“Make-me-quick” date, apple & walnut mincemeat
Baking / dairy free / Free from / Fruit & veg / gluten-free / vegan / vegetarian

“Make-me-quick” date, apple & walnut mincemeat

Alright, my Christmas elves, time to get your little pinnies on – Christmas is a-coming! And making your own mincemeat is ridiculously easy. Even if you’ve never made it before. I mean literally one-step, stir-things-in-a-big-bowl easy. This version is very fruity, pretty boozy and everyone can enjoy it (it’s gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan. Although if … Continue reading

Spicy celery salt pumpkin seeds
dairy free / Free from / Fruit & veg / gluten-free / vegan / vegetarian

Spicy celery salt pumpkin seeds

So, as I was saying a few days ago…THIS is what you do with all your leftover pumpkin seeds after the annual Halloween pumpkin massacre. The seeds are baked and doused with sinus-clearing cayenne and fragrant celery salt – fire and celery salt flavour combo ring a bell? Well, I drew inspiration from the classic … Continue reading

Top 5 gluten-free Christmas gift recipes
Baking / Drinks / Free from / gluten-free / Sweets / vegetarian

Top 5 gluten-free Christmas gift recipes

Gosh, it’s beginning to feel like Christmas really isn’t that far away…super exciting but also a little daunting if you’re hosting…*pulls melodramatic face in manner of Edvard Munch’s The Scream*. If, like me, you’ve already started thinking about your Christmas shopping, why not consider making some edible gifts this year? It’s thoughtful, it’s fun, and … Continue reading

Whisky & ginger Dad* fudge
Free from / gluten-free / Sweets / vegetarian

Whisky & ginger Dad* fudge

* To address any equality or diversity concerns regarding the title of this recipe being construed as sexist, parent-ist or some other kind of -ist: This fudge is actually suitable for anyone (well, maybe not children), not just dads (great news for everyone else!). But let’s be honest, there are only so many pairs of novelty socks your dad’s … Continue reading

Boozy mincemeat fudge
Free from / gluten-free / Sweets / vegetarian

Boozy mincemeat fudge

It’s the final Christmas countdown! If: 1. You keep wondering where December went 2. The thought of last-minute shopping with thousands of other panic-stricken shoppers makes you want to emigrate to a country where they don’t have Christmas 3. You want people to think that you’re awesome… …then this fudge is for you. Well, technically … Continue reading