Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Cherry Pie

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There’s nothing quite like a home-made cherry pie. I use more liquid in my gluten-free pastry than the traditional kind because I find that it needs to contain more moisture. This stop it catching/burning when you cook it, and gives it a better texture, but it can make it sticky and hard to handle. But…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Crème Caramel

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When I was young, I loved Crème Caramel. I adored the taste and texture of the slightly burnt caramel against the soft, vanilla custard. Sometimes when we went to visit my granny, we’d go out for lunch. She had a favourite restaurant that we invariably went to – and they often had this on the…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Apple, Blackberry & Hazelnut Crumble

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This delicious crumble is made with gluten-free oats. Recently it was discovered that oats don’t actually contain gluten – but because they are generally produced and packaged alongside other gluten products, especially wheat, they often have a certain amount of gluten in them. Great news! I’ve always loved oats but have definitely experienced reactions from…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Raspberry & Almond Clafoutis – in Hello! Magazine

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Recently I devised some recipes for Kallo, for their new range of organic soya milks (which are delicious!!) One of the recipes I created was a Raspberry and Almond Clafoutis. I adore clafoutis – it’s a a baked dessert in a custard-like batter, similar to pancake batter. Originally a French dish, it was traditionally made…

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Dairy-Free Raspberry Ice-Cream (made in a Vitamix)

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This recipe is adapted from one of the recipes in the Vitamix cookery book. It’s incredibly easy to make and full of beautiful flavours from the raspberries and rosewater. And it’s made with yogurt instead of cream (I’ve substituted dairy-free soya yogurt here), so it’s wonderfully light – and healthy! I adore my Vitamix machine…

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Tropical Fruit Salad with Chilli, Star Anise, Cinnamon & Lime Dressing

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This gorgeous fruit salad comes from spice master John Gregory’s Smith‘s book, Mighty Spice. Inspired by his travels around the world, John wrote the cookbook to show how you can use spices to add amazing flavours – including spicy, zingy, fiery and tangy – as well as delicious aromas. Instead of having to use a…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Chocolate & Pear Tart

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I’m coming in late to the Pie Party (sorry!) but I wanted to share this because it truly is heavenly. A rich chocolate tart, with soft, sweet pears – and a very gooey middle. In theory, you should bake your tart until the filling is completely set but the rich, oozing middle in this one…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Blueberry & Lime Cheesecake

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This wonderful cheesecake is filled with sweet blueberries, and accented by zesty lime, rich soya cream cheese and spicy ginger biscuits. The world is filled with people who ADORE cheesecake and, having never, seriously, ever been able to eat one, I’ve now been able to join them. YAY! Delicious and stunning, and I know from…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Christmas Pudding

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Christmas pudding is a great part of the countdown to Christmas. Traditionally you make it a few weeks (up to 6 weeks) before and, once you’ve piled all the ingredients into a large bowl, everyone has a good stir and a wish. This year, Zoe’s friend, Emily, came round to stir. We hope your wish…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Nectarine Tart

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This pastry is beautifully light and stays a golden colour, even though the tart is in the oven for 50 minutes. For this to happen, you need to add a little more water than normal – so that there is enough moisture in the pastry – making it extremely sticky! Don’t worry – I’ve included…

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