Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Mushroom, Spinach & Butternut Squash Wellington


This is truly delicious! The combination of the sweet squash, the earthy mushrooms, spinach and the pine nuts and the fresh, woody flavours of the parsley all combine beautifully with the strong soya cheese taste. Bite through the crispy, light pastry into the soft, melting centre, with the crunchy pine nuts interspersed – and enjoy!…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Chocolate & Pear Tart


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 Polenta Cupcakes


These cupcakes are full of wonderful Italian flavours. The slightly crunchy texture of polenta, along with the ground almonds and the tangy lemon make these cupcakes delicious. And they’re incredibly quick and easy to make. This recipe is taken from Masterchef finalist Caroline Brewster’s book, Yummy, which gives you wonderful desserts you can make in…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Tomato Tart


I love baking – when I open the door of the oven and take out the finished result, it feels like I’ve created something wonderful. This tart is taken from my book Simply Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free. This might look hard – but it’s actually incredibly simple to make. You just make the pastry case, then…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Watercress & Pea Tagliatelle


Jenny from Juvela very kindly sent me some samples of the Juvela range of products (many thanks, Jenny!) and I thought the Tagliatelle was great – incredibly easy to cook, with no need to add oil or keep stirring to stop it sticking together. I tend to eat gluten-free pasta that’s either got a lot…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Tarte Tatin


Create a little piece of French-patisserie heaven in your own kitchen. There really is something very heart-warming about making and eating Tarte Tatin. Do buy local, organic apples as these will really add to the meltingly sweet taste of the tart, and if you can find xanthan gum, it will make a difference to the pastry,…

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