Author Archives: Emily

Easter Buttermilk Cupcakes with MaltEaster Chocolate Bunny

Easter Buttermilk Cupcakes with Chocolate MaltEaster Bunny  | www.fussfreecooking.com

When Charmaine of wangirls.blogspot.com.au featured these MaltEaster chocolate bunnies on her Instagram, I know I have to get my hand these. Aren’t they cute?

In one of her replies, she mentioned that she got them from Kmart but I have found them in Coles instead.

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[Recipe] Shrimp and Snow Peas Stir Fry with Chili, Miso & Tomato

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In the past, I have only associated miso paste with making tofu miso soup. However, I have learned that miso paste has greater use than just making soup. Due to its potent salty and savoury taste, it is versatile enough to be used as a marinate as well as to amp up the savouriness in my vegan mac ‘n’ cheese.

And here comes another use for miso paste: to make stir fry!

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[Recipe] Almond Meal & Chia Seeds Pancakes, Flourless, Vegan Friendly & Gluten Free

Flourless Chia Seeds Pancakes, Vegan Friendly & Gluten Free | www.fussfreecooking.com

I love trying new ways of making pancakes.  Case in point the easy and healthy overnight porridge pancakes, the fluffy blueberry yoghurt pancakes and, every now and again, I miss savoury pancakes like cheesy cornflakes pancakes and the wacky mac ‘n’ cheese pancakes.

Having friends with special dietary requirements in mind, I wanted to try a pancake recipe which can be both vegan friendly and gluten free. As an avid home cook, I like to be ready for all kinds of dietary requirements that come my way.

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[Recipe] Dan Dan Noodles

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The reason of my last homemade chilli oil post was to make dan dan noodles. It is a popular Chinese Sichuan dish which is essentially made up of noodles with creamy sesame and chilli oil dressing as well as a sautéed mince meat.

My take on this dish is a little different than the original version. There’s no sign of Sichuan peppercorn and it is therefore less spicy; instead of using dried Asian noodles, I have substituted with something most of us is familiar with – spaghetti.

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