Chocolate Gluten Free Hot Cross Buns

I absolutely love hot cross buns but since being gluten free, the only store bought ones I have tried and actually liked are Tescos. Much to my disappointment, my local Tesco didn't have any in this morning so I decided to make my own! I would normally go traditional and use dried fruit; however my … Continue reading Chocolate Gluten Free Hot Cross Buns

Mimi’s Bakehouse, Leith

I visited Mimi's Bakehouse in Leith the other day when I was in the area as I had heard loads of amazing things about their gluten free cakes.   The cafe is in a gorgeous location, just by the river and the cafe itself if very pretty and a decent size! The staff here are … Continue reading Mimi’s Bakehouse, Leith

Healthy Gluten Free Apple and Blackberry Oat Bars

I was planning on making my normal raspberry oat bars; however my local shop did not have any raspberries so I decided to experiment with blackberries and apple and oh boy am I glad I did! I still love my raspberry slices but these are a great change!   Ingredients (Makes 8) 150g gluten free oats … Continue reading Healthy Gluten Free Apple and Blackberry Oat Bars

The Tearooms, Edinburgh Castle

When my parents came to visit the other weekend we did a lot of touristy things and a lot of eating out. On the Saturday we combined this and had lunch in The Tearooms at the top of Edinburgh Castle.   They do not advertise gluten free on their menu but if you ask a … Continue reading The Tearooms, Edinburgh Castle

Healthy Oat and Raspberry Bars

After being glutenfied last night and feeling like rubbish today I needed a little pick me up and what's a better pick me up than healthy cake?! Plus, it only takes five minutes to prep and 25 minutes to cook!   These bars are gluten free, dairy free and refined sugar free! Making them a perfect … Continue reading Healthy Oat and Raspberry Bars

Gluten Free Upside Down Apple Cake

This was the first gluten free cake I ever made and is one that has recently been requested  for a bake sale by a non-gluten free colleague at work!   It probably isn't as famous as its associate, the upside down pineapple cake, but everyone prefers apples to pineapple surely?! If you are a fan of … Continue reading Gluten Free Upside Down Apple Cake

Loudons, Edinburgh

If you are gluten free and live in Edinburgh you would have heard of Loudons before. They are known for offering a great choice of yummy gluten free breakfast, brunch, lunch and cake options and their staff are very clued up on gluten free, cross contamination etc which is always good to hear!   Recently, I … Continue reading Loudons, Edinburgh