Monthly Archives: February 2014

Slow cooker chicken

This whole chicken was cooked in the slow cooker and just feel apart once cooked.

This whole chicken was cooked in the slow cooker and just feel apart once cooked.

One of my favourite Sunday dinners is roast chicken. I know that everyone has their favourite Sunday roast. Being British, it’s one of the many things that I look forward to on a Sunday. There is something comforting about a home cooked roast dinner. The smells from the kitchen as the dinner cooks reminds me of home and happy childhood memories. Sundays in my family were about spending time together and preparing for the week ahead.  Read the rest of this entry

Gluten free vegetable and Serrano ham frittata

Gluten free vegetable frittata with Spanish Serrano ham

Gluten free vegetable frittata with Spanish Serrano ham

As much as I love to cook, there are some nights when I get in from work and I want to eat something that is quick and easy, but is filling and healthy. The dilemma that I often face is how lazy can I be and get away with it? Read the rest of this entry

Gluten free baking highlights

One of the best things about baking is admiring the end product. These are just some of my gluten free baking highlights.

coconut cakes

Gluten free variation on Hairy Bikers low fat fruit tea loaf

Gluten free tea cake from the Hairy Bikers

This tasty fruit tea loaf is gluten free and low in fat.         Photo: Jane Crofts

Many of my weekends are spent reading cook books or in the kitchen experimenting with a recipe that I have read or just simply making something up. One of the best things about cooking is that you almost always have something tasty to eat after using a pile of ingredients. If something does not work out then you learn from it and next time you make it,  you make changes so that it does work. Read the rest of this entry

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