Tag Archives: Gluten free diet

Gluten free simple French chocolate cake

Gluten free simple French chocolate cake

After reading the latest Lickedspoon Substack newsletter by Debora Robertson, I was inspired to make a gluten free version of the simple French chocolate cake recipe she shared. I’m a huge fan of Debora Robertson. Last year I treated myself to her book, Notes from a small kitchen Island. It’s a book I cannot wait […]

Brown basmati, red camargue and wild rice salad

Brown basmati, red camargue and wild rice salad

I rustled up this delicious brown basmati, red camargue and wild rice salad the other day. It happened to be the hottest day on record in the UK and the yummy rice salad proved to be the perfect light lunch to enjoy when the weather was a little too hot to handle! This fresh, vibrant […]

Gluten free chocolate banana bread

Gluten free chocolate banana bread sliced on a china plate

I’ve made this gluten free chocolate banana bread a few times now and love it. It’s a real joy to make. No fancy equipment needed. Not even an electric whisk.  This delightfully soft, flavoursome chocolate banana bread is studded with chocolate chips and is one of those cakes that tastes even better a day or […]

Gluten free blueberry muffins

Gluten free blueberry muffins

Delighted to be sharing this fabulous recipe for delicious gluten free blueberry muffins. These soft, blueberry packed, sugar topped muffins, really are the bee’s knees and have been loved by all who have tried them so far. The original recipe I used to make these muffins came from Jenn Segal. Jenn is a classically trained […]

Gluten free pear cake

Freshly baked pear cake on a blue plate

I discovered this rather wonderful pear cake ((Torta di pere e mandorle) recipe by Elisabetta Ludica, on the BBC Food website. The only change I’ve made to the original recipe is to use gluten free flour. And after baking and testing it out a few times, I’d like to share the recipe with you. 

Leek, walnut and two cheese gluten free shortcrust tart

Gluten free leek walnut and two cheese tart

Since starting writing my own gluten free food blog, I’ve discovered many inspiring food/recipe writers and cooks; Rosie Birkett being one of them. Rosie is a recipe writer and cook, and it’s her recipe for leek, walnut and two cheese shortcrust tart that I’m about to share with you.  The original recipe for this truly […]

Gluten free iced coconut cake

Gluten free iced coconut cake

I’m a fan of coconut cake and have wanted to get a recipe for one on the blog for some time. The recipe I’ve gone with is something I popped together as a bit of a trial a few weeks ago and I was delighted with the result. This gluten free iced coconut cake is […]

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 […]