Quick Summer Desserts

The weather is hot, your probably having salads for tea as it is too hot to cook, do the same with your desserts! You want something quick with minimal effort to enjoy this summer. Use store brought ingredients and stay away from that oven in this heat, but still have an indulgent dessert. I have been … Continue reading Quick Summer Desserts

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Gluten Free Life

I think that Gluten Free foods are coming about more and more but there still needs to be more awareness as people don’t fully understand. I’m not actually gluten free myself but my Aunty is and my sister has a slight intolerance. For things such as bread and cakes you hear people saying that it tastes like cardboard, I have actually done some gluten free baking and I have still enjoyed them and more importantly my Aunty did too.

Beautiful Body with Biz

gluten-free-life-I was diagnosed with Celiac in 2005. Back then food classified as gluten free was disgusting. I have never been fond of eating dry cardboard.

With Celiacs Disease and with most gluten sensitivities, digesting gluten can lead to a whole host of other issues. Sure it’s trending to be eating ‘gluten free’ and it seems to be one of the newest fad diets. However, for some of us, it is far more serious than trying to get a hot, smoking body!

What is gluten, you may ask?

Celiac disease is an immune reaction to eating gluten, a protein that is found in some grains; these include wheat, barley and rye (and any combination of them such as triticale). Here in Canada Oats are an acceptable grain, but they MUST be certified as gluten free. Cross-contamination can occur when the same machines are used to produce wheat and oats.

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Very Best Chocolate Fudge Cake

Now who doesn't like chocolate cake!! This is my favourite chocolate cake recipe, the sponge is moist and with the ganache its like the perfect dessert and it comes from Mary Berry's Baking Bible. "This will become your favourite chocolate cake recipe - it is the best! It is speedy to make and the easy … Continue reading Very Best Chocolate Fudge Cake

Lemon Sorbet with Strawberries

For the past couple of weeks we have had a summer "heatwave" (well its what the UK call a heatwave - for all the other countries it is most likely the norm). The loud thunderstorms in the early hours of the morning - haven't had ones like that for years! I actually found the rain and thunder quite soothing … Continue reading Lemon Sorbet with Strawberries

The Great British Bake Off Returns…

The Great British Bake Off is returning...              So the countdown begins until Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood return to our screens along with Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc and their cheeky baking puns on Wednesday 6th August - 8pm on BBC1 The Great British Bake Off is on BBC1... "An Extra Slice" the … Continue reading The Great British Bake Off Returns…

Mixed Berry Muffins

One of the baking blogs that I like to visit quite often is sallysbakingaddiction.com she is an American food blogger and recipe developer and I always love to see what new recipes she has posted. As well as the recipes, the photos that she posts are amazing I just love them... they make you want to lick … Continue reading Mixed Berry Muffins

Raspberry Bakewell Cake

I love this raspberry cake and so do the rest of my family, I've lost count on how many times I have made this. So when it comes to birthdays, instead of making them a nice pretty decorated cake... they want this cake. Made this cake when my brother came down from uni at Christmas as … Continue reading Raspberry Bakewell Cake

Gluten-Free Raspberry Cupcakes

My Aunty went gluten free a couple of years ago, due to an allergy she had. I think it must be very hard to stop eating all those things that you enjoy the taste of, but what your body doesn't like. She has tried different cakes from the supermarket but it never seems to taste … Continue reading Gluten-Free Raspberry Cupcakes

Welcome to my very first Blog

Hi my name is Becky, I'm 24 years old and I have finally taken my first step into the world of blogging... So here it goes!I've always enjoyed baking from a young age, I remember me and my brother standing on chairs baking fairy cakes with my mom, then arguing over who got to lick … Continue reading Welcome to my very first Blog