This family-size chilli sweet potato pie is similar in design to a potato or Shepard's pie but uses homemade chilli con carne and cheesy sweet potato mash topped with seasoned crushed tortilla chips.Included in this recipe card are the ingredients for a homemade gluten-free chilli con carne seasoning mix that flavours the beef and other added ingredients, producing a very authentic chilli (or chili as spelt in the US). If you are after a blow-your-mind level of spiciness, increase the fresh chillis and cayenne pepper until it reaches your spicy tolerance.Making it in a large cast iron pan is practical, adds flavour and gives a rustic feel to the dish, plus less washing up to do!
Brambrack is a delicious, rich tea cake full of tea-soaked raisins, lemon & orange peel and mixed spices. This moist and aromatic cake is enjoyed all year round, but traditionally as an Irish Halloween treat served warm with a generous spread of butter and paired perfectly with a cup of tea.
These apple fritters are one of those once-in-awhile treats to enjoy as a snack, to delight children or serve as a dessert with a scoop of ice cream.The gluten-free batter is crunchy on the outside and pillowy on the inside, while the apple is cooked to a perfect bite without ending up mushy.Using a tart apple like Granny Smith is ideal for these fritters, otherwise, the smaller varieties Pink Lady and Honeycrisp also work well in apple fritters.
Just as apple and cheese complement each other on a cheese board, the same magic happens when combined in this savoury baked loaf.In as little as 30 minutes, this one-bowl-mix recipe will be baking in the oven, resulting in an appetising aroma of cheese and apple, not forgetting a mouthwatering slice to enjoy with your favourite soup or simply on its own.Any remaining slices can be reheated in the oven or air fryer. Serve it with some butter on its own or top them with ham & apple slices. Finish off with a few dollops of Ploughman's lunch relish on the top.
Gado Gado is a naturally gluten-free Indonesian cold salad of blanched, steamed or fresh vegetables of your choice, including hard-boiled eggs, rice cakes & tofu, served with a peanut satay sauce. There is no strict rule about what vegetables you choose to add to Gado Gado, so have fun creating your own platter of veggies. You could even add fresh pineapple as a fruit option. A traditional and popular addition to Gado Gado salad is some cubed rice cakes called Ketupat in Indonesian and Malay. These are compressed rice that has been cooked in coconut milk and pandan leaves. These are perfect to dip into the peanut sauce as they absorb the flavour without losing their shape. They are also served together with Gluten-Free Chicken Satays.
This plum tart known as Zwetschgen-Wähe in German originated in Switzerland and is typically prepared as thin square slices of sweet tart filled with a custard mixture and halved or sliced plums. The gluten-free pastry comes together easily in a food processor, Thermomix or some energetic elbow grease! The results are a crisp, buttery pastry carrying a simple custard mixture with super sweet plums, flavoured with vanilla and nutmeg.Serve each portion sliced in squares, rectangles or as a hearty pie wedge with fresh cream or vanilla ice cream.
A Northern German/Scandinavian summer pudding also known as Rødgrød, is bursting with an assortment of berries, mainly red currents that are at their peak in the warmer months. With the addition of cherries and blueberries, this dessert is full of texture and flavour, finished off with a layer of fresh cream.Many variations exist using other berries such as raspberries, gooseberries, blackberries and strawberries. Any combination works in this dessert to deliver a tangy fruity finish that is held together by a red fruit juice and cornflour mixture that sets into a pudding.
These gluten-free savoury biscotti crackers are full of crunchy nuts, seeds and dried fruit. The flavour is sweet and salty but leaning more towards the savoury side, perfect to accompany soft cheese, pates, relishes or dips.
This recipe makes a delicious and gooey butterscotch cake topped with caramelised seasonable fresh apricots. Make the most of this summer stone fruit in this cake that can be served at morning or afternoon teas or as a warm or chilled dessert with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.
Eton Mess is an English chilled dessert celebrating long summer days at garden parties, picnics and outdoor gatherings.This dessert is a combination of flavoured meringues crumbled together with fresh strawberries, coulis and whipped cream.Rose essence is added to further enhance the meringues and coulis, however, feel free to omit this if you prefer the classic flavours.The mini meringues can be made ahead of time making Eton Mess a super-fast dessert to assemble.
Prepare yourself for a sweet lemony taste blast with these buttery citrus shortbreads, sandwiched together with lemon curd.Using a flower-engraved rolling pin will create the sunflower design, but if you rather use a flower-shaped cookie cutter, this will still look pretty. Remember to cut a small hole in the centre of some of the shortbread biscuits to let the lemon curd peek out.Once baked and assembled, they stay fresh for one week in the fridge.
Piroshki is Ukrainian for hand pies made from yeasted dough. This recipe is for minced meat-filled piroshki, cooked with garlic, mushrooms and bacon, seasoned with fresh herbs and sweet paprika. This delicious savoury filling is encased in a gluten-free bread dough and baked. They can be eaten warm or cold, making them very practical for picnics and lunch boxes plus they freeze very well for future occasions.
These traditional French, plump, mini sponge cakes with their distinctive scalloped shell-like shape are delicately flavoured with lemon and dipped in rich chocolate. For an extra citrus touch, sprinkle some finely chopped candied lemon peel on the chocolate.To achieve this shape, it is essential to use a Madeleine tray, a small but worthwhile investment for endless Madeleine baking.
This no-bake chilled slice consists of three layers: a gluten-free biscuit base, caramel centre with hazelnuts and a topping using good quality chocolate.Once sliced into your preferred size, simply store them in the fridge for the entire week, if they last that long!
These gluten-free Oliebollen or “Oil Balls” are Dutch apple doughnuts which are traditionally eaten at midnight on New Year’s Eve.
Gluten-Free Stollen is a sweet bread bursting with fruit, nuts and spices, studded with marzipan and dusted with a thick coat of icing sugar.
Making gluten-free gingerbread cookies is a favourite Christmas baking pastime for most, especially icing and decorating them.
Making this mini Pavlova Christmas wreath dessert is easy to do with an assortment of berries, fruit, cream, chocolate & raspberry sauces.
These Dutch gluten-free pepernoten cookies are full of spice and festive flavours to celebrate Sinterklaas' arrival in the Netherlands.