Moroccan Cauliflower + Homemade Ras el Hanout Recipe (Moroccan Spice Blend)

Fried Moroccan cauliflower

Like many Moroccan cauliflower recipes, the spices used are similar, but everyone adds their own secret spice(s) to change the flavor profile a bit. Provided, are a few variations that you may add to the basic blend. Ras el hanout is a spice blend well known and used in North Africa, namely Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia. This popular blend is similar to what  garam masala is to India. If you;re tired of the same old cauliflower recipes or similar vegetables such as broccoli, give this Moroccan recipe a try. It’s extremely flavorful and delicious. Add some heat as well if you’d like. (See variations at the bottom of the recipe.) Continue reading “Moroccan Cauliflower + Homemade Ras el Hanout Recipe (Moroccan Spice Blend)”

Gluten Free French Fried Onions Recipe

Gluten Free French Fried Onions for

While I already have a Gluten Free Onion Ring Recipe on this site, this recipe is used with my Green Bean Casserole Recipe. There isn’t much difference between the two, other than the spices. You can even skip the onions altogether and add additional onion powder to the batter. Then add the batter to a squeezable, plastic mustard container or pastry bag fitted with a small tip and squeeze little strips into the hot oil and fry until crunchy. Either way, they’re so good! Continue reading “Gluten Free French Fried Onions Recipe”

Amazing Gluten Free Jamaican Coco Bread Recipe

Image: Beef Stew in a Gluten Free Coco Bread

I was looking to make something different in the gluten free bread category. So, I did a Google search for Jamaican bread and the rest is history. Coco bread got its name because it is usually made with coconut milk, however, there are several version online that call for regular milk, and even coconut. The texture of these lovely pockets are truly amazing for being gluten free. I will be making these often. This recipe was converted to gluten free from this gluten Jamaican Coco Bread Recipe. Continue reading “Amazing Gluten Free Jamaican Coco Bread Recipe”

Jerk Chicken (Gluten Free)

Image: Barbequed Jerk Chicken

Jerk spice is a very hot and spicy seasoning mixture popular in Jamaica. It can be made applied to meat wet or as a dry rub. This gluten free version of jerk chicken can be made with mild peppers. I used canned green chiles. If you’re a brave sole you can use hotter chiles such as habanero and jalepeno peppers*. They pack a deadly heat, but I’ve provided some pointers for you in the tips section. Habanero peppers are the hottest chiles easily found in the U.S. and are a bit tangy. Jalepeno contain a moderate heat in comparison to habanero peppers, but is still too hot for me. They are also a bit sweet, similar to bell peppers. No matter which peppers you use, if you like a bit of spice, I’m sure you’ll enjoy this recipe. Continue reading “Jerk Chicken (Gluten Free)”