Filed under Gluten Free Pastry

Cinnamon Swirls – gluten free pastry, with recipe

Cinnamon Swirls – gluten free pastry, with recipe

A busy few weeks of frantic last minute thesis editing recently in the Halo Baking Emporium and Chocolaterie in Moseley, which has happily ended (for now), leaving me time to create a very complicated new hairstyle, and a gluten free pastry recipe that looks complicated but isn’t! I’ve already shared my basic and advanced sweet … Continue reading

Cherry Tart – gluten free, with recipe

Cherry Tart – gluten free, with recipe

I have made and eaten three of these delicious gluten free cherry tarts in the last two weeks. That’s how amazing they taste, and of course, we are nearing the end of British cherry season too so there’s been a lot of surplus cherries on sale! This recipe creates a firm, easily cut-able tart that … Continue reading

Blueberry Pie – gluten free sweet pastry recipe

Blueberry Pie – gluten free sweet pastry recipe

“Pie”, is for me, another example of how our common language divides us. Say “pie” to a North American and they probably imagine a blueberry pie a la mode, cherry pie, pecan pie, pumpkin pie…all delicious. Offer a “pie” to a person of the British persuasion however and they start salivating over the thought of … Continue reading

Gluten free pastry – sweet and savoury!

Gluten free pastry – sweet and savoury!

Pastry magic in the Halo Baking Emporium and Chocolaterie’s kitchen today, as gluten free flour and sundry ingredients were transformed into sweet Jam Tarts and savoury Moroccan Chicken Pies. (Although, not at the same time.) Gluten free pastry can be tricky to work with; gluten free flour tends to the dry side when baking, necessitating … Continue reading