8 posts tagged Lemon

Genius Gluten-Free Round Up.

Earlier this year Genius contacted me to work on an exciting project with the company which I was proud to be a part of. With curiosity about what would be revealed, I travelled to London which you can read about here and met the key team involved. Genius have been extremely busy, (more than ever) in perfecting their core products and have significantly improved the taste, texture and smell of their ever increasing range of breads on offer. Confidently described as “their best ever ... Continue Reading

Draughts Game Inspired Sandwiches (GF)

Sandwiches needn’t be boring! These fun and nutritious draughts game inspired sandwiches make the perfect addition to a school pack up, party or picnic. I always try and get my coeliac son Will and his 2 siblings involved in the kitchen so they gain an understanding about suitable ingredients and preparation which will stand them in good stead for the future. With this recipe I let the children decide on their favourite fillings to create their own sandwiches. They really enjoyed this ... Continue Reading

Fruity Syllabub Toasts (GF)

This recipe is great if you need to whip up some gluten-free sweet party treats last minute, are light as a feather and melt in the mouth. I used Genius Gluten-Free Soft White Farmhouse Bread as this new improved loaf definitely has better taste, texture and aroma and is their most dependable bread to date. My entire family could see a huge improvement, especially my biggest little critic William who has coeliac disease. I had to be quick taking the pictures as my 4 year old was also eager ... 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

Seriously Deep Zesty Lemon Bakewell Tarts (GF)

Makes: 6 Bakewell tarts are quintessentially English so I have created a twist on this classic using a generous amount of lemon flavour. They are seriously deep with the emphasis placed on the filling and also gluten-free to suit my coeliac son.

 Pastry Ingredients: 85g / 3oz softened butter 1 lemon, zested 50g / 2oz icing sugar 1 egg yolk 1 tablespoon lemon juice 200g gluten-free plain flour, plus extra for dusting For the filling: 2 lemons, zested 85g / 3oz ... Continue Reading

Lemon and Cherry Madeleines (GF)

Makes: 12 Madeleines make the perfect accompaniment to enjoy with a mid-morning cup of tea. They are light as a feather and best enjoyed on the same day as baking. Ingredients:
 2 medium eggs ½ teaspoon gluten-free vanilla extract ½ lemon, zest and juice 85g / 3oz caster sugar 85g / 3oz gluten-free plain flour ½ teaspoon gluten-free baking powder 85g / 3oz butter, melted and cooled slightly 4 cherries, sliced into thirds Icing sugar, to decorate Preheat the oven to ... Continue Reading

Lemon and Fig Box Cakes (GF)

Makes: 6-8 Box Cakes As summer approaches, these moist box cakes would make the perfect picnic accompaniment or lunch box sweet treat. The sponge is light and the fig slices add extra fruity flavour and texture. Nectarines or peaches would also work well. Box Cake Ingredients: 75g / 3oz butter, softened 75g / 3oz caster sugar 1 large egg 75g / 3oz gluten-free self-raising flour
½ teaspoon xanthan gum 1 tablespoon milk ½ lemon, juiced and zested Pre-heat the oven to ... Continue Reading

Lemon and Lavender Cakes (GF)

I have been looking forwards to making these elegant gluten-free individual cakes for a long time and envisaged the end result from the outset. The colour and style of the cakes was inspired by Tiffany and Co. meets Wedgwood and would make a lovely little cake to make for your Mum on Mother’s day. Serves: 3 deep cakes (3” diameter) Cake Ingredients: 250g / 9oz gluten-free plain flour ½ teaspoon gluten-free baking powder ½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 110g / 4oz golden caster ... Continue Reading