Do you remember doing papier mache at kindergarten? Part of the deal was making your own glue to hold the thing together. Do you remember what the recipe for making this ‘safety’ glue was? Flour and water. Add one to the other until a smooth, paste consistency is reached. Flour + water = glue, hmmm.
What are the two most abundant ingredients in bread? Flour and water. This means that the primary ingredients for our most staple food (certainly according to our Australian dietary guidelines) are also the primary ingredients for sticking newspaper together. It sounds a bit weird when you think about it that way hey?
A scary fact is that bowel cancer is becoming more and more prevalent amongst youger Australians
This quirky fact got me thinking- is it gluten that gives flour and water its binding potential? This calls for some science! Hypothesis: Can you make glue from gluten free flour? Continue reading
As a child I hated breakfast cereal.
At the end of every bowl I had to resist the urge of bringing it back up! But still I persisted cramming it down because I knew how important the first meal of the day was for me.
However, last year I came across a high protein, gluten free cereal called the World’s Best Cereal (or WBC for short) developed by Dr Damien Kristof and I thought I’d give a go. And now I even have my own recipe to share. Continue reading