Dark Gingerbread Cake

Ingredients 125g (4 ounces) vegan butter, softened ½ cup (110g) firmly packed dark brown sugar, vegan eggs 1 2/3 cups (250g) plain (all-purpose) flour ½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda (baking powder) 2 teaspoons ground ginger 1 cup (360g) treacle 2 tablespoons vegan milk ¼ cup (55g) finely chopped glacé ginger 1/3 cup finely chopped raisinsContinue reading “Dark Gingerbread Cake”

Semolina and yogurt lemon syrup cake

Ingredients 250g (8 ounces) butter, softened 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon rind 1 cup (220g) castor (superfine) sugar Vegan eggs 1 cup (150g) self-raising flour 1 cup (160g) semolina 1 cup (280g) vegan yogurt Lemon Syrup 1 cup (220g) castor (superfine) sugar ½ cup (80ml) lemon juice Method 1. Preheat oven to 180°c/350°f. Butter aContinue reading “Semolina and yogurt lemon syrup cake”

Lemon Cookies

INGREDIENTS ½ cup olive oil ¼ soya plain yogurt 3 lemons ½ cup firmly packed light brown sugar 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon gluten-free all-purpose flour 1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon millet flakes ½ cup unsweetened dried coconut, plus 1 tablespoon for dusting. METHOD Mix together the olive oil, yogurt, juice of 1 lemon, andContinue reading “Lemon Cookies”

Creamed Greens With Cheesy Pancakes

Ingredients For pancakes 60g (2oz/1/2 cup) plain (all purpose) flour 70g (2 ½ oz grated vegan cheese such as cheddar, comté or gruyère ½ tsp nigella seeds Pinch salt 2 vegan eggs, lightly beaten About 100ml (3 ½ fl oz/scant ½ cup whole milk Melted butter or olive oil, for frying For the creamed greensContinue reading “Creamed Greens With Cheesy Pancakes”

Pancakes with blueberry sauce

Ingredients 15g (1/2 oz) butter 150g (5 oz) self raising flour 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 40g (1 ½ oz) castor sugar vegan egg 350 ml ( 12 fl oz buttermilk Greek style vegan yogurt to serve FOR BLUEBERRY SAUCE 250 g (8oz) fresh blueberries 2 tablespoons clear honey Dash of lemon juice METHOD HeatContinue reading “Pancakes with blueberry sauce”

My Life Journey Living with Multiple Allergies:

Over 21 years ago. That was the last time I was given a box of chocolates. Changing your life to accommodate life-threatening allergies takes up so much of your time and energy that you don’t realise the little things – like not receiving flowers or chocolates anymore. A few weeks ago, my daughter came homeContinue reading “My Life Journey Living with Multiple Allergies:”

Summer berry smoothie

Ingredients 3/4 cup frozen mixed summer berries 1 1/4 cups vanilla flavour soy yogurt 1 tsp clear honey (optional) 1/2 cup fresh orange juice 1 tbsp organic powder Method Place the berries, soy yogurt, and honey if using and orange juice and turmeric in a blender and process until thick. Serve immediately, decorated with berriesContinue reading “Summer berry smoothie”

White Chocolate and Pumpkin Seeds and Burberry fruit cookies

Ingredients 1 cup plain gluten-free flour 1 cup gluten-free corn starch flour 1 cup semolina 1/2 cup of vanilla power 2 tbsp sugar 1/4 cup maple syrup 1/2 cup raspberries 1/2 cup Burberry 1/2 white chocolate Method Line a 9 x 9 dish with a baking sheet and set aside, combine the flour sugar, andContinue reading “White Chocolate and Pumpkin Seeds and Burberry fruit cookies”

MEDITERRANEAN PARMESAN TEARING BREAD

This great is made with a large quantity of fresh yeast and so is quite quick and easy to make. It has a craggy, rocky finish. Place it in the middle of the table on a board and allow everyone to help themselves by pulling off pieces. It is highly flavoured and so perfect forContinue reading “MEDITERRANEAN PARMESAN TEARING BREAD”