Monthly Archives: March 2013

Spanish mushroom and chicken risotto

Spanish mushroom and chicken risotto

Spanish mushroom and chicken risotto

One of my favourite things to do on holiday is to go to a supermarket or the local markets and look at the all the different types of food they have on offer. I love looking at the different types of fresh vegetables, and taking in their vibrant colours and smells.

There is just something about Spanish supermarkets that I love. I know that most supermarkets all over the world are pretty much the same, but it’s the variety of fresh and local food that is different and quite often exciting for a foodie like me. Read the rest of this entry

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Prawn, haddock and sweetcorn chowder

Prawn, haddock and sweetcorn chowder

Prawn, haddock and sweetcorn chowder

The one great thing about being on holiday is having the time to look through recipe books and magazines when you need a little inspiration.

Being passionate about tasty and great gluten-free meals this is my latest main meal idea. It’s quick, easy and very tasty.  Read the rest of this entry

Gluten-free Victoria sandwich

My version of a gluten free Victoria sandwich

My version of a gluten free Victoria sandwich

This weeks blog post or bake was the great British classic, the Victoria sandwich.

All over the country, people are judged at county fairs and village fates on their versions of this classic cake.  The Women’s Institute in the UK are known to be some of the best bakers of this classic British cake. Having had such high praise for my baking over recent months, I thought it about time that I tried a to make a gluten-free version of this classic cake. Read the rest of this entry

Sam’s gluten-free chocolate and orange marbled cupcakes

Gluten free chocolate and orange marbled cupcakes with chocolate frosting

Gluten free chocolate and orange marbled cupcakes with chocolate frosting

As my gluten-free baking journey continues I am making cakes that I  would not only enjoy, but that would put a smile on the face of those who want to have ago at making some gluten-free baked delights. Read the rest of this entry

Sam interviews Saturday Kitchen host James Martin

Photo: Phil Dowsing Creative

Photo: Phil Dowsing Creative

Being a bit food fan and an avid watcher of several cooking programmes, my work day was made when a press release dropped into my inbox offering me the opportunity to interview perhaps one of my cheffing idols, James Martin.

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