Category Archives: Miscellany

Courgette ‘Nibbles’

Look at these little beauties….. My husband and I were recently staying at a rather nice hotel on Lanzarote and the Sous Chef kept producing the most amazing assortment of entrées. I was so impressed  that I have been trying … Continue reading

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Christmas Mince Slab Pie

If you don’t want the bother of making and rolling-out pastry but still want your mincepies, then this is the pie for you!   Although it is more of a crumble mixture than a pastry, this pie goes down really … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Pastry #2 Mince Pies

My second attempt at gluten-free pastry for mince pies and this one scored a superb 10/10 from my husband who says I can make as many as I like !! The beauty of this pastry is that it can be … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Pastry #1 – Mince Pies

This recipe was my first attempt at short crust pastry for mince pies using the mincemeat I had made a few days earlier (it was sitting in my fridge letting all the flavours mingle and smelled absolutely delicious). I am … Continue reading

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Paleo Mincemeat

Christmas is coming……… and I do love Christmas.  Not the commercial side of it, but the traditional aspects especially the aromas steeping through the house as various bits are readied for the holiday.  Brings back so many lovely memories of … Continue reading

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FREE Gluten Free Christmas Ebook

Following on from the delicious Guilt-Free Christmas Cake shared yesterday from one of my new friends on UK Health Bloggers, today I would like to share the amazing FREE Gluten Free Christmas Ebook from Jo Romero of Comfort Bites (just … Continue reading

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Parsnip, Pork and Apple Stuffing – Gluten Free

A stuffing is not just for Christmas……… Jamie (Oliver) says that this stuffing is “dynamite” with turkey, but it is also a winner with roast chicken any day of the week. However, I found it very reminiscent of past Christmas … Continue reading

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Green Kiwi Smoothie

I’ve recently returned from a lovely holiday in the sun.  It was a return visit as we knew the hotel had an amazing head chef and the food served was ‘out of this world’ and I really do love good … Continue reading

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Spicy Red Curry Cauliflower “Wings” with a Green Chutney

Wow…….what a tasty dish! Serve as a delicious supper or leave the bowls out and let your guests help themselves and be amazed at the wonderful flavours.   The green “chutney” is more like a dipping sauce and is superbly tangy … Continue reading

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Scones (Gluten Free)

Using gluten-free flour is very different from baking with ‘ordinary’ flour which is often  wheat-based.  Gluten is the doughy part of the dough, the stretchy part of the pizza base; it helps dough rise and it is the structural protein … Continue reading

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