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Moroccan Butter Beans

I made my Moroccan Butter Beans last night. Here’s my recipe – let me know if you make any changes to it so I can try those out: 1 tin butter beans (think these are called lima beans outside of the UK) 1 courgette (called small zucchini outside UK) – …

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“Doing” a Doctorate – week eight

Veganuary, it’s an actual thing! Other than the propensity for an overabundance of onions (which should be banned from inclusion in recipes), I think vegan is a good lifestyle choice. I’ve been considering going vegan for a long time now and this seems like a good way to try it …

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Mince Pie Cake

When I asked my husband what kind of birthday cake he wanted me to bake him this year, he said: “mince pie”! So I baked him a mincemeat flavoured cake topped with mini mince pies. This is best made a day in advance but can be made on the day …

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Strawberry shortbread

This is my recipe for gluten, nut and dairy free strawberry shortbread – it is a crumbly sweet treat that is equally suitable for part of high tea or as a light dessert after a big meal. This recipe will make enough for eight people.     INGREDIENTS For the …

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Dairy Free Salted Caramel Pretzels 

Ingredients             250g pretzels, broken into smaller pieces (I used a combination of stick shaped pretzels and the traditional pretzel shaped ones simply because that’s what I had in the cupboard)             214g butter substitute (I used Vitalite)     …

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Chewy Fruity Coooookies

Turn your oven on to 150 degrees to start heating up while you make the dough. Ingredients: 125g butter substitute 125g brown caster sugar 125g self raising flour (or self raising gluten free flour) 50g oats (or increase GF self raising flour by 50g if you cannot eat oats) 1tbsp …

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Christmas Candy Men

Here is one of my easy gluten free recipes for you all which also works well using flour containing gluten: Set oven to 150 degrees (130 if fan assisted, gas mark 2) Ingredients: 125 g very dairy free margarine 125 g brown caster sugar 2 tbsp plant milk 175 g …

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