• Recipes

    Better baking with nuts

    I think we can all agree that fresh baked goods are delicious, the smell, the taste the sugary goodness, what is not to like? I have a good friend who is allergic to gluten which puts a bit of a damper on baked goods, gluten-free flours don’t have quite the same texture or taste as the regular stuff and after some disastrous results with substituting ingredients, I resolved to find naturally gluten-free recipes instead. Luckily my friend has no nut allergies because I found an excellent series of recipes that use no flour whatsoever, what they use instead are ground up nuts. I had no idea that you could use…

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    Roots rock

    Autumnal times call for Autumnal measures which is why I have been cracking out the root veggies, from beetroots to yams there is nothing better for dark nights than a hearty meal. Shepards pie was always a firm favourite in my house; a delicious mix of tasty veg mingling with fresh ground beef mince topped with the holy grail of comfort food- mashed potato!