How to make soya, dairy, wheat/gluten and nut free chocolate

So what do you do when you get some time to relax? For the consumate blogger it’s a chance to catch up on some blog planning and get baking in the kitchen. This afternoon I made chocolate for the first time ever. It’s dead easy. You need cocoa butter, cocoa powder, some sweetener (I used […]

Wheat and dairy free onion bhajis or patties

Special thanks to Chris Bridge of Summergrove Halls for this fantastically simple recipe for onion bhajis and you don’t need a deep fat fryer to make these. Thanks also to my niece Zoe who was a dab hand at bhaji making from her ski chaleting days and was able to help out admirably! ‘Can I […]

Very quick, simple, easy #freefrom salmon fish cakes

Phil Vickery challenged me to make something different using Nestle gluten free corn flakes. Well OK he didn’t really but Nestle did and Phil is right behind this campaign. Check at the bottom of this blog to find out what Phil cooked as his speciality dish using #GF corn flakes. Whose recipe do you prefer? […]

Get a slow cooker – easy free from meals

One my favourite things in the kitchen is my slow cooker. We’ve had it for years and it’s a huge one. Sometimes I wish we’d got a smaller version but it just means I have loads of leftovers to freeze for those evenings when I cannot face cooking. They are not expensive to buy and […]

How to cook quinoa in 5 easy stages

I have met so many people who have shunned quinoa because when they cooked it was hard, didn’t taste right or just looked plain wrong. If you’re coeliac or eating a gluten free diet for whatever reason, quinoa is a very healthy alternative to gluten free pasta and rice and a good source of dietary […]

Dairy, wheat and gluten free nettle pesto recipe

Since my garden is groaning with beautiful fresh green nettles, before I dig them all up and bung them on the compost heap, I’m making as much tea, pesto and soup as I can, because nettles are positively bursting with goodness. This recipe is so easy and you can tailor it to your own needs. […]

Happy Easter – alternative treat to easter eggs

Happy Easter to you all from What Allergy? There are lots of companies making freefrom dairy and nut free Easter eggs out there including Kinnerton, Plamil, D&D and Celtic chocolates but for those of you who failed to get hold of one or just fancied something different, here is an alternative easy, quick and totally […]

Gluten, dairy, nut free fruity fridge flapjacks

I love flapjacks. They’re healthy, easy to make and delicious and this week I have had a kind of flapjack epiphany. I made the River Cottage no-bake fridge flapjacks which are gluten, dairy, nut and soya free. Yes you heard me, I didn’t cook them. No oven used at all. Just the fridge. This could […]

Amazing gluten and dairy free blinis

If you’ve ever trawled through recipe books looking for interesting ideas for a special meal or dinner party or for inspiration for allergen friendly canapes, this brilliant recipe is well worth considering. It was a complete success on the first attempt of making them and went down very well with my lovely guinea pig guests […]