Cinnamon biscuits

Whilst in lockdown the smallest Braithwaite and myself have been busy getting our bake on. These cinnamon biscuits have gone down a storm! Really easy to make and very delicious. She particularly enjoys dusting them in cinnamon sugar at the end! Ingredients 175 g Dairy Free spread (I use vitalite) 100 g Caster Sugar 225Continue reading “Cinnamon biscuits”

Syrup biscuits

Another favourite of ours to bake which is really easy and a good fun activity for rainy days and lockdown days! Ingredients 125 g dairy free spread (I use Vitalite) 60g caster sugar 1 tbs golden syrup 220g Gluten Free self-raising flour Quarter teaspoon xanthan gum Makes around 16 biscuits Method Cream butter and sugarContinue reading “Syrup biscuits”

Keftedes – delicious Greek meatballs

We LOVE Greek food in our house, the Greek restaurant is one of our favourites and I quite often cook Greek cuisine. These Keftedes are a hit! Ingredients Makes 24 Keftedes 400g lean beef mince 400g lean Lamb mince 1 onion finely chopped 3 slices of gluten free bread broken into crumbs handful of finelyContinue reading “Keftedes – delicious Greek meatballs”

Rice with butternut squash, broccoli, pancetta and feta

This is a recipe passed to me by my sister and is a favourite of ours! My daughter even has a song for the ingredients list. It’s really easy to make but tastes delicious. I leave the pancetta out of mine so it’s vegetarian and I leave the feta out of Ste’s so it’s dairyContinue reading “Rice with butternut squash, broccoli, pancetta and feta”

Gluten and dairy free meat and potato pie

During lockdown it has been VERY difficult to get hold of gluten free flour so I used a packet of genius shortcrust pastry to make this pie. It was literally “use what’s in the cupboard while we isolate”. To quote Steve it is “the best pie he’s ever had”. Ingredients Ready to roll pastry (IContinue reading “Gluten and dairy free meat and potato pie”

Delicious vegan leek and potato soup

You can’t beat a good bowl of hot soup on a cold winters day. We all love soup. Steve perhaps loves it a bit too much as he has been known to order a bowl of soup for dessert in a restaurant! Many leek and potato soups have milk/cream in them so it was anotherContinue reading “Delicious vegan leek and potato soup”

Candy Kittens vegan and gluten free sweets – yummy!

We love jelly sweets in our house but being vegetarian I find they often contain gelatine so are no good for me. Others contain wheat so are no good for the hubby. These jelly sweets are yummy! The scent of sweet deliciousness when you open the bag is lush and the flavours are fabulous! TheContinue reading “Candy Kittens vegan and gluten free sweets – yummy!”

Easy Free from Yorkshire puddings

It’s always been a frustration that the shops sell gluten free Yorkshire pudding but not dairy free. I’ll readily admit that my “normal” Yorkshire puddings can be a bit hit and miss but this recipe makes easy and perfect free from Yorkshire puddings every time! This recipe makes around 12 small Yorkshire puddings. Ingredients 100gContinue reading “Easy Free from Yorkshire puddings”