Gluten free Yorkshire pudding sticks for dipping.

I’ve recently been testing these new little baking machines and so far with excellent results. These gadgets are usually market as children’s baking things, but I think that they can be more useful than that and a nice tool to help people catering for an intolerant family member. It can offer options, convenience and freshness…

Super-quick gluten free steamed puds

This wicked and super-fast dessert is cooked in the microwave in just under 5 minutes. You’ll rustle up deliciously rich and sweet puds in no time – they definitely get my vote. Sticky toffee pudding You’ll need 125g Isabel’s sponge cake or batter mix flour 125g unsalted butter, plus extra for rubbing inside the pudding…

Easy apple tart – no oven required.

I’m not using puff pastry to create this classic French dessert, but it works really well and it is absolutely delicious.  Not only is this dessert delicious, but no oven is necessary for baking this beauty! It also gluten, wheat free and can be quite easy made dairy free if necessary.  Hopefully, this recipe will…

Mini Italian loaves

After the success of my baked mini donuts at the Allergy Show last July, I woke one day thinking if I could come up with a similar simple and quick idea for a savoury bready recipe. The result was these tasty ciabatta like mini loaves, which can be made in a variety of flavours and…

Vegan Moxarella Cheese

Great for using in macaroni cheese, lasagne or pizzas. This soft cheese is also excellent for spreading on toast or for making grilled cheese sandwiches. It forms a nice crust, similar to dairy cheeses.  You’ll need: 60g of raw cashews soaked overnight. 240ml water 2 Tbsp Isabel’s Gluten Free Baking Fix 1 Tbsp Extra virgin…

Baked mini donuts

These mini donuts are fun to make and take less than 5 minutes to bake in a cake pop machine. You could add fruits to the batter – small pieces of banana or apple,then dust them with icing sugar. I’ve made these little donuts dairy free at the Allergy Show in early July and people…

Vegan chocolate cake – gluten and wheat free

No egg, dairy or gluten and yet it is the most deliciously light, moist and chocolatey vegan cake I have ever tried – hard to believe it doesn’t contain those ingredients symbolic for creating a good cake. You’ll need: 125g batter mix flour 125g granulated Sugar 45gs cocoa Powder (70% or 100% solids) 1 tsp…

Rosemary Focaccia – gluten, dairy and egg free

This focaccia recipe is easy to make and easy to adapt. Try adding herbs such as oregano, Italian herbs, or perhaps some chopped chilli. The lovely soft and crusty texture of this Italian bread makes this dough also great for making pizza bases.  You’ll have to push the dough into the pizza baking tray with…

Chipas – South American breads

Some South American countries are known for their breads made with cheese, eggs, and cassava flour (also known as tapioca starch). In Brazil, there’s the famous pão de queijo. Colombians have pandebono. Paraguayans enjoy a similar bread called chipa. The unifying ingredient in these breads is the cassava starch, which gives them their special texture…

Apple pie – the good life.

We had a bumper harvest of apples this year thanks to the mixed weather – wet spring and hot summer. Sweet apples perfect for cooking and baking, so I was looking to create a recipe to help using this bountiful harvest and came up with a great pie crust, which I thought worth sharing. What…

Best gluten free Yorkshire Pudding

Whenever the opportunity arises to have one of these tasty treats to accompany your Sunday roast, your heart might sink if you are coeliac. We all know that preparing Sunday lunch for the family can be stressful at the best of times, and even more so if you need to cater for someone with a…

Fab gluten free Yorkshire puddings!

Once you’ve mastered making the batter for this classic dish, you can use it to make Toad in the hole and crepes. Isabel’s Yorkshire pudding batter mix is perfect for making tasty Yorkshires and Toad in the hole, which are traditionally baked using lard or dripping. You’ll need a good layer of fat in the…

Lemon drizzle cake – gluten and dairy free

Enjoy our recipes of easy-to-make classic family cakes. This cake has a tangy lemon syrup drizzled poured over it whilst the cake still warm, the syrup infuses into the light sponge giving it an exquisite moistness and a delicious zinging lemon flavour. You’ll need: 125g Isabel’s batter mix 125g Dairy free spread 125g caster sugar…

Gluten free almond buns…

These almond buns are incredibly delicious and quick to prepare. You’ll need: 125g Isabel’s dough balls or Kid’s cheesebread mix (plus 20g extra) 50g ground almond 50g butter 50g caster sugar 7g baking powder 1 large size free range eggs 30ml water For the filling: Marzipan To prepare: Pre-heat the oven at 180ᴼC. and grease…

Petit pains – bread rolls for breakfast, lunch or tea…

We loved  this recipe and hope you’ll enjoy it too! Every time I make a batch it disappears very quickly, a sure sign of when something is good. I have made my bread rolls small no bigger than a golf ball, but I’m quite sure that it would be possible to make larger bread rolls…

Tear & share sausage rolls…

For the dough: 250g of Isabel’s dough balls or Kids cheesebread mix 80g grated cheddar cheese 3 Tbsp olive oil 100ml water 2 eggs (about 122g) Sausages (I used Frankfurters, but I’m sure any other cooked sausage would do as well) For the topping: Extra grated cheese for sprinkling on top. Herbs (Fresh or dried…

Gluten, wheat & dairy free banana & poppy seeds cake

Lovely soft and moist cake, one can hardly believe it is also gluten and dairy free. This cake could be your favourite too, because it is ever so easy to prepare and the result are delicious. Perfect for getting those over-ripe bananas  in the fruit ball  used – don’t let them go to waste! You’ll…

Gluten, wheat & dairy free coconut cake

Everyone went nuts for this cake at the Allergy Show when ‘The Happy Coeliac‘ kindly offered to make a couple of cakes using our batter mix as we were running out of samples. Sam made the cake using one of her family recipes. The cake was so delish that I could hardly believe it was…

GF tea cakes…

You’ll need: 200g Isabel’s pizza base mix 50g dried blueberries or raisings 2 eggs 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp mixed spices 2 Tbsp veg. oil 50ml Water Pre-heat at oven 180C Mix all the ingredients together to make the dough. Knead the dough for a few minutes. Take pieces of the…

Savoury Crepes… delicious gluten free lunch idea.

Makes 7 pancakes. You’ll need: 50g Isabel’s pizza or dough balls mix 1 Tbsp veg oil or melted butter 100ml of milk or milk substitute 150ml of water 2 eggs Place the flour into a bowl, then add oil, egg, milk and water whisking all ingredients into a smooth thin batter. A blender would great…

Gluten free crepes simply delightful and easy to prepare.

I have been experimenting with Isabel’s pizza flour mix and I was so excited to discover that the mix is also great for making pancakes. But not just any pancake – really fantastic pancakes with great texture and flavour. If you have a strict gluten and wheat free life style you’ll be happy to find…

Summer fruit crumble

I know I know Isabel’s batter mix has a fish & chips on the pack… what in heavens are we trying to do to you? Try to think of this mix more as an all-purpose flour blend and enjoy the versatility that it offers. And remember that whilst using any of Isabel’s flour mixes there…

Magic pudding

I first came across this recipe in Pinterest; I saw the picture and thought that it looked extemely delicious – it was called ‘Magic cake’, but for me this dessert is more like a pudding rather than a cake. It reminds me of vanilla slices, because at a closer look it does appear to have…

Super-tasty cheese breads and gluten free!

Anything that helps you to quickly rustle up something outstandingly delicious gets my vote. These little cheese breads, or dough balls as most people like to call them, are a real delight. Although they are gluten and wheat free, these are extremely moreish and a treat for everyone – not just coeliacs. The dough made…

Mini cheese and onion tarts

Serve these delicious savoury tarts as finger food at parties and gatherings. They are also excellent for picnics You’ll need For the pastry: 150g Isabel’s batter mix flour 100g unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 2-3 tsps of water For the filling: 1 egg beaten 100ml of single cream 50gs matured cheddar cheese 20g of…

Potato surprise

When I was a student and lived in the South London there was a place around the corner from where I lived that made the most delicious potatoes, which they called ‘Potatoes surprise’ – I used to love them! Anyhow this is my own version of those delish tatties – if you love your potatoes…

Beetroot chocolate brownies

I’m always trying out new recipes using Isabel’s mixes – my aim is to provide simple and tasty recipe ideas for consumers using Isabel’s and help them understand how multi-purpose and useful our natural flour blends are. Please do not be put off by the beetroot, because not only this recipe is incredibly and deliciously…

Calzones, Empanadas, Pasties…

You’ll need: 150g Isabel’s pizza base mix 1 egg yolk Corn meal flour or polenta for kneading & rolling out the dough. Prepare the dough as per pack instructions, but added an extra egg yolk to the mix, using a generous amount of fine corn meal flour or polenta when kneading and rolling out the…

Gluten free bagel

You’ll need: 200g Isabel’s pizza base mix 2 eggs 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp sugar 2 Tbsp veg. oil 50ml Water Pre-heat the oven 180C (160C fan) Mix all the ingredients together to make the dough. Knead the dough for a few minutes. Take pieces of the dough and roll into a sausage shape,…

Natural, Delicious,Convenient.

“Isabel’s products are refreshingly ‘home- made’ tasting. The ingredients are all natural, the preparation is simple and the resulting products are just delicious. There is no hint of trying to imitate wheat based products, but rather a commitment to making genuinely gluten free products that are the equal to or better than wheat based products”….

Interview: Isabel’s Naturally Free From

Originally posted on The Coeliactivist:
Gluten Free B loves the gluten free manufacturers that have a ‘personal touch’ in the way they interact with consumers. This week we’re pleased-as-punch to give you a little insight into our store-cupboard favourites, Isabel’s Naturally Free From. We just love her one-woman whirlwind of gluten-free creativity – especially the…

Meet the manufacturer by gluten free b

Gluten Free B loves the gluten free manufacturers that have a ‘personal touch’ in the way they interact with consumers. This week we’re pleased-as-punch to give you a little insight into our store-cupboard favourites, Isabel’s Naturally Free From.