking tray and place in oven for about 25 minutes or oil bbq grate and cook till bacon is cooked.
Hint : ( you always coat with a bit of bbg sauce for a kick)

"Gluten free" Honey Soy Chicken Wings
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Prep + Cooking time 30minutes

1 tbsp oil + a extra dash of oil
2 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp honey
12 Chicken wings
A pinch of  Salt (see below)
1x baking tray lined with foil
1x pastry brush
1x jug or bowl
Grab a large saucepan ,add chicken wings, pinch of salt  (or to your liking),a dash of oil  and cover  with water and boil for 5 minutes.
Remove from heat ,drain and let cool.
In a bowl or jug, mix well ,soy sauce, honey and oil to make a nice marinade
Grab lined baking tray and lay chicken wings on it and brush with marinade.
Turn Grill onto Medium Heat
Grill till Browned and then turn chicken wings over and brush with rest of marinade and grill till browned a little. Remove and let cool.a bit  (Do not let them dry out).All in the timing

A simple old Style Boston Bun

Most of my ingredients you will find in your kitchen cupboard

Old style Boston Bun ( Fruit Loaf )

Pre Heat Oven to 200 C or 400 F moderate

1/2 cup of left over mashed potatoes
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup milk
1 cup mixed fruit ( packet stuff )
1 1/2 cups S.R. flour (sifted )
pinch of Salt

Mix potatoes and sugar to a liquid , add milk and flour alternately and then finally the mixed fruit.
Pour in to square or round baking dish and put into oven, an bake for around 30 minutes ...To test if ready stick a skewer or shape knife in middle of bun .If it comes out clean Its Ready..
Ok while Bun cooling, time to make icing for top.
Icing for Top
2 1/2 cups icing sugar
2 1/2 tablespoons warm water
Put icing sugar in a saucepan on stove , add water gradually and stir till warm. Pour over Bun at once.
Let set and then ...Go For It

Cheap Carpet steam cleaning trick

1 cup of white vinegar (for a start but will need more)
1teaspoon of white vinegar ( for testing carpet)
Enough hot water to fill steam cleaner 
A sponge or cloth

Ok ready.First off get your vacuum cleaner and steam cleaner out , or hire one from local supplier ( supermarket)
Vacuum your carpet thoroughly before using the steam cleaner.( but not by wearing yourself out to much)

Mix 1 tbsp. of white vinegar in 1 cup of hot water 
"Test your carpet for Color fastness".. Use a clean sponge or cloth to apply the solution to a hidden area of your carpet to see if ok. (good ,now lets get started)

Pour 1 cup of white vinegar into the  tank of the steam cleaner. Add very hot water until the water reaches the "fill" line.

  • Start up  the steam cleaner and move over the carpet slowly to allow the hot water and vinegar enough time to clean. Empty the tank when it becomes full of dirty water, refill  the steam cleaner tank again with same amount of mixture and continue till you finish room or house.
    OK all done,grab your self a can and sit back and pat yourself on your back and " Now let your Carpet dry before walking on it "
  • Homemade Insect Repellent for House

    Homemade Insect repellent for house
    1 large  pot, 3 tablespoons of salt and about 15 Bay leaves 

  • Fill pot with water. Add salt and bay leaves.bring to boil,then turn stove down and let simmer for at least 2hrs or more (up to you ).The aroma thru the house from the bay leaves ,steam ( vapor ) with fix the bugs inside of your house and you can  then pour the mixture around out side of house to deter bugs .

     NO harmful Toxins in this Stuff. .