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

Mini gluten free chicken and ham pies

Mini gluten free chicken and ham pies

It’s funny, how some foods that didn’t thrill me before being diagnosed with coeliac disease, I’ve suddenly become a fan of. Pies being a classic example. Whilst I’ve made lots of large savoury gluten free pies and quiches, I thought it would make a nice change to have a go at making some small individual […]

Gluten free Black Forest gateau

Gluten free Black Forest gateau

I was really happy with how this gluten free Black Forest gateau turned out. The original recipe I used came from the BBC Good Food website, and as with so many standard recipes, with a few tweaks and ingredient checks, it was possible to make it completely gluten free. 

Gluten free Florentines

Gluten free Florentines

Give me a Florentine any day over a cream cake. I just love them. The only problem is, many shop bought Florentines contain gluten, and therefore are off limits for us gluten free gang. But I’ve got some great news, I had a go at rustling some homemade ones up the other day and they […]

Gluten free YUM YUM cake

Gluten free Yum Yum cake

I’m delighted to share this recipe for gluten free YUM YUM cake with you (the name alone makes me happy!). The original recipe for this gorgeous cake came from a little recipe book that belonged to my grandma. It’s one of those books that happened, thanks to various people kindly contributing their favourite recipes. I […]

Gluten free steamed jam sponge pudding

Gluten free steamed jam sponge pudding

Had a little bash at making a gluten free steamed jam sponge pudding the other day and was absolutely over the moon with how well it turned out. The sponge was perfectly light and compared fabulously to ‘gluten filled’ steamed puddings I’d enjoyed many years ago.

Gluten free ginger spiced cake

Gluten free ginger spiced cake

Updated 6th February 2022 Here is another rather super recipe to share with you. This gluten free ginger spiced cake has a yummy, soft, golden buttery crumb, that is perfectly spiced with warming ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg. And, when decorated with a generous drizzle of glace icing, and chopped crystallised stem ginger, it’s ramped up […]

Gluten free baking hints and tips

Gluten free carrots cake cupcakes

Updated 30th March 2022 Many people believe that gluten free baking is tricky, but over the years I’ve discovered that it’s really not that much different from standard baking and is certainly worth the effort.

Gluten free date and walnut traybake topped with delicious coffee buttercream

Gluten free date and walnut tray bake

What a delightful recipe I have to share with you today. This delicious gluten free date and walnut traybake topped with lightly whipped coffee buttercream, a sprinkle of chopped walnuts and finished with a dusting of cocoa, really is the perfect afternoon treat. It’s also another really simple recipe to pop together and smells AMAZING […]

Easy moussaka – Lizzy style!

Moussakka

Mmmm moussaka I love it! Now, my take on moussaka isn’t the true authentic dish that you would expect to get served up in Greece. But, it is nice and easy to pop together, extremely tasty and naturally gluten free.

Gluten free lemon drizzle cake

Gluten free lemon drizzle cake

Another mighty fine recipe to share with you! This gluten free lemon drizzle cake recipe is a joy to make and smells incredible whilst it’s baking. The light buttery sponge, is delicately flavoured with fresh lemon zest and finished with a classic lemon drizzle topping.