Pesto and pancetta pasta

This is a pasta dish based on a dairy free carbonara. It’s quick and easy to make and very tasty! I love it as I can make it with gluten free pasta or gluten full pasta. I use dairy and gluten free pesto. I also make it without the pancetta for a vegetarian version. SoContinue reading “Pesto and pancetta pasta”

Bad Brownies are dangerously good!

These were sent to us as a little present from my sister and oh my goodness, they are amazing! We got a gluten free vegan pack containing raspberry, salted caramel and cookie dough flavour brownies and we got a “normal” pack containing malteser, biscoff and salted caramel. The packaging is lovely too, little cardboard boxContinue reading “Bad Brownies are dangerously good!”

Mrs Crimble’s French Madeleines are soooo good!

Moist, buttery flavour and super soft and fluffy texture! These French Madeleines are delicious. Gluten and dairy free (they are a may contain milk but hubby is ok with that). They are a hit with the whole family! Each cake is individually wrapped so they keep well too if you can stop everyone eating them.Continue reading “Mrs Crimble’s French Madeleines are soooo good!”

Mexican rice

Flavoursome Mexican rice is great with a chilli, tacos or burritos. Easy to make and super tasty. Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 1 onion 2 peppers 4 garlic cloves 1 tsp cumin seeds 2 tbsp tomato purée 1/2 tsp of smoked paprika 250g rice 500ml vegetable stock coriander spring onions Method Finely chop the onion,Continue reading “Mexican rice”

Elmlea Plant double cream is double delicious!

We find that dairy alternatives can be VERY hit and miss. We decided to give this a go to see what it was like and it didn’t disappoint. Poured over hot chocolate pudding it was lovely and tasted very similar to “normal” pouring cream. We also tried whipping it up for a trifle. It whippedContinue reading “Elmlea Plant double cream is double delicious!”

Patatas Bravas

We are huge tapas fans! Bursting with flavour, patatas bravas are a favourite in our family. Quick and easy to make they are a definite winning dish. Ingredients olive oil 1 onion 2 garlic cloves 1 can chopped tomatoes 1 tbsp tomato purée 2 tsp paprika 1 pinch chilli powder 1 pinch sugar fresh parsleyContinue reading “Patatas Bravas”

Chicken and sweetcorn soup

Super quick and easy soup recipe to make a yummy Chinese style chicken and sweetcorn soup (my eldest assures me it takes like the soup you get in a Chinese restaurant). Ingredients 500ml water 4 teaspoons cornflower 1 cup cooked chicken 2 chicken stock cubes (I use knorr) Half cup sweetcorn Ground pepper Chopped parsleyContinue reading “Chicken and sweetcorn soup”