Category Archives: Recipes

Gluten-free/dairy-free pancakes

So it’s Shrove Tuesday again – and that only means one thing – PANCAKE DAY!  I’ve used the same old recipe for pancakes for many years.  It’s on a mucky, dog-eared photocopy of a recipe from an old leaflet (or was … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Christmas Bakewell Tart Pies

We love mince pies in our house but they can get a bit boring sometimes. We also love Bakewell Tarts, which I’ve found out recently are really easy to make. So when I saw an idea for mince pies with a Bakewell … Continue reading

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GF Yorkshire Puddings

One of the hardest things I’ve found to cook using gluten free ingredients is Yorkshire Puddings.  I’ve tried various recipes from books and websites and never really been totally happy with the results.  However I had another go recently and I think … Continue reading

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Marzipan Jewel Cake

I committed the ultimate sin this week and forgot to make my lovely 19 year old daughter a birthday cake!  So while we were visiting my parents this weekend, my mum and I whipped this little number up between us.  … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free and Good-For-You Vegetable Soup

This is a simple but tasty recipe I’ve used a lot over recent years.  It’s one of those that has just grown and changed and I’ve never really written it down until now.  Most of the ingredients are optional, just … Continue reading

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Hoarders anonymous

I’ve always liked cooking and baking and whilst my tastes have never been exotic, I do like to try new things and am frequently buying ingredients for the latest recipe I just saw on TV or read in a magazine. Because I … Continue reading

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Quick Recipe – Liven up that fruit

Here’s an idea for a simple, healthy, delicious breakfast that also makes a lovely dessert or snack for any time of the day.  Fruity Granola Surprise Slice up your favourite fresh fruit into a bowl.  I usually like apples, but peaches are … Continue reading

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Courgette and Lemon Drizzle Cake

Faced with a growing pile of courgettes from my allotment, I was pleased to find this fantastic recipe on the BBC Good Food website.  Here’s a link to the original recipe Frosted courgette and lemon cake and below is my adapted version.   Of … Continue reading

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Eggy Chicken Escalopes

Here’s a quick and easy recipe for chicken that I’ve had for ages but never got around to trying out.  This morning, I took some chicken from the freezer to defrost for a casserole tonight, but then one by one, each family member announced they wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Biscuits

Here’s a quick recipe for some pretty looking and delicious tasting Valentine’s Day biscuits.  They are of course gluten-free! The biscuit recipe is a basic shortbread recipe taken originally from the book “Healthy Gluten-Free Eating” by Darina Allen which I’ve … Continue reading

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