M&S Gluten-free Event.
Last night my family of 5 attended a gluten-free event hosted at the M&S store at Cheshire Oaks. These gluten-free events are currently running across over 70 stores around the country and is something we have never experienced with other mainstream retailers. Big thumbs up M&S. You can find your nearest M&S event here. It was brilliant to take my 7 year old coeliac to an event without having to swerve all the yummy food and be able to sit back and enjoy all the tasters together ... Continue Reading
Matcha Tea and Pistachio Cupcakes (GF)
Makes: 6 In need of a tea break? These gluten-free Matcha tea and pistachio cupcakes are delicate in flavour and make the perfect accompaniment to have with a cup of tea or maybe planning a wedding or celebration. Cupcake Ingredients: 110g / 4oz softened butter 110g / 4oz caster sugar 110g / 4oz gluten-free self-raising flour ¼ teaspoon gluten-free baking powder ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon Matcha tea powder 2 large eggs Buttercream Ingredients: 225g / ... Continue Reading
Lemon and Thyme Box Cakes (GF)
Makes: 6 Box Cakes, (7cm²) These moist individual gluten-free box cakes are bursting with citrus flavour and include a hidden surprise vegetable too…great if you are trying to boost your families vegetable intake. I made this batch in preparation for a radio interview with BBC Radio Leeds last week to talk about Free From February and our experience of gluten-free family life so far. The interview can be heard here. Ingredients: 120ml / 4fl oz sunflower oil 140g / 5oz ... Continue Reading
Double Delight Berry Bite Cupcakes (GF)
Makes: 20, 4cm, (1½”) diameter These gluten-free mini morsels are great if you lean towards indecision like me! The top sponge is flavoured with puréed raspberries, the bottom one flavoured with blackberries and sandwiched together with a delicate vanilla buttercream. Twice the flavours! The children enjoyed these on a recent picnic but they would also make great party food or squeezed into a lunch box for all ages. Keep your fingers crossed as this is my entry into the Betta ... Continue Reading