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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

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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Gluten free chocolate chip and coconut cookies

Gluten free chocolate chip and coconut cookies

Gluten free chocolate chip and coconut cookies

Feeling inspired and really happy with feedback from my taste testers, from the cranberry and white chocolate cookies, I thought I would experiment with another flavour. These cookies are really chewy and seem to work really with gluten free flour, something that really surprised me on the first trial. Read the rest of this entry

Gluten free white chocolate and cranberry cookies

Gluten free white chocolate and cranberry cookies

Gluten free white chocolate and cranberry cookies

In my quest to one day become the Great British Bake Off champion I thought I should start to spread my wings a little more. I know that I will have to impress my baking heroes, Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry. I will also need to show them all of my baking skills and its about time I started to brush up on existing skills and get some new ones. Read the rest of this entry

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