Pastry and Bread

Gluten-Free Shortcrust Pastry

I have been told that I am very good at making the pastry, although it is not a thing I really enjoy doing. When I first started making the gluten-free pastry the results were horrendous. It broke into pieces when I tried to roll it, then when I attempted to line a tart tin it… Continue Reading →

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 →

Gluten free & vegan bread

Being gluten and wheat free intolerant really was a big blow to my food choices and my purse. There are a few things I miss but none more than a soft wholemeal or granary bread or just soft bread in general. I like to think I am a good baker and my normal homemade bread… Continue Reading →

Gluten free plain flour blends

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 years… 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 →

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