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Matthew’s homework star biscuits

As promised in My Sunday Photo post this week, here is Matt’s biscuit recipe. I am so impressed by them: they are crisp and crunchy with a subtle flavour from the almonds. Ingredients 4oz SR flour 3oz butter or margarine 3oz caster sugar 3oz ground almonds splash of water extra flour for rolling out Method […]

April A to Z gluten free vegetarian treats: Z is for zabaglione

Zabaglione is an Italian dessert that usually uses Marsala wine for flavour but I have gone off wine due to my vertigo so I tried coffee instead. OK, so the first thing you might notice from the ingredients pic is that I halved the recipe. I wish I hadn’t as it made a TINY amount […]

April A to Z gluten free vegetarian treats: Y is for yoghurt scones

I prefer savoury scones but my kids always want these ones! Mine never seem to rise much, possibly due to the gluten free flour. Instead I make them quite thin so they cook through and then the butter and jam can go on top instead of in the middle although it is usually possible to […]

April A to Z gluten free vegetarian treats: X is for xmas biscuits

These biscuits are very versatile. Think of Christmas and decide on your own spices. Will you decorate them? What shapes will you make? You could add some dried fruit, sprinkle sugar on top or even flaked almonds. Ingredients 250g self raising flour (this gives the biscuits a slightly cakey texture if you make them a […]