Allergy free cooking

Margaret By Margaret, 26th Feb 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/6_xgi8ed/
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Food allergy and intolerance seems to be a growing problem in the western world. This can cause a number of problems when shopping as these ingredients are common place in a variety of every day foods. Thats why it's alway a bonus to have a few recipes of your own, so you know exactly what you are eating. This gooey chocolate mousse is dairy, gluten and wheat free, making if a suitable tasty choice for all the family

Allergy free cooking: Chocolate Mousse

Serves: 4
Preparation Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients:
175g (6 oz) dairy free dark chocolate
3 eggs (separated)
4 tablespoons silken tofu (Silken tofu, also called soft or silk tofu and has a softer consistency than regular tofu)
25g (1 oz) walnut or pistachio, cocoa powder for dusting.

Preparation:
Begin by melting the chocolate in a bowl over a pan of hot water or in the microwave, be careful not to burn it.
Puree the egg yolks with the tofu, add this mixture to the melted chocolate and sir well. Add the chopped walnuts or pistachio, whisk the egg whites until they can hold their shape.
Stir a third of the egg whites into the chocolate mixture, then carefully fold in the remainer.
Pour the mixture into ramekins or glasses and dust with coca powder, sprinkle the nuts to finish.
Chill until ready to serve.

Tags

Allergy, Allergy Prevention, Cooking, Cooking Healthy, Cooking Tips, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Mousse, Treats, Wheat Free Chocolate Dessert

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author avatar Margaret
I am a busy mum in my 30's and when I am not running about I enjoy reading and writing about arts, alternative health and spirituality.

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author avatar jpcmc
27th Feb 2013 (#)

I agree, having your own recipe is important. More than just personalizing the taste and textures, it helps keep us safe from allergic reactions to certain ingredients.

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author avatar Margaret
27th Feb 2013 (#)

Thanks for your comment.

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