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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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 VEGAN VANILLA CAKE WITH SUMMER BERRIES {gluten, dairy, egg, nut & soy free, vegan}

This gluten free vegan vanilla cake recipe is THE recipe to have on hand if you have any kind of food allergy or intolerance, or if you follow a vegan lifestyle. With a fluffy, moist sponge cake (no egg substitutes!) and a delicious coconut cream frosting, this basic recipe can be modified to make other types of cake, as well (think coffee, or red velvet)… but this simple vegan vanilla cake version with summer berries is pretty spectacular on its own. 

A close-up of the gluten free vegan vanilla cake with a small heap of summer berries on top of it – raspberries, blueberries and blackberries.

A cake with no eggs, no butter, and no wheat flour. Huh? Yes, we’re kinda removing the crucial bits that make a cake… a cake. And listen – I get your scepticism and your doubts. And if you’ve had a gluten free+vegan cake fail before, I feel your frustration too. But here’s the thing: even if you can’t eat gluten, eggs and/or dairy, you still deserve an epic kickass cake.

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You’ll love these gluten free chocolate sandwich cookies, with their decadent, rich dark chocolate ganache filling and the crumbly, buttery gluten free cookies. They’re super simple to make and look absolutely amazing – like something straight out of a food magazine!

A stack of four gluten free sandwich cookies with dark chocolate ganache filling and a chocolate drizzle on top of each one. Two cookies are next to the stack, and more cookies are in the background.

You know how I made that ultra-decadent gluten free chocolate tart? This is it – in cookie form. Sandwich cookie, obviously, because two cookies are always better than one, and the chocolate ganache filling is delicious and we’ll stuff a whole lot of it into each cookie.

There’s no such thing as too much chocolate, right? Right. In that spirit, there’s also a generous chocolate drizzle on top of the sandwich cookies. No point doing this halfway.

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