Thanks to one of my followers on Facebook I came across this clever gluten free flour conversion chart (thanks Amanda). I thought I'd share it with you all on here as a little Christmas gift. It shows you how to mix gluten free flour when your using a recipe and should ensure you arrive at a fairly descent food in the end. I've used flour blends in the past with xanthum gum … [Read more...]
A twist on gluten free cake-in-a-mug – mesquite flour!
One of my favourite treats on a cold miserable day is to cook cake-in-a-mug, which is quick, easy and tasty. You may have seen previous posts about this, both a normal version with plain flour and a gluten free version. I wanted to share with you a new amazing new flour that I've just discovered because it added a real zing to this clever, quick, cake treat. Today I made … [Read more...]
Is beer really gluten free?
In a previous post, Gluten free beer is here! in May 2009, I explored the market and discussed the different brands available. Since writing this post I've been experimenting with reintroducing wheat and gluten back into my diet, since tests proved that I didn't have an allergy. This experiment was incredibly successful and I can now eat bread and drink real ale - what a … [Read more...]