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Easy apple turnovers

A taste of my childhood: apple turnovers! I haven’t has any apple turnovers in about 20 years as I have never found a gluten free version 🙁 Time to make some then! I could have made my own pastry and filling (could I, really?!) but when there is an easy alternative, it seems silly not […]

Vegan and gluten free waffles

For my birthday last month, Chris bought me waffle plates for our sandwich toaster and I finally got round to trying them! I have never eaten or made waffles before so it was a bit of a learning curve, especially as I adapted the recipe to make it vegan! They turned out well:   This […]

Vegan mocha cake

Mocha cakes are always a favourite in our house, despite the kids not liking coffee! Here is the recipe that I have made vegan and gluten free: Ingredients 125 ml approx aquafaba (liquid from a 400g tin of chickpeas) 160g caster sugar 160g vegan spread, melted 160g SR flour 1 tablespoon of coffee granules mixed […]

Vegan syrup sponge

Definitely a crowd pleaser in our house! Syrup sponge is a classic recipe and works really well with vegan and gluten free ingredients 100g vegan spread 100g caster sugar 2 tablspoons flax seed/linseed mixed with 6 tablespoons warm water 100g SR flour 3 tablespoons plant milk (only required if you use gluten free flour which […]

Matthew’s meals: cottage pie

I confess that this is a bit of a cheat meal. I make this with bolognese leftovers so the only preparation is the mashed potato on top. Of course, when you are 9 and it is the first time you’ve peeled a potato, it’s a big deal! Chris always complains that this isn’t proper cottage […]