So I decided to hop on the bandwagon too. I was going to do a post about an awesome lemon cake made with rosemary-infused olive oil (seriously! It was good!), but my camera battery was dead and I didn’t have any pictures of the cake before I brought it to the barbeque. So I’ll do that bad boy later when I can make it and take pictures. Continue reading
Tag Archives: Life without gluten
I’ve discussed my passion for lemon cake before. If not on the blog, which I’ve got to admit I’m too lazy to check, probably in person. On my birthday, I’ve baked my own lemon cake from box mixes for years, with homemade lemon icing. Imagine my delight to find a guy whose favorite cake was also lemon cake with lemon icing…
At first, it was whichever cake mix was on sale at the grocery store, then when the foe protein gluten was eliminated from my kitchen, I used the ‘Cause You’re Special (which as a company name? Sigh…) lemon cake mix which was really good. But I wanted to make a homemade cake. So I went to Laura’s hibernating food blog to get a starting place. Because she’s awesome. Continue reading
It’s recipe time again! If I were a good blogger, I’d also have photos. But I’m not. So it goes. Continue reading
My new plan is this: post a chicken enchilada casserole recipe every month.
It’s not really a new plan. It’s apparently what I’ve decided to do. My friend Droolie gave me her recipe and I liberated it from gluten. Aunt Droolie’s nephew used to have a hard time pronouncing Chicken Enchilada Casserole and called it Chicken Encarada Rascapole, so who am I to argue?
Also? Full disclosure, I haven’t made this yet, so let me know how you like it. :) Continue reading
I got peer-pressured, yo. On Twitter/Facebook, I mentioned I was making a chicken enchilada casserole. The public demanded (okay, like 3 people) a recipe.
I stole this from Jill Elise’s page!
The VGT Omnivore’s Hundred:
2. Nettle tea
3. Huevos rancheros
4. Steak tartare
6. Black pudding
7. Cheese fondue
10. Baba ghanoush
13. PB&J sandwich
14. Aloo gobi
15. Hot dog from a street cart
17. Black truffle
18. Fruit wine made from something other than grapes
19. Steamed pork buns
20. Pistachio ice cream (allergic, so I am unlikely to ever eat it again
21. Heirloom tomatoes
22. Fresh wild berries
23. Foie gras
24. Rice and beans
25. Brawn, or head cheese
26. Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper
27. Dulce de leche
29. Baklava (stupid walnuts)
30. Bagna cauda (wouldn’t surprise me if I had, but can’t remember)
31. Wasabi peas Allergies. Again.
32. Clam chowder in a sourdough bowl
33. Salted lassi
35. Root beer float
36. Cognac with a
37. Clotted cream tea
38. Vodka jelly/Jell-O
41. Curried goat
42. Whole insects
44. Goat’s milk
45. Malt whisky from a bottle worth £60/$120 or more No need.
47. Chicken tikka masala
49. Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut
50. Sea urchin It’s a visual thing. It gives me the heebie-jeebies.
51. Prickly pear
55. McDonald’s Big Mac Meal
57. Dirty gin martini Not a fan of olives
58. Beer above 8% ABV
60. Carob chips
63. Kaolin (the mineral? If so, then it appears to be an anti-caking agent, so I guess so?)
66. Frogs’ legs
67. Beignets, churros, elephant ears or funnel cake
68. Haggis Ew, ew, ew, ew, ew! 69. Fried plantain Allergic 70. Chitterlings, or andouillette Clearly my brain sometimes get in the way.
72. Caviar and blini (but not together)
73. Louche absinthe
74. Gjetost, or brunost
75. Roadkill The whole thing about not eating dead animals whose intestines have been perforated would make me decline altogether.
77. Hostess Fruit Pie (not sure why this is less gross of a food to have eaten than sea urchin, because it’s really a draw in my view…)
79. Lapsang souchong
80. Bellini (the dude in the towel from Kids in the Hall, right?)
81. Tom yum
82. Eggs Benedict
84. Tasting menu at a three-Michelin-star restaurant.
85. Kobe beef
89. Horse My friend Flicka?
90. Criollo chocolate
92. Soft shell crab (although after reading this I don’t know that I ever could again. Caveat, it’s disturbingly gross)
93. Rose harissa
Mole poblano Allergic and yum!
96. Bagel and lox
97. Lobster Thermidor (I’m not striking this out because I’m not put off from it other than it’s a heartattack in a shell under a cheesy brown crust)
99. Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee (this is the jaguar poop coffee, no? No, it’s not… That’s Kopi Luwak/Civet Coffee)
1) Copy this list into your blog or journal, including these instructions.
2) Bold all the items you’ve eaten.
3) Cross out any items that you would never consider eating.
4) Optional extra: Post a comment here at www.verygoodtaste.co.uk linking to your results.