Socca Pancakes

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    Socca pancakes, also known as farinata, are a really simple gluten-free alternative to a savoury pancake. Made using chickpea flour, this quick base is perfect if you’re looking for a healthy, protein-filled dinner.   Ingredients Makes two large pancakes or four smaller ones 170g Chickpea Flour (often called Gram Flour) 275ml tepid water Read More

Gluten-Free Valentines Iced Biscuits


  If you are wondering what to get your other half for Valentine’s Day, then let me remind you that the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach. These biscuits can be decorated in advance and delivered like little love notes, or bake the biscuits and decorate together for a date-day idea. Decorating these Read More

Strawberry and Mascarpone Chocolate Cups


  If you are looking for a deliciously luxurious treat for the tastebuds, try these mouthwatering Strawberry and Mascarpone Chocolate Cups. You will love them! This recipe makes 15.   Ingredients: For filling: 1 box Callebaut Chocolate Minicups from the Chocolate Trading Company 250g mascarpone 150g icing sugar 1tsp vanilla extract   For strawberry coulis: 100g Read More

Vegetarian Oat Pizza Slice


This delicious gluten free alternative to pizza from Christine Bailey at Nairn’s contains a crunchy protein-rich base packed with nuts and fibre rich gluten free oats. Topped with roasted red peppers, red onion and olives this is a wonderful Mediterranean treat bursting with flavour. Perfect as a lunch or dinner-time option for the whole family, it’s a healthy pizza Read More

Berry Yoghurt Crisp


    If you like the café style fruit pots you’ll love this simple breakfast dish from Nairn’s – a crunchy oat and nut topping sprinkled over fresh berries and natural yoghurt. This version is a healthier alternative to shop bought versions which are often loaded with sugar. By using Nairn’s Gluten Free Porridge Oats this breakfast Read More

Christmas Cherry Souffle

Christmas Cherry Souffle

    CHRISTMAS CHERRY SOUFFLÉ (Serves 2-3)   Wondering what to do with that last morsel of Christmas pudding? Despite its myriad of rich flavours – Christmas pudding, ginger, cherries and brandy – this soufflé manages to taste decadent yet light.   Ingredients: 40 g (1 ½ oz) butter, plus extra for greasing 25 g Read More

Christmas Rocky Road

Christmas Rocky Road

  CHRISTMAS ROCKY ROAD (makes about 20 pieces)   Ingredients: 400g (14oz) milk or plain chocolate 150g (5oz) unsalted butter, diced 150g (5oz) mini marshmallows 150g (5oz) digestive biscuits, roughly crushed 75g (3oz) mixed milk and white chocolate Maltesers 50g (2oz) toasted hazelnuts 4 tbsp Bonne Maman Berries & Cherries Conserve   Method: Lightly oil Read More

From the Bookcase… The Seasonal Cookbook by Bonne Maman

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    Naturally sweet and made from the finest ingredients, Bonne Maman’s range of conserves, compotes and marmalades have long been a favourite addition to the breakfast table. Now you can enjoy the delicious fruity taste of Bonne Maman in a series of delectable recipes brought to you in The Seasonal Cookbook. Packed with 88 Read More

Herby Lamb with Woodland Dressing

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      HERBY LAMB WITH WOODLAND DRESSING (SERVES 6)   Ingredients: 3 small lamb loin fillets, weighing about 350g (12 oz) each 3 tbsp Bonne Maman Woodland Berries Conserve 9 slices Parma ham 3 sprigs each of fresh thyme and rosemary 3 tbsp balsamic glaze 2 fat garlic cloves, thinly sliced 3 tbsp olive Read More