Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Jewelled Persian Rice

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Last weekend Peter, Zoe and I went to stay with a friend (also called Peter) who lives near Saffron Walden in Essex. It was wonderfully sunny and we swam outside for the first time this year (hard to believe now, after the gales we’ve had this week…) Huge thanks, Peter, for a truly lovely weekend…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Kale Salad with Toasted Seeds

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In my role at the publishers DBP, I have been working on a book that has just come out – Nourish: The Cancer Care Cookbook. Written by the team at Penny Brohn Cancer Centre and nutritionist Christine Bailey, it shows you how to create delicious meals, snacks and drinks that are packed with nutrients to […]

Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Spicy Cauliflower Fritters

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Cauliflower works brilliantly with bold, spicy flavours. Its delicate taste and texture when cooked just soaks them in. And it’s a lovely firm vegetable that is substantial – making it a great addition to a gluten-free kitchen. Here I’ve mixed up a batter, using rice flour, gram flour and cornflour, and then sparkling water as…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Spiced Jerusalem Artichokes

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In the Winter section of Susannah Blake’s lovely cookbook, Seasonal Food, there’s a section on the very under-rated Jerusalem artichoke. Unrelated to the globe artichoke the Jerusalem artichoke is a great alternative to potatoes. When cooked, they have a soft, creamy texture and, with their slightly sweet and nutty flavour, they make a particularly good…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Thai Prawn Curry

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This year some friends came round for my birthday. I wanted a completely hassle-free evening, so I made some gluten-free & dairy-free chocolate brownies, and then on the night I cooked this Thai Prawn Curry – and it really was super-easy. I made the curry paste the night before and kept it in the fridge…

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