A Gluten Free New York City

On a recent trip to NYC I was determined to visit, take pictures and review some gluten free cafes and restaurants to make it that little easier for those travelling there who are Coeliac. I have been a couple of times before but was lazy and didn’t include them in my blog, selfish I know,…

Gluten free breadless beef burger

What haven’t I done before? A breadless burger and served it like this. Ingredients (serves 2): 2 x Portobello mushrooms 1 x Vine tomato 1 x Ripe avocado 1 x Red onion 2 x Ice gem lettuce leaves 1 x Large gherkin sliced 1 x Egg 250g x Minced beef Rice flour Salt and pepper…

Gluten free lemon drizzle cake

What haven’t I done before? I have made a lemon drizzle cake but I only realised after the Great British Bake Off last week that I have been doing it all wrong. What a difference small changes make! Ingredients: Cake 175g x Salted butter 175g x Caster sugar 2 x Large eggs 175g x Gluten…

Gluten free avocado mayo and chickpea salad

What haven’t I done before? Made avocado mayonnaise – I didn’t put quite enough salt and pepper in mine so make sure you season it well. Ingredients (serves 4): 1 x Cos lettuce, take leaves off and cut in halves 0.5 x Bag of rocket Cherry tomatoes Cucumber 200g x Tin of chickpeas, washed and…

Gluten free bacon, cheese and tomato quiche

What haven’t I made before? A quiche – my Mum makes an amazing quiche so why would I? I also hate making pastry…so I cheated and bought ready-made. Ingredients (serves 4): 1 x Gluten free ready-made pastry (I used Schar’s and it was great!) 3 x Large Eggs 0.5 x Pint of milk 3 x Pieces of…

Gluten free courgette sausages

What haven’t I done before? Wrapped sausages in courgette slices…I mean, have you? Ingredients: Pack of gluten free sausages (I bought mine from M and S) 2 x Courgettes, thinly sliced lengthways (I used a peeler) Olive oil Method: Are you ready for it…it’s so simple… Cook the sausages as per the instructions. Meanwhile, griddle…

Gluten free lemon sole with fennel

What haven’t I done before? I don’t think I have cooked sole before. I certainly haven’t fried it. Ingredients (serves 2): 2 x Filleted lemon sole pieces 1 x Lemon, sliced 2 x Fennel bulbs, sliced Lovage Olive oil Salt and pepper Method: Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Put the fennel and lemon in…

Gluten free squash and butter bean roast

What haven’t I done before? I haven’t made this side before – it’s simple but delicious. Ingredients (serves 4 as a side): Half of a butternut squash, peeled and cut into cubes 1 x Red onion, sliced into chunks 1 x 400g butter beans 3 x Garlic cloves, diced Salt and pepper Thyme Olive oil…

Gluten free french bean, lentil and tomato salad

What haven’t I done before? This is a new recipe and goes well with any fish based dish. Ingredients (serves 4 as a side): 1 x Pack of french beans 1 x Tin of pre-cooked lentils 10 x Cherry vine tomatoes 0.5 Tsp x Ground cumin 1 x Garlic clove, diced Balsamic vinegar English mustard…

Gluten free griddle pan waffles

What haven’t I done before? I have never tried waffles let alone make them. I actually had to ask my boyfriend to give me feedback on the texture as I wasn’t sure if it was right. Ingredients (serves 2 hungry people or 4 semi-hungry people): 60g x Unsalted butter (I used salted…not recommended) 2 x…

Gluten free avocado chocolate mousse

What haven’t I done before? Made mousse…out of avocado! Ingredients (serves 2): 1.5 x Ripe avocados Runny honey (or equivelant for vegans) 1.5 Tbsps x Cocoa 5 x Mint leaves (plus some for decoration) 200g x Raspberries 1 x Lime 0.5 x Lemon Method: Put the raspberries into a bowl with a good drizzle of…