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

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Gluten free nairns

Do you breakfast like a King or is it like a pauper?

At Grange Farm in Lincolnshire they make sure that gets get not only a good start to the day, but allow them to try local ingredients. Photo: Grange Farm.

At the Grange B and B in East Barkwith in Lincolnshire, owner Sarah Stamp ensures that guests get not only a good start to the day, but allows them to try local ingredients. Photo: The Grange B and B.

There’s a well-known saying that we should ‘breakfast like a King, lunch like a Prince and dine like a pauper,’ but how many of us really live like this? Life’s demands and strains mean breakfast for many is when we eat like a pauper and our main meal is eaten at night. Read the rest of this entry

Bread: Gluten free cloud bread

Gluten free cloud bread are light and fluffy and perfect warm.

Gluten free cloud bread are light and fluffy and perfect warm.

Bread is my nemesis, no matter what I do I just can’t seem to make the perfect gluten free loaf. I am determined to not let it beat me, so for now I will continue to experiment and one day soon I hope to make perfect gluten free bread. Read the rest of this entry

Gluten free and me

Me!

Me!

From a very young age I’ve been fascinated by the taste, smell and colour of food. I love food, it is that simple. Ten years ago I lost my passion for food after being diagnosed with an intolerance to wheat. Read the rest of this entry

Gluten Free apple crumble muffins

Gluten Free apple crumble cakes are the perfect winter cupcake.

Gluten Free apple crumble cakes are the perfect winter cupcake.

As winter approaches we find ourselves, here in the UK, seeking comfort in warming stews and baked puddings such as apple crumble and custard or steamed syrup sponge, hence the inspiration for putting apple crumble flavours into a gluten free muffin. Read the rest of this entry

The Lincolnshire Ploughmans lunch

A Lincolnshire ploughmans includes warm Lincolnshire sausages or locally made haslet. (Picture Railway Tavern).

This Lincolnshire Ploughmans includes warm Lincolnshire sausages or locally made haslet. (Picture Railway Tavern).

The ploughman’s is one of Britain’s most traditional and best loved lunches and has been served in pubs all over the county for over 50 years. But did you know that you can source all of the ingredients for this well-loved lunch in Lincolnshire? Read the rest of this entry

My 2016 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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