Guilt-free deliciousness

2016-05-25 06:00
Gluten-free coconut crumpets. PHOTO: supplied

Gluten-free coconut crumpets. PHOTO: supplied

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RECENT reports indicate that cauliflower is the new “carb” as people move away from eating carbohydrate-rich foods such as pasta, bread and rice.

Market indications are that cauliflower prices are increasing.

Whether this has to do with the craving for the humble­ vegetable or the drought, now is the time to enjoy­ a different take on the cauliflower.

The Diet Everyone Talks About has a recipe for cauliflower dumplings - a substitute for flour dumplings in soup or stews this winter.

Cauliflower dumplings

Makes 12 dumplings - 0,25g carbs per dumpling.

Preparation time: 40 minutes.
Ingredients

• 1 small cauliflower

• 3 eggs, beaten

• To taste salt, seasoning, black pepper

• 5ml parsley

• 5ml nutmeg

• 200ml grated cheese (of your choice)

• For baking, butter and/or olive oil
Method

• Cook cauliflower till soft. Mash thoroughly.

• Add all the ingredients, except the butter and/or olive oil. Mix well.

• Shape into walnut-sized balls.

• Bring a large pot of water to the boil. Add 30ml salt.

• Drop balls into the boiling water. Once the balls rise to the top, remove them with a slotted spoon.

• Heat butter in a heavy pan. Fry each ball till brown on all sides.

• Delicious with soup, as a side dish or as a starter with fried mushrooms and small tomatoes on a bed of lettuce.

Alternatively, break the cauliflower into small flowers. Cook until just off-hard. Mix the rest of the ingredients (except the oil). Dip each flower into the mixture and bake in deep hot oil until brown.

The old-fashioned English crumpet has had a make-over with Sedgwick’s Original Old Brown, to make modern-day, mouth-watering, gluten-free coconut crumpets in a few easy steps.

Try this recipe and impress your family and friends with this anytime snack.

Sedgwick’s Old Brown is celebrating a century of heritage, character and traditions this year. Affectionately known as “Obies”, it is still made according to the original recipe.

GLUTEN-FREE COCONUT CRUMPETS

With honey and Old Brown (optional) sauce.

Serves four to six.
Ingredients

• 4 eggs

• 1 cup milk

• 2 tablespoons vanilla extract

• 1 tablespoon honey

• 1 cup coconut flour

• 1 tablespoon baking soda

• ½ tablespoon salt

• butter for frying
Honey sauce

• ½ cup Sedgwick’s Original Old Brown (optional)

• ¼ cup honey

• ¼ cup sultanas

• ¼ cup raisins

• ¼ cup sliced almonds, toasted
Method

• In a small bowl, beat the eggs for about two minutes or until frothy. Mix in the milk, vanilla and honey.

• Combine the coconut flour, baking soda and salt in a medium-sized bowl and whisk together.

• Mix the wet and dry ingredients together until the coconut flour forms a smooth batter.

• Lightly grease a pan with butter. Ladle a few tablespoons of the batter onto the pan to form each crumpet. Spread them out slightly using the back of a spoon. The crumpets should be fairly thick.

• Cook for a few minutes on each side over medium heat, flip each crumpet over until each side is slightly brown.

• Heat the Sedgwick’s Old Brown and honey in a saucepan over low heat, stir until warm.

• Add the raisins and the sultanas to the sauce, remove from the heat and keep it covered.

• Let the sauce cool for 20 minutes and stir in the almonds.

• Serve the sauce over the coconut crumpets.

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