Potato & courgette gratin with goats cheese

Potatoes, goats cheese and courgettes go very well together in this simple potato & courgette gratin, that’s easy to make, and tastes great. You can substitute any cream/grating cheese you want, instead of goats cheese but it really does work well in this recipe. You need: 2 medium courgettes, washed and chopped into 1/2 inch […]

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The Gluten Free Cook Book – Review

Having been married to someone with a gluten intolerance for 13 years, I have taught myself a lot about what someone with gluten intolerance can eat and what must be avoided. I have to admit that I only started looking at actual recipes and cookbooks targeting the gluten intolerant market, recently, when I decided I […]

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Anyone for a Pimms Ice Lolly?

I know there are lots of recipes for Pimms ice lollies out there, but this is my tried and tested, tweaked a few times one. I am not an ice lolly fan, but it’s been very hot and sticky here, this past week, so I broke out the Pimms, this weekend and made my famous […]

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Gluten Free, Dairy, easy banana bread recipe

This is a very easy, all in one bowl, cheat by using parchment paper, gluten free, dairy free banana bread that literally disappears almost as soon as it is cool enough to eat. I am not actually that fond of bananas, although I don’t mind them in other foods. My children won’t eat bananas in […]

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Toad in the hole (gluten free/cows milk free)

Toad in the hole is an  English dish, consisting of Yorkshire pudding batter, with sausages nestled inside, served with gravy and veg, it’s a warm, comforting, and delicious meal. We use a gluten free, cows milk free recipe for our toad in the hole, based on my very easy Yorkshire pudding recipe. The trick to […]

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Ilumi ready made meals – a review

When we were asked to review some ready made meals, by Ilumi, we jumped at the chance. As I have written about, before, we have struggled with finding pre packaged food, for when we need something quick and convenient, that is gluten free and also dairy free, and that my husband, and son can eat. […]

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A cheat’s gluten free pasta…

There are lots of gluten free pasta recipes out there, some easy, some a bit more complicated. This one is made entirely of courgette, and is based on some ideas I have seen around, on using vegetables as a starch replacement. It took me a while to become convinced that you could make “pasta” by […]

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Slow cooked Gluten free Meatballs & Gnocchi

A slow cooked gluten free meatball recipe, with gnocchi, a change from pasta. This recipe is an easy, and very tasty one, and because it is gluten free, is one you can serve to someone with gluten intolerance or allergies. You will need  olive oil for browning the meatballs and coating the gnocchi 1 medium […]

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Gluten free, dairy free Victoria sponge cake.

If you are looking for a gluten free, dairy free sponge cake recipe, this is perfect. I must confess, I have never made any kind of Victoria sponge cake. For some reason, I have always felt it wouldn’t work. But when I spotted this recipe over at Cafe Creme’s Facebook page, she made it seem […]

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