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Gluten-free recipes

gluten-free crumble bars

Vegan and gluten-free rhubarb crumble bars

“I have some rhubarb we used in the lab today that you can cook with if you want,” he said –  and so began this post, with the offer of post-school-experiment rhubarb from my schoolteacher boyfriend. Understandably, I was initially a little hesitant to take this off his hands, with visions of all the terrible things […] Read more…

Gluten-free and dairy-free marbled banana bread

Gluten-free marbled banana bread

I’ll begin this post by saying how great this banana bread is. With the rich muscovado sugar, lots of moisture from the bananas, and a beautiful chocolate-vanilla swirl that makes it just that little bit prettier, it’s easy to make gluten free and a fabulous way of using some of those sad-looking bananas in the […] Read more…

Gluten-free sweet and savoury tarts

Weekend baking: Gluten-free and vegan sweet & savoury tarts

Today brings the next instalment in my weekend baking series, which takes a chattier look over recent gluten-free bakes I’ve tried: this week’s post features two gluten-free and vegan tarts I made over the Easter weekend! I am a total food pusher, a trait I’ve inherited from my mum – we both like to express love by […] Read more…

The perfect gluten-free loaf cake

The perfect gluten-free loaf cake: three ways

Loaf cake is such a favourite of mine. There’s something so comforting and homely about it in its simplicity – for me, while I also love a delicately iced cupcake or a slice of brownie, there’s nothing better than a thick wedge of really good loaf cake alongside a hot cup of coffee. Nevertheless, it […] Read more…

gluten-free vegetarian pasta bake

Mushroom, mozzarella & tomato gluten-free pasta bake

What beautiful weather we had over this weekend! In celebration of the first inklings of spring (and, dare I say it, summer?) sunshine, I’m bringing you a little slice of Italy with this gluten-free, vegetarian mozzarella pasta bake! We had a simply lovely weekend, and this delicious dinner played a starring role. Saturday was spent […] Read more…

Weekend Baking: Raw, vegan and gluten-free ginger slice

Today’s update brings another post in my weekend baking series, which is more casual in style and offers a recap of any gluten-free ventures attempted over my weekend! On the agenda today are Cheltenham’s new vegetarian café, Kindness & Co., making gluten-free sweet treats for Mother’s Day and a coeliac’s perspective on the new vegan cookbook Beautifully Real […] Read more…

Gluten-Free Red Velvet Red Nose Day Cupcakes!

Who doesn’t love a good red velvet cupcake? An oh-so-fashionable American bakery import, it ticks all the right boxes: with a rich chocolate flavour, light sponge, and deliciously tangy cream cheese icing, they’re also easy to make, and really rather pretty. Plus, red velvet is another cake that’s very simple to get right gluten free, seeing […] Read more…

Weekend Baking: Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

After all that highfalutin’ talk in my introductory post, I’m now going to take things back a little by sharing a recipe for gluten-free chocolate chip cookies. They’re beautiful and basic but oh so delicious. If you get the bake on a chocolate chip cookie just right, and it’s all soft and slightly melty inside, […] Read more…