The gluten-free vegan

When I started my blog, in my mind it was for the people, who for whatever reason were gluten-free. Also, a big part of it was for those who had made a choice to become vegan. As I go forward I have found that there are so many, who like me are both. I am... Continue Reading →

Soda bread

Preparation Time 15 MinutesCooking Time 45-50 Minutes theOne of the things I took for granted before I became coeliac was bread, particularly a gorgeous sandwich made from soft nutty granary or wholemeal bread. I have not found many gluten-free breads that are sandwich suitable, although lovely for toast. Soda bread was always a favourite, I... Continue Reading →

Lemon Buttermilk scones

Preparation Time 15 MinutesBaking Time 15 MinutesMakes 12 Small and 10 larger ones The simple scone, baked to perfection has been a stalwart of the English afternoon tea for many years, even supposedly dating back to the 11th century. They are very similar to the American biscuit but here they are not served with "gravy".... Continue Reading →

Quick Cheeze scones

Preparation Time Minutes Baking Time 25-30 Minutes Makes 6-8 Gluten-free, Vegan, Dairy-free and Nut-free   I am a lover of more savoury snacks than sweet ones, one of those being cheese scones. I could never imagine I would love a gluten-free vegan one as much as the ones I baked long ago. These are super... Continue Reading →

Tried & tested March- April

We all know it is tough right now.  We are only allowed to shop for groceries on one trip and been told to avoid nipping to the shop for non-essentials. Social distancing and food shortage due to some people hoarding has now made shopping for food a nightmare, grocery shopping is not an option for... Continue Reading →

Deb’s Canadian coffee cake

Preparation 15 Minutes Baking Time 40-45 Minutes Serves 16 If I had not met my best friend Debs nearly 6 years ago, or heard of a coffee cake containing no coffee, then I don't think I would have either attempted to bake this cake let alone  trying to make a vegan and gluten-free version In... Continue Reading →

A breath of fresh air

I just wanted to write a quick update about how things are going a being released from the hospital and my plans and ambitions for this year. Breathing is easier now as I recover from a horrible bout of pneumonia and an asthma attack, that frankly scared me so much. Still very tired but building... Continue Reading →

Banana cake with vanilla frosting

Preparation Time 15 Minutes Preparation Time 15 Minutes Cooking Time 30-40 MinutesServes 12 Next to the carrot cake in my eyes is banana cake. I love its dense but moist texture with the deep taste and aroma of bananas. In this house, everyone is overjoyed when bananas go past their best or when they are... Continue Reading →

Plain Flour blend Number 1

For around eight years, I have been baking with shop bought gluten-free flours. Never really getting the result I wanted, and it was never on par with my pre-coeliac baking days. I just assumed that this was as good as it got. I was also thankful that at least it was better than say twenty-five... Continue Reading →

The Gluten- Free Vegan

When I started my blog, in my mind it was for the people, who for whatever reason were gluten-free. Also, a big part of it was for those who had made a choice to become vegan. As I go forward I have found that there are so many, who like me are both. I am... Continue Reading →

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