Free From Filming Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Chicken & Tarragon Pie for Waitrose TV

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The Chicken & Tarragon Pie was the first recipe we shot during the day’s filming for Waitrose TV. It was the first time I’d done anything like this, and it was completely fascinating how the whole filming process rolled out. Once I’d had my hair and make-up done (very nicely!), I went through the order…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Slow-Cooked Lamb Shanks

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This recipe is utterly delicious, but also incredibly simple to make, and perfect for the weekend. It’s full of warming, reviving and comforting flavours and aromas. And it’s one that can work brilliantly as a family recipe, or for when friends come round. Enjoy! * gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, egg-free, nut-free, seed-free, citrus-free 5 from 1 reviews…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Salmon Fishcakes

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Soft, tender salmon with a deliciously crunchy coating. It’s the polenta – or maize flour – which makes these so crunchy and delicious. It is worth using the gram flour, too, as a base coat, but if you don’t have any to hand you could use rice flour or just use polenta for both coatings. And…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Roasted Vegetable Tarts

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Dive into these tarts – made without any gluten, wheat or dairy! The sweetness of the roasted vegetables in here makes these utterly delicious – and the colours make them a show-stopper. Feast on them for dinner but they work equally well cold in a picnic, with a salad for lunch, or made into tiny,…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Gnocchi with Mushroom and Pancetta Sauce

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A hearty, warming and richly-flavoured gnocchi. This is a seriously substantial meal. If you can get fresh wild mushrooms, this will make a huge difference. But don’t worry if you can’t – it will still be worth all the cooking! * gluten-free, dairy-free, citrus-free 5 from 1 reviews Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Gnocchi with Mushroom and…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free 5/2 Fasting Grilled Salmon with Harissa Quinoa

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Intermittent fasting hit the headlines last year, and hit fever pitch when Horizon broadcasted a programme by Dr Michael Mosley called Eat, Fast and Live Longer, which was watched by two and a half million people. IF is based on the premise that short periods of fasting enable you to shift weight and change shape […]

Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Paella

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If you’ve been watching What’s Cooking on Channel 4, you may have seen Jo Pratt cooking up a storm during the first week. I first met Jo a few years’ ago, when she was planning her first (gorgeous-looking and hugely successful) book In the Mood for Food. She wrote another after that, went off and […]

Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Asian-Style Poached Chicken & Pak Choi – in a Slow Cooker

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Recently I worked with Beverly le Blanc on her brilliant new book, I Love My Slow Cooker, which was published last month. She very kindly gave me one of the slow cookers she’d bought to do all the testing and didn’t need any longer (many thanks, Bev!!) so I’ve been having a lovely time trying […]

Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Amazing Roast Pork – with Crispy, Crunchy Crackling

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  I’ve just spent a wonderful week off work – at home hanging out with Peter and Zoë, and with friends – and cooking an array of meals. Ahhh…. One of the meals I cooked was the Roast Pork Loin from Johnnie Mountain’s book, Pig, (he’s the guys who’s starring on Chef Wars in the…

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Leemei Tan’s Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Malaysian Coconut & Lemongrass–Scented Rice with Squid Sambal

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It’s easy to get stuck in a rut, making the same spice paste over and over again. So I tried a new one to make this recipe – from Leemei Tan‘s Lemongrass & Ginger. I have an all-time favourite Thai green curry that I make that is hard to drag myself away from. But it…

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