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 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 Raspberry Tarts

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Soft and creamy on the inside with a light pastry casing. You can use any soft fruit for this recipe instead of raspberries if you like. Try apricots, strawberries, blackberries, peaches, nectarines or even cherries. And if you can’t get hold of xanthum gum, don’t worry – the pastry will still work, although it is…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Parma Ham & Rocket Pizza

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A deliciously crunchy-base and mouth-watering topping, with shavings of dairy-free cheese on top. The key to this is to sprinkle the dairy-free cheese over at for the very last few minutes – to prevent the dairy-free cheese becoming gloopy. * gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free, citrus-free 5 from 1 reviews Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Parma Ham & Rocket Pizza  …

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Ham & Pineapple Pizza

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A while ago, I took Zoe to a pizza-making class at our local farmers’ market. Surrounded by other kids piling on different toppings, Zoe made a very simple pizza, using just pineapple and ham. I asked her whether she wanted to add peppers, tomatoes, mushrooms, or anything else, but she was very clear that she […]

Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Pomegranate & Pistachio Cake

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Yesterday, I woke up at 4am, pushed the curtains to one side, and took a quick look outside. It was one of those magical mornings, with whisps of morning mist, and all the signs that it was going to be a sunny day. I went back to sleep, thinking ‘I’ll make a picnic for lunch’. […]

Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Seedy Bread

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Recently my publishers took some new photographs for the cover of the paperback version of Simply Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free. One of the recipes we tried was a bread recipe. I took the White Bread recipe that’s in the book and, in order to make it more visually punchy, added seeds to the recipe. This also […]

New Pictures for Simply Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Paperback – and Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Chargrilled Pepper, Parma Ham & Pine Nut Pizza…

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My publishers decided to do another cover for the paperback version of my book Simply Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free (which has just come out). We sat down and thought about possibilities… We came up with a the idea of showing either a bread, a pizza, perhaps a tart or even Salmon en Croȗte. So we shot […]

Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Easter Loaf in a Breadmaker

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Recently Panasonic asked me if I would like to try their breadmaker for their Ideas Kitchen. I’ve never used a breadmaker before, so I was really excited – especially when the delivery guy turned up with a beautiful, shiny machine the following day. In truth, it’s very, very simple, and it saves you having to […]

Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Chargrilled Pepper & Tomato Pizza

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I made pizza for Zoë’s 4th birthday party this year. We had 16 little ones running around our home and garden and Zoë had a great time. (The mess at the end, though, was jaw-droppingly terrible!) Most kids love pizza – and it’s one of Zoë’s absolute favourites. Of course it’s delicious but it also makes a […]