Category Archives: Recipes

Browse through my tempting selection of tried and tested gluten free recipes. Many are good old family favourites that originate from my mum and grandma’s recipe books, others I’ve gathered up from cookery books and cuttings from magazines, and some are original to me. So yes, HERE I bring you a wonderful eclectic mix of gluten free recipe yumminess! Enjoy

Gluten free steamed syrup sponge

Gluten free steamed syrup sponge on a plate

It’s with sheer delight, that I share this truly scrumptious gluten free steamed sponge recipe with you. I have a steamed jam sponge recipe already on the blog, but I know how popular steamed syrup pud is, so I thought you wouldn’t mind me tempting you with this one too. 

Gluten free Scotch pancakes (drop scones)

A stack of gluten free Scotch pancakes

I was lucky enough to spend a few extremely happy years of my childhood, living in a rather wonderful Scottish seaside town called Thurso. It was whilst living in Thurso, that I got to try Scotch pancakes for the first time. This was thanks to our neighbour, who we affectionately called Auntie Jannetta, popping round […]

Grandma’s (gluten free) ginger biscuits

Grandma's gluten free ginger biscuits

Updated 27th February 2022 A few years ago, my cousin Rachel, arrived at one of our family get togethers with a tin full of gluten free ginger biscuits. They were delicious! And it turned out, that the original recipe she’d used to make them, came from our grandma. Whilst I had the sheer pleasure of […]

Gluten free Mexican cookies

Gluten free Mexican cookies in a cake tin

Writing my blog has really fuelled the fire I have for new foodie discoveries. These gluten free Mexican cookies are my latest food discovery. And I love them! I spotted the recipe for these Mexican cookies (galletas con grageas) as I was flicking through the December 2021 Waitrose & Partners Food magazine (a fabulous publication […]

Brandy sauce

Gluten free Christmas pudding with brandy sauce

It thrills me to still be able to tuck into things that I’ve always enjoyed, simply because they’re naturally gluten free. And remarkably that’s the case for this delicious, smooth and creamy brandy sauce. I know that you can go all fancy pants when making brandy sauce and make it with flour and a roux […]

Gluten free Christmas pudding

Gluten free Christmas pudding

I always looked forward to tucking into my mum’s homemade Christmas pudding on Christmas Day. In my humble opinion it was, and still is the best Christmas pudding I’ve ever tasted. As my mum’s Christmas pudding was SO good and is one of the many recipes she’d jotted down, I thought I’d give a gluten […]

Gluten free banana chocolate muffins

Gluten free banana chocolate muffins on a floral china plate

If you are reading this, I just want to say “thank you”. As if it wasn’t for you, I probably wouldn’t have given these delicious banana chocolate muffins a go. Whilst I have a long list of great recipes that I’d eventually like to share with you, I’m always on the hunt for new ones […]

Gluten free sticky toffee pudding cake

Gluten free sticky toffee cake

I’ve been at it again, rustling up a gluten free version of another delicious classic. This time I’m bringing you a rather wonderful recipe for a sticky toffee pudding cake.

Gluten free sherry trifle

Gluten free trifle

I got myself so excited to share this gluten free sherry trifle recipe, that I didn’t know where to start. So many words, so many trifle food memories… spotting it on a well laden sweet trolley, my mum making it every Christmas. You get it?!! Trifle brings me GREAT joy! 

Gluten free scrunch

Gluten free scrunch squares piled up

If you’ve never had the pleasure of tucking into a golden square of scrunch, you’ve been missing a real treat! Scrunch is similar in texture to flapjack, with the same familiar flavours going on too. It’s deliciously crunchy, buttery, syrupy and EXTREMELY moreish (you’ve been warned).