It’s National Curry Week too! Here’s my favourite DF, GF curry recipe. Reply

I was just reading my favourite food magazine and discovered it is National Curry Week as well as National Chocolate Week. It’s like all my birthdays have come at once! As I have already spent a lot of time on cakes this week, this has come as a timely reminder that I need to think about some wholesome dinners too. So I have been going back through my favourite dairy free, gluten free recipes and thought I would share this very special one with you..

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Celebrating Chocolate Week – no dairy, no problem 5

I just found out it is National Chocolate Week.  I’d never heard of this before but I think it is something I should participate in! I don’t know about you but when it is dark and wet outside I’m way more likely to cave into a chocolate craving than any other time of year. Unlike my intolerant child, I don’t have to eat dairy free chocolate but I do prefer it now – and so we will be celebrating this special occasion along with all the other chocoholics out there, and so can you.

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Itchy skin and MRSA 8

It has been a very long time since I last blogged. So much has happened. Zac has had a lot of appointments and we have finally got through the skin episode – which turned out to be much more than just a skin episode. As I said, he got through it but not without a lot of stress, some scarring and what I think can only be attributed to divine intervention. More…

My intolerant child and his bloated tummy. 4

Zac has a bloated tummy. He has had it since he was born. Some days are worse than others. Before we were 100% dairy free and gluten free it used to go up and down like a balloon and he definitely suffered from cramps even though he was too young to tell me. He would pull his legs up, thrash around and groan in his sleep. Now he can tell me. He doesn’t say it often but has been saying it more and more lately – despite the fact he is gluten free and dairy free. Some nights he is so peaceful and sleeps soundly but on the nights he wakes and wanders in to us, you can guarantee that it also coincides with the nights he has gone to bed with a slightly bigger than normal tummy.

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Making gluten free, dairy free bread – again. 2

Last year I was given a bread machine by my mother in law. The whole family, when catering for Zac, has experienced the frustration of spending £3 on a tiny loaf that falls apart before you can do anything with it, and has great big holes in the slices. My mother in law had a bread machine of her own and suggested I borrow it and see if I could make something more usable and tasty. A lot of the gluten free breads taste pretty rough. So I had a go and the result was pretty disastrous. I blamed the machine! It didn’t have a setting for gluten free bread and I guess that is pretty crucial as the process is quite different.

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