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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: V is for vanilla fudge

I have only made fudge once before and it was ok, not fab: just ok. I wanted a simple recipe that didn’t involve sugar thermometers or too much washing up. This recipe uses the microwave! At 8 minutes the mixture was still very pale and I was a bit worried but at 10 minutes once […]

April A to Z gluten free vegetarian treats: M is for millionaire’s shortbread

I love shortbread and make it about once a month. I haven’t tried to make millionaire’s shortbread before though! I wanted a quick version and this one uses ready made caramel. If you are creative and artistic you could swirl white and milk/dark chocolate, but I’m not so I haven’t (the end appearance was due […]

World Penguin Day

Who knew?! Since I started blogging I have discovered loads of celebrations that the world has to acknowledge the wonderful planet we inhabit. Chris’ first reaction was ‘the chocolate bar’ I thought about the book company (which also makes Ladybird books, I didn’t know that!) And while these are something to celebrate, I think the […]

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