Tag Archives: Strawberries

Chocolate Cake with Fresh Fruit (Nut-free)

My thanks to Irena Macri of Eat Drink Paleo for this amazing recipe.  It not only looks good, it tastes scrumptious too and the grand-kids loved it as dessert.   I served it with whipped coconut cream. I used an 8″ … Continue reading

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Maple Syrup Meringues with Strawberries and Coconut Cream

Just very occasionally, a sweet treat is needed and when I spotted this recipe in my favourite magazine I knew I had found just the one. The meringue nests kept perfectly in an airtight tin for a couple of days … Continue reading

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Lemon Tarts with Blueberries, Strawberries and/or Raspberries

The original recipe by Eleanor Ozich was for Lemony Creme Tarts with Fresh Figs but whilst I love fresh figs, I didn’t have any available and the grandchildren were coming the next day so I decided to adapt the recipe … Continue reading

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Strawberry Banana Cake with Almonds

Cooking with gluten-free flour is not quite the same as baking with a wheat-based one, often leading to quite crumbly results.  This cake holds together very well and cuts beautifully into slices. I also find that this cake freezes really … Continue reading

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Quick Green Salad with Chicken, Fruit and a Mustard Dressing

This is a simple salad I love making when I have just a few items left in my fridge.  A simple bag of mixed lettuce leaves (any sort) with just 4 or 5 large strawberries, a few baby plum tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Strawberry Buckwheat Pancakes

I tend to wake up quite early and my idea of luxury is to make a hot drink, return to bed and read the newspapers, emails and Facebook on my iPad.   The times I have spotted a recipe whilst lying … Continue reading

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Strawberry Cheesecake Bites

How I enjoyed making these little beauties. To be honest, I wasn’t sure they were going to come out of the bun tins but using a rounded butter knife, they popped out surprisingly easily.  My bun/patty tins were not as … 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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Strawberry and Chia Jam

Apart from the fact that it is full of refined sugar, I don’t enjoy shop-bought jam as it always seems too sweet.  I made this strawberry jam to try on some gluten-free scones I was making and was delighted to … Continue reading

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Raspberry, Strawberry and Coconut Cake

Served with a little coconut cream or natural yoghurt, this cake would make an excellent dessert.  Alternatively, a slice is perfect for afternoon tea or as a snack.   My grandchildren couldn’t get enough of it when I served it … Continue reading

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