Adventures from an allergy free allotment kitchen

Adventures from an allergy free allotment kitchen

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Vegan Lemon & Raspberry Cake (Dairy free, Egg free)

Vegan Lemon & Raspberry Cake (Dairy free, Egg free)

Vegan Lemon & Raspberry Cake, perfect for an elegant birthday tea! Zesty lemon cake with jammy pockets of raspberries layered with luscious lemon buttercream. Easy to adapt to gluten-free too.

Easy Vegan Yorkshire Puddings (Dairy free, Egg free)

Easy Vegan Yorkshire Puddings (Dairy free, Egg free)

Easy Vegan Yorkshire Puddings, crispy on the outside and beautifully fluffy inside.  The perfect accompaniment to a Sunday Lunch, sturdy enough to hold a bucket full of gravy and just as good stuffed with bubble and squeak the day after! Vegan comfort food at its best!

Slow Roasted Tomato Soup

Slow Roasted Tomato Soup

The beautiful flavours in this Herby Slow Roasted Tomato Soup make for a light & comforting autumn lunch that is naturally freefrom and suitable for vegans. It is ridiculously simple to make, packed with flavour, low calorie and is great with pasta too! BEST of all its perfect for batch cooking & freezing for those busy days you need a speedy meal! 

#FreeFromSummer Dairy-Free White Chocolate Cheesecake (Vegan, Gluten-free Options)

#FreeFromSummer Dairy-Free White Chocolate Cheesecake (Vegan, Gluten-free Options)

A beautiful new #FreeFromSummer recipe, this Dairy-free White Chocolate Cheesecake is a perfect no-bake, make ahead dessert.   A creamy white topping with a subtle hint of white chocolate sits over a buttery shortbread base ready for topping with Summer’s seasonal best.   Use your favourite shortbread or biscuits to make the base and this recipe is fully customisable for all your dietary needs!

Peachicks’ Freefrom GBBO: Glutenfree Almond & Vanilla Viennese Whirls (Vegan)

Peachicks’ Freefrom GBBO: Glutenfree Almond & Vanilla Viennese Whirls (Vegan)

GBBO is back and I have been in the kitchen making Peachick (&me) safe versions of each challenge. These Glutenfree Almond & Vanilla Viennese Whirls are so easy to make but look absolutely beautiful.  No style over substance here though as they are simply delicious & melt in the mouth!  These are filled with a dairyfree vanilla buttercream and a large splodge of raspberry jam but you can use just about any flavour combination you like! 

#FreefromBBQ: BBQ Apricot & Nectarine Steak Salad (Eggfree, Glutenfree, Vegetarian)

#FreefromBBQ: BBQ Apricot & Nectarine Steak Salad (Eggfree, Glutenfree, Vegetarian)

Fed up of the Vegetarian alternative at a BBQ being Mushrooms or worse Soya based? Then look no further because July is #FreefromBBQs month and here is my beautiful contribution… #FreeFromBBQs: BBQ Apricot & Nectarine ‘Steak’ Salad.  The ‘steak’ in this case being lightly charred stone fruits, delicately flavoured with Lemon Thyme from No17.  The texture of the fruit ‘steaks’ makes them a great meat alternative and no soy or mushrooms in sight! It is perfect for any summer get together with friends or family as it is Eggfree, Glutenfree and soyfree.  This would also make a delicious centrepiece to a vegan BBQ spread, by swapping the Feta for soyfree, vegan cheese!

Seasonal Recipes: Asparagus & Pea Spring Salad with Vegan Cheesy Toasts

Seasonal Recipes: Asparagus & Pea Spring Salad with Vegan Cheesy Toasts

Asparagus & Pea Spring Salad with Vegan Cheesy Toasts, an elegant lunch or easy to prepare starter for any occasion! Delicate Asparagus spears, fresh peas and crisp red onion are treated to a light drizzle of oil before being piled high on a slice of crunchy vegan cheesy toast! Delicious and all ready in the time it takes to make a slice of cheese on toast!

Chocolate & Vanilla Vegan Marble Cake

Chocolate & Vanilla Vegan Marble Cake

Can’t decide between vanilla or chocolate cake? Why not have both with this Chocolate & Vanilla Vegan Marble Cake! Pretty, easy to make & sure to impress! All you need is a piping bag of each batter which you then Jackson Pollack into the tin and swirl together with a skewer or knife! Just fill with buttercream and/or jam plus some fresh fruit if you fancy it and you’ll have a beautiful cake to share with friends. It definitely went down well when the Peachicks and I met up with some friends & their little people at the weekend!

Vegan Olive, Tomato & Basil Swirls

Vegan Olive, Tomato & Basil Swirls

These Vegan Olive Tomato & Basil Swirls are full of lovely Mediterranean flavours and perfect to show off the fruity flavour of Olive Oil. They are dairyfree, suitable for vegans and easy to make gluten-free by using suitable puff pastry. Gluten free pastry is becoming more readily available in supermarkets but check the ingredients its not always soyfree or vegan.

Cranberry, Hazelnut & Dark Chocolate Vegan Biscotti

Cranberry, Hazelnut & Dark Chocolate Vegan Biscotti

Crisp, crunchy & full of flavour these Cranberry Hazelnut & Dark Chocolate Vegan Biscotti are really tasty and perfect with a nice strong coffee.  A great dairyfree, eggfree alternative for everyone who has been missing biscotti! You’ll never be able to tell the difference! 

Easy Dairy Free Flapjacks (Vegan)

Easy Dairy Free Flapjacks (Vegan)

Easy Dairy Free Flapjacks.  Soft, chewy flapjacks, full of oats and golden syrup.  Just 4 ingredients, simple to make and perfect for lunchboxes or with your afternoon coffee. Soy Free, Nut Free and suitable for vegans too.

Easy Vegan Apple Crumble

Easy Vegan Apple Crumble

Easy Vegan Apple Crumble.  Chunks of beautiful British apples, with a hidden layer of jammy blueberries all topped off with a crisp dairy free crumble.  Replace the flour with Gluten Free or ground almonds for a comforting coeliac friendly dessert.

Vegan Leek & Potato Pie

Vegan Leek & Potato Pie

Vegan Leek & Potato Pie, the perfect winter warmer for the whole family.  A comforting, hearty vegan pie filled with a rich, creamy dairy free white sauce, chunks of potatoes and beautiful British Leeks.  Top with a layer of puff pastry – use ready made or make your own!

#CookBlogShare Week 3 – Vegan Comfort Food for Veganuary

#CookBlogShare Week 3 – Vegan Comfort Food for Veganuary

A great collection of Warming Vegan Comfort Food recipes to keep you toasty through the worst of the Winter weather!  Plus check out the #CookBlogShare week 3 linky for more delicious recipes! 

Mrs O’s Glutenfree & Eggfree Melt in Your Mouth Biscuit Mix Review

Mrs O’s Glutenfree & Eggfree Melt in Your Mouth Biscuit Mix Review

Mrs O’s Glutenfree & Eggfree Melt in Your Mouth Biscuit Mix makes buttery, crumbly biscuits with no fuss, no complicated equipment and in absolutely no time at all! Just add lemon zest and dairyfree margarine for perfect freefrom biscuits everytime!  Dairyfree, Eggfree, Glutenfree, Nutfree & Vegan.

Dark Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies (Gluten free, Vegan)

Dark Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies (Gluten free, Vegan)

Dark Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies make great freefrom festive treats.  Dairyfree, suitable for vegans and the recipe works just as well with glutenfree flour.  AND they are so simple to make, you can have a batch ready in less than 20minutes! Just add candy eyes, cherry nose & candy cane antlers for cute reindeer cookies.