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Making Gluten-free Puff Pastry

Grate half the frozen butter and add to the flour and xanthan gum. Mix and then gradually add enough water until the mixture forms a soft dough. Turn out onto a floured sheet of cling film and roll into an …

September 10th, 2015
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Pear Tart with macadamians

Put the pears in a saucepan with the butter, sugar, star anis, lemon juice, apple juice and vanilla. Simmer for 10 minutes. Leave to cool. Take the pears out and drain but retain the juices. Preheat the oven to 180ºC …

September 10th, 2015
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Coconut Lime Cake

Preheat the oven to 160ºC fan oven/180ºC/gas 5. Grease and line 2 x 20cm cake tins. Beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well between each addition. Mix together …

September 10th, 2015
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a no-fuss, everyday gluten-free cookbook from the May family Joy started writing this book for GF friends and people who had requested GF recipes. Interestingly, during the process of writing this book, Joy herself discovered she was intolerant to gluten. …

September 4th, 2015
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After the success of NOSH Gluten-Free , Joy now tackles the ever-so-tricky topic of gluten- free baking. Joy and the family have tirelessly experimented to produce this perfect introduction to gluten-free baking. Written by someone who knows the pain of …

September 3rd, 2015
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Gluten-free Double Chocolate Chip Muffins

Preheat the oven to 180˚C fan oven/200˚C/gas 6. Prepare 18 muffin cases in tins. Put the dry ingredients in a large bowl. Mix together the wet ingredients in a large jug and add to the bowl. Mix well, but do …

October 18th, 2014

Rocky Roads with all kinds of naughty things

Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper. Gently heat the butter, chocolate, syrup and sugar in a pan, until the sugar crystals disappear. Stir in the cocoa powder and mix until smooth. Leave to cool for 15 minutes. Put the …

October 15th, 2014
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Really Rather Splendid Chocolate Roulade

We had a little bit of fun with this photo by first dredging with icing sugar and then with cocoa. Tim then scraped some shavings from a block of chocolate. Preheat the oven to 160˚C fan oven/180˚C/gas 5. Line a …

October 6th, 2014
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Gluten-free Paprika Salmon with Soy & Honey

I love salmon as it is such a versatile fish. You can make it into pies, or dress it up in so many ways; it still retains its flavour. Here we have spiced it up and set it alongside some …

September 26th, 2014
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Gluten-free Cider and Cranberry Bangers and Mash

Put the potatoes in boiling salted water and simmer for 10 minutes. Drain, return to the pan, add the butter and crush. Set to one side, with a lid on the pan, until needed. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a …

September 12th, 2014
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Another, refreshingly simple approach to cooking from the May family Where speed and ease are key. This new addition from Joy gives us all a book packed full of delicious recipes that will result in empty plates and satisfied tummies. …

September 1st, 2014
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Celebrate your ‘A’ Levels with this Gluten-free Chocolate Fudge Cake

Preheat the oven to 160ºC fan oven/180ºC/gas 5. Grease and line 2 x 20cm tins. Beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well between each addition. Add the syrup …

August 14th, 2014
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Pulled Pork Baps with blue cheese coleslaw

In prep for the rainy weekend. We have looked at the weather forecast for the weekend and we are pretty sure you will want to be staying indoors for this one. So invite some friends around and cook this lovely …

August 7th, 2014
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Spicy Chicken Salad with beansprouts and cashews

Georgous, crunchy, summer salad, with succulent pan-fried chicken as a contrast. Heat the oil in a frying pan and pan fry the chicken breasts. Season well with salt and pepper and fry 2 minutes each side on a high heat, …

August 1st, 2014
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Gluten-free Roast Sausage and Vine Tomatoes with Polenta Chips

Preheat the oven to 200ºC fan oven/220ºC/gas 7. Put one tablespoon of the oil in a roasting tray and add the sausages and onions. Place in the oven for 35 minutes. Cut the polenta into chips. Put another tablespoon of …

July 30th, 2014
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Gluten-free Chorizo and Lentil Salad with soft boiled egg

Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the chorizo until it is lightly browned. Tip off any excess fat. Add the garlic and fry for 30 seconds. Add puy lentils and cook for 2-3 minutes to heat through. …

July 26th, 2014
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Scotch Pancakes with strawberries and caramel sauce

Put the sauce ingredients in a small saucepan and gently heat. Allow to bubble for 1 minute.  Set to one side until needed. Beat together the eggs, sugar, flour and milk. Heat a little flora or oil in a large …

July 25th, 2014
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Gluten-free Coconut Coated Cod with a Blue Cheese Salad

I first had a blue cheese and apple salad in a tapas bar in Barcelona and loved it. I have done a few variations on the theme in the book. Goes so well with this coconut cod to make a …

June 20th, 2014
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Canellini Bean & Mango Salad with Fried Halloumi

This is a good, quick and easy, Saturday lunchtime dish. The mango and lime dressing is so fresh and delicious. Mix together the dressing ingredients and set to one side. Heat the oil in a small frying pan and fry …

June 18th, 2014
QUICK & EASY pork steaks with beetroot

Pork Steak with Beetroot Relish & Pan Roast Potatoes

Pork steaks are quick and easy to cook and relatively inexpensive. If you cook them too slowly they will become tough and dry, so I recommend a high heat and quickly browning them while leaving the centres still quite tender.  …

June 14th, 2014

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