Gluten free Greek butter beans

What haven’t I done before? I have tried this dish so many times as I love it but it’s the first time I made it. It goes really well as a side with baked salmon. Ingredients (serves 2): 2 x Red onions, diced 3 x Fresh ripe tomatoes, diced 2 x Garlic cloves, diced 1…

Gluten free beef goulash

What haven’t I done before? I have made beef goulash before but it was along time ago and I was lucky enough to have really good quality paprika from Hungary at the time. Sadly, I needed to re-create the recipe with your bog standard supermarket paprika but it turned out just as good. Ingredients (serves…

Wahaca, Covent Garden

Name: Wahaca Location: Various but I visited the Covent Garden site on Chandos Place Website: http://www.wahaca.co.uk Contact number: 020 7240 1883 Hours: Mon-Sat 12pm-11pm, Sun 12pm-10.30pm Step 1: If you are gluten free you must ask for the dietary menu because it’s really informative and indicates all the dishes that are suitable for you. Step…

York and Albany, London

Name: York and Albany Location: 127-129 Parkway, Regents Park, London, NW1 7PS Website: http://www.gordonramsayrestaurants.com/york-and-albany Contact number: 020 7592 1227 Hours: Various, check website I suggest popping your earphones in and searching for a Sunday Jazzesque playlist before reading this blog to set the scene (I’m writing this listening to a bit of upbeat Jazz on Spotify to…

Gluten free prawn toast

What haven’t I done before? Made prawn toast. I most certainly will be making this again…and again…and again…and again… Ingredients (16 pieces): 4 x Slices of gluten free bread (I use Genius gluten free bread) 150g x Prawns 1 x Garlic clove, crushed 1 x Inch of ginger, peeled and crushed 3 x Spring onions,…

Valentine’s gluten free brownies

What haven’t I done before? Made gluten free brownies successfully – I’m super proud that I managed to do it this time (obviously had to try them) and can’t wait to give them to my boyfriend this evening (he loves brownies). Lots of brownie points for me then… Ingredients (makes 10-12): 200g x 70% plain…

Gluten free sweet potato, spinach and chickpea curry

What haven’t I done before? I have made this curry before but not with my new spice knowledge and there was such a difference – the flavours and aromas worked really well with the vegetables. Ingredients (serves 4): 0.5 x Box of passata 5 x Frozen spinach cubes 1 x Can of chickpeas 1 x…

Gluten free carrot and ginger soup

What haven’t I done before? I never thought to use ginger in a soup. As the flu is flying around like there’s no tomorrow I thought a soup enriched with vitamin C and ginger would be perfect! As I am Coeliac I got offered the flu jab which I had and can’t believe all the…

Gluten free butternut squash, spinach and goats cheese bake

What haven’t I done before? I was actually trying to make a pie but I did a really stupid thing and put the frozen pastry I made into the microwave to soften (I appreciate how silly this makes me look) but it softened a little too much. Hence a beautifully delicious crustless bake which actually…

Gluten free beef stew

What haven’t I done before? I think I have made a beef stew before but it was so long ago that I wanted to try it again but try the sauce without red wine – it worked really well! Ingredients (serves 4): 2 x Red onions, diced 2 x Cloves of garlic, diced 0.5 x…

Tacotitlan, London

Name: Tacotitlan Location: 168-175 Shoreditch High Street, E1 6JE Website: http://www.tacotitlan.co.uk Contact number: 07582 030826 Hours:  Check website for daily opening hours I’m going to be the first to admit that I have pretty low expectations when it comes to pop-up food stands and the possibility of them having anything gluten free for me to…

Gluten free spicy spinach curry

What haven’t I done before? My friend was kind enough to give me an Indian cooking lesson where he taught me to make a variety of different curries. In this post I am going to tell you how to make a spicy spinach curry which is the green curry in the picture. It’s so delicious…