Archive for December, 2008

Happy New Year

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

Let us all hope for a better year in 2009!

Dia’s New Year’s Mexican Tea Christmas Snowball Cookie Cake Balls

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

These little cookies go under many many names: Russian tea cakes, Mexican tea cakes, Mexican wedding cookies, Christmas Snowball cookies, noel nut balls and now Dia’s New Year’s Mexican Tea Christmas Snowball Cookie Cake Balls. Even though they have many a name, the recipe stays pretty much the same, although when I am making Mexican [...]

Mrs. Rundell

Monday, December 29th, 2008

I was given a very tattered looking book for Christmas by a woman named Mrs Maria Rundell. A Domestic Goddess, Rundell sold half a million copies of her first cookbook, Domestic Cookery in the 1820s. I do not hold the original however, but a reprint from 1863. It is filled with amazing little recipes which [...]

Dia’s Gluten Free & Vegan Strawberry Pancakes

Sunday, December 28th, 2008

Everyone loves something sweet occasionally for breakfast, and pancakes frequently make the bill. Here is my personal recipe for this lovely delicious dish. 1 cup rice flour 1/4 cup oat flour 1/4 cup glutinous white rice flour (also known as sweet rice flour) 2 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 [...]

Baby Corn and Chili Stir Fry

Sunday, December 28th, 2008

Something I have trouble explaining to my carnivorous friends, is that you don’t need meat on your plate to feel full. A nice vegetable stir fry can do the trick. It is warm and comforting, and best of all delicious. 2 cups of chopped baby corn 1 chilli pepper 3 cups vegetable stock 1 orange [...] Registered & Protected