Recipes tagged with: gluten free

Almond, Lemon and Polenta cake

Almond, Lemon and Polenta cake

A light and moist cake made with fine cornmeal (polenta) and ground almonds. If you use gluten free baking powder then the cake is completely gluten free. Try using limes or oranges instead of lemon. I used the spare lemon juice mixed with icing sugar to make a drizzle icing for the top.

  • Time: 15 minutes to mix and 1 hour to cook
  • Complexity: easy

Buckwheat Pancakes

Buckwheat Pancakes

Buckwheat flour is gluten free and has a delicious nutty flavour.  In Brittany, France the buckwheat pancake is a regional speciality. Although delicious with a sweet filling, such as stewed apples, you cannot beat a savoury filled buckwheat pancake... bacon and egg .... smoked salmon and creme fraiche.....ham and melted cheese....

  • Time: 15 minutes plus 10 minutes resting time for the batter if possible
  • Complexity: easy

Chocolate, Roasted Hazelnut and Buckwheat Brownies

Chocolate, Roasted Hazelnut and Buckwheat Brownies

These gluten free brownies are rich and nutty with a delicious fudgy centre.  Buckwheat flour is available from most supermarkets. You can buy ready roasted hazelnuts or toast your own in the pre-heated oven, on a baking tray for 15 minutes.

  • Time: 20 minutes to prepare plus 40 minutes cooking time.
  • Complexity: medium

Pakora

Pakora

Delicious and very easy to make Indian snacks which are vegetarian/vegan and gluten free. Use thinly sliced potatoes in place of some of the spinach and onion for a change.

  • Time: 30 minutes
  • Complexity: easy