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Death By Chocolate: Decadent Gluten-free Chocolate Cake

It was my sister’s birthday at the weekend so I wanted to make her an awesome cake, but as she can’t have gluten, it needed to be gluten-free. I was perusing my favourite baking book, The Great British Book of Baking, by Linda Collister, when I spotted a recipe for Death by Chocolate, which I had somehow never noticed before. Not only is it gluten-free, it’s also a real celebration cake, as it’s incredibly rich. The 500g of chocolate alone cost £5, so it’s  ...

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Gluten-free Lemon Drizzle Cake

I don’t know about you, but cake is one of the most important things in my life, and my sister Debbie’s. So when we realised that my she couldn’t eat wheat, it was a big issue for her and because I love to bake, it became one for me too! Eating out used to be a real pain for her, although restaurants are now making much more of an effort to provide gluten-free options. Now one of my close friends has been diagnosed with coeliac disease, I am trying new gluten-free recipes,  ...

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Wheat-free Treats for Gluten Intolerant People

It’s Coeliac Awareness Week at the moment, you can find out a bit more on this post. I’m blogging a few recipes and ideas about how you can support friends and family who can’t have gluten. My sister Deborah is intolerant to wheat, and although that’s not anywhere near as bad as having coeliac disease, she does have to be careful about avoiding wheat. Here is her story. Oh, so what happens to you? The above question is one I am asked each time I admit to being on a  ...

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