Gluten free American pancakes

Gluten free American style pancakes with homemade chocolate sauce, raspberries and vanilla ice cream.

Gluten free American style pancakes with homemade chocolate sauce, raspberries and vanilla ice cream.

There are a few dates in the British calendar that dictate the types of food that we like to eat. With Easter around the corner, here in the UK we will be looking forward to eating not only hot cross buns, a sweet bread made with dried fruit and spices, but also pancakes. Read the rest of this entry

My 2015 Gluten free Christmas cake inspired by Grandma

This years Christmas cake is now resting and being feed every two weeks with some brandy to keep it moist.

This years Christmas cake is now resting and being feed every two weeks with brandy to keep it moist.

One of the many things that we love about Christmas is being to eat lots of lovely rich and seasonal food. From the end of October, our cupboards start to fill up with many of the treats that we will indulge in over the festive period. Some of those treats will be traditional ones such as homemade puddings and cakes. Read the rest of this entry

Mrs Crimbles new gluten free and good for me range

Pasta and sauces

Mrs Crimbles NEW gluten free and good for me range includes three cereal bars and three types of pasta in sauce.

Mrs Crimbles has launched a new gluten free and good for me range, which is designed with some additional health benefits.

The range includes cereal bars and three types of pasta in sauces, these products are lower in fat compared to many gluten free substitutes and are good for people who are calorie controlled diets. (more…)

Gluten free food celebration at the Broadwalk Cafe in Lincoln

Picture of Natural World Cafe in Lincoln - tables and chairs in a green room.

The Broadwalk Cafe at the Natural World Centre in Lincoln include a number of gluten free dishes on their menu as they feel it is important to include all dietary requirements. Photo: MarketingNK.

The Natural World Centre in Lincoln will be celebrating all that is gluten free with a special menu on Saturday 30th May, 2015. To listen to my full interview with the head chef  Kirsty Falston, click on the audio player icon. Read the rest of this entry

Gluten free Malibu cupcakes using coconut flour

Cupcakes topped with chocolate and desiccated coconut, displayed on slate.

Coconut cupcakes are made with Malibu and coconut flour.

One of the worlds staple ingredients is wheat flour, it is found in baked goods, pasta, biscuits, breads and is used in processed food as a bulking agent.

One of the many challenges that people who suffer from coeliac disease or for anyone who is wheat intolerant is being able to enjoy some of life treats without making yourself ill. There are a number of great grain free flours available for anyone who is either gluten free or wants a healthier life style, coconut flour is just one of them.

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Over a third of Britons have no clue when it comes to catering for people with dietary requirements

Picture of a coffee cop with two gluten free croissants.

Over one third of people do not know how to cater for people with food intolenrances or allergies.  There is now a great range of products out there including these croissants made by Genius Gluten Free, who also make breads and cakes.

Research this week revealed that over a third of Britons shy away from catering for people with food allergies or intolerances. Read the rest of this entry

Gluten free slow cooker Aero Bubble mint cake

This mint Aero Bubble cake is made in a slow cooker and is a great gluten free bake.

This mint Aero Bubble cake is made in a slow cooker and is a great gluten free bake.

This may not be the most attractive of cakes and perhaps looks like an early life form, but this is mint Aero Bubble cake, baked in the slow cooker.

The cake, originally blogged by Bakingqueen74, went viral via social media  in 2014. What makes this cake unique, is that it is made in the slow cooker, and if you follow or have read Lucy’s blog she has blogged a number of great bakes that can be made in the slow cooker.

 

 

 

 

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Gluten free mini egg cheesecake

A mini egg cheesecake

A rich and indulgent gluten free mini cheesecake that will offer something special to your Easter celebrations

Hands up if you have already broken Lent? Hands up if you are struggling and that box of chocolates that you have forgotten to eat before Lent is testing you more than you thought it would? I am afraid that I don’t give up anything for Lent because for me it is not about giving up things, but an opportunity to give back and help others. Read the rest of this entry

Gluten free cherry and choc chip muffins

These gluten free cherry and choc chip muffins, make a great breakfast tweet.

These gluten free cherry and choc chip muffins, make a great breakfast tweet.

Having just moved house and having to change my daily routine, I have struggled to find the time to eat breakfast before work. Nowa days, like a growing number of people with busy lives, I eat breakfast when I get to work.

There are some great quick and easy gluten free breakfast products available from all good supermarkets, but sometimes I just fancy something a bit different rather than cereal bars, fruit and youghurt and instant porridge.  Read the rest of this entry

Souper soup! You could have your recipe published in a new competition

Could you have a winning soup recipe hidden away in one of your recipe books? If so, dig it as it could be included in a new recpie book. Photo: Jefferyw

Could you have a winning soup recipe hidden away in one of your recipe books? If so, dig it as it could be included in a new recpie book. Photo: Jefferyw

As the days get longer and colder, soup once again becomes the nations favourite and to go to meal. Read the rest of this entry

Gluten free Yorkshire puddings

Gluten free Yorkshire puddings

It has taken years to perfect, but these are my gluten free Yorkshire puddings that are perfect with any Sunday roast, or even as a treat during the week.

It has taken years to perfect this recipe, and I am now happy with it and ready to share. It has taken a lot of patience and has meant consuming tens of these golden crispy delights, as well as throwing several straight into the bin.   Read the rest of this entry

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