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Archive for April 2018

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 […]

#Project365 week 17 feeling sunny

The weather has been deteriorating again this week but my mood has been quite sunny as I’m finally starting to feel better. My vertigo is improving very slowly and that makes everyone happy 🙂 Day 112: I was so surprised to receive this from one of my jobs to wish me get well soon. Love […]

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: U is for upside down cake

Another British classic that I’ve never made before! This was another bit hit with the kids (so basically anything with cake in it is a winner!) Ingredients butter (for greasing the dish) 2 tablespoons caster sugar 6 slices canned pineapple in juice (plus 3 tablespoons of the juice) 100g self raising flour 100g butter or […]