GLUTEN FREE STRAWBERRY TART {gluten, nut & soy free}

If you’re a fan of strawberries, or tarts, or just dessert in general – you need to make this gluten free strawberry tart. With a buttery gluten free sweet shortcrust pastry, luxurious vanilla pastry cream and luscious, vibrant strawberries, this easy strawberry tart is the perfect summer dessert.

Overhead view of the gluten free strawberry tart on a vintage white cooling rack on a white background. A large piece of the tart has been cut. The strawberries arranged on top of the tart are a vibrant red and glossy from the jam glaze. An antique cake server, a white plate with a piece of the tart and antique dessert spoons are next to the tart, as well as a few whole and halved strawberries.

We’ve blinked, and it’s nearing the end of May. Which is insane, because it feels like April was only just yesterday and where is the time going? Lately, I feel like I’m always in a hurry, too busy to think, always chasing after things that need doing, while adding another few to my bullet-pointed, highlighter-exhausted to-do list.

But time running aways from us has at least one upside: summer is almost here, and berries are (or will soon be) in season. Berries of all sorts, with their shiny colours and juicy taste and smell of sunshine. To celebrate, let’s make this gluten free strawberry tart.

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GLUTEN FREE ZUCCHINI GALETTE WITH FETA CHEESE & CHERRY TOMATOES {gluten, nut & soy free}

This gluten free zucchini galette is almost too good for words. The rosemary pie crust is pure flaky, buttery perfection, and the filling of zucchinis, cherry tomatoes, caramelised onions, feta cheese and herbs is an homage to all things Mediterranean. Super easy to make, this gluten free savoury galette is the perfect thing for a weekend brunch or summer picnic.

Overhead shot of the rectangular gluten free zucchini galette on a white background with a few thyme sprigs sprinkled around it. The galette has been cut into three pieces.

A Mediterranean feast.
A celebration of herbs and summer produce.
A flavour and texture explosion.
A gluten free zucchini galette that you’ll want to make again and again.

I love galettes – they possess all of the flaky butteriness and deliciousness of a pie, without the fuss of baking tins and crimping and precision. When it comes to galettes, we’re all about rustic charm – which means a cracked crust here or there, a wonky shape and irregularly arranged filling are not just okay – they’re kinda the norm.

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GLUTEN FREE BERRY TARTLES {gluten, nut & soy free}

These gluten free berry tartlets are everything bright and happy and summery. With a buttery gluten free sweet shortcrust pastry and a decadent lemon-flavoured cream filling, they are the perfect treat for any occasion. Super easy to make, these mini tarts are the perfect gluten free dessert!

Overhead shot of three gluten free berry tartlets. All three tarlets are filled with a golden yellow lemon cream and topped with raspberries and blueberries. A few antique dessert spoons are arranged around the tartlets.

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It finally feels like spring – yes, even in the UK. For the last few days, the skies have been blue, the sunshine bright and cheerful, and the temperatures almost summery. The kind of days that make you happy, and make getting up in the morning so much easier.

It’s only right, then, that we celebrate such unexpectedly lovely weather with some summery desserts. I know that tarts and tartlets are actually an all-year-round kind of dessert… but in my mind, I always associate them with summer picnics, lemonade and a gentle breeze that makes the heat pleasant rather than overwhelming.

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RIDICULOUSLY DECADENT GLUTEN FREE CHOCOLATE TART {gluten, nut & soy free}

This decadent gluten free chocolate tart just might be one of the best gluten free desserts you’ll ever try. With a sweet, buttery gluten free shortcrust pastry, and a rich dark chocolate ganache filling, this gluten free tart is what chocolate lovers’ dreams are made of.

The gluten free chocolate tart on a small serving table. Two pieces of the tart have been cut. A pile of antique dessert plates and some cups are in the background.

Hi, friend. I have a confession: the initial form of this post was more of a slightly ticked-off long-winded rant than anything else. To make a long story short: I’m at a conference-workshop thingy, unable to prepare my own food and faced with rather… meagre pickings for my (gluten free) meals. Add to that a sad-looking salad bar and a meagre fruit selection, and you’ve got yourself an unhappy, whining Kat.

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