Stollen

If there is one definitive food that signals the arrival of the festive season in our house, then it has to be the German Christmas bread Stollen.  This loaf that has a thick dusting of icing sugar on the outside, is meant to resemble the baby Jesus in swaddling clothing. This buttery bread enriched with... Continue Reading →

Protein packed gluten-free bread

Gluten-free bread, let's face it has a bad rap. I must admit a lot of them deserves it. There are some though that deserve a medal. I have looked at the ingredients on the pack to see if I could replicate the recipe, all to no avail though. I have achieved a few great recipes,... Continue Reading →

Gluten-free stollen

It has been a long-standing tradition in our house for me to bake stollen. This traditional German Dresden bread is packed full of plump dried fruit, spices, nuts, alcohol, and citrus zest at Christmas time. My sons, friends, and family adore them. On occasions baking as many as 25 loaves. Not for me though because... Continue Reading →

Spiced vegan flatbread

Makes 6Preparation Time 5 MinutesCooking Time 5 Minutes each This recipe is so easy and very quick to make. No yeast is required for this, just self raising-flour and an added tsp of baking powder. These crispy flatbreads are the perfect accompaniment to serve with curry, chilli or bolognese to mop up or dip in... Continue Reading →

Seeded gluten-free bread

Preparation Time 15 MinutesBaking Time 50-60 Minutes Vegan, gluten-free, vegetarian and nut-free Being gluten and wheat intolerant was a big blow at first, My favourite foods disappeared and what was left did not fill me with delight. Looking around at the choice of breads left to me had me reeling in despair. I bought so... Continue Reading →

Roast garlic & tomato Focaccia bread

Preparation Time 15 MinutesProofing TimeCooking Time 35 Minutes Gluten-free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Nut-free and Egg-free Focaccia bread is a bit underrated in this country, behind the sourdoughs, artisan and wholemeal bread that are so popular now. It still has its place though among our British loaves. To me, this crusty, slightly salty Italian bread lends itself... Continue Reading →

Soda bread

Preparation Time 15 MinutesCooking Time 45-50 Minutes One of the things I took for granted before I became coeliac was bread, particularly a gorgeous sandwich made from the soft nutty granary or wholemeal flour. I have not found many gluten-free bread that are a match for the wholemeal or granary bread from my past, although... Continue Reading →

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