I have gone away for a few days - just some time to catch up with family on the mainland. The question of how you travel when you have to eat gluten free is a vexed one. I eat a lot of bread, so travelling provides some interesting challenges.
We live near the sea (Bass Strait) in the rural City of Devonport. I am frequently conscious of the privilege of living in such a wonderful location. The annual Devonport Agricultural Show was held yesterday and today. I could see the fire works from our kitchen yesterday evening. Always a brilliant display! Yesterday I enjoyed helping some friends with the cattle judging. I know nothing about cattle. I just sat down, observed, did as I was asked and recorded results. There were some amazing beasts in the rings. It was quite something to watch. I must admit, I had great difficulty trying to imagine them served up on a plate. The creatures looked too magnificent.
After watching all the judging and prize giving I was delighted to learn that I had won a few prizes too. No, not with
When I had to go gluten free I was disappointed at the taste and texture of gluten free baked foods that were available. Packet mixes were very disappointing. So I started to develop recipes that are good to eat.