Do you think any of these about gluten-free bread: It doesn’t taste nice It crumbles The slices are too small It tastes too sweet It doesn’t agree with my stomach even if it is gluten-free If you are struggling with gluten-free bread and still like to eat some, why not make your own! It is… Continue reading 5 Reasons To Bake Your Own Gluten-Free Bread
I started baking gluten-free sourdough bread in July when I shared some of my tips on how to get started. Now I thought it’s time to share things I have learned, as they are something many of us gluten-free bakers will have found a challenge. The recipes I use are mainly from the wonderful gluten-free… Continue reading “Why has my bread collapsed?” troubleshooting gluten-free sourdough
On 5th February, Finland celebrates their national poet Johan Ludvig Runeberg with a dedicated almond flavoured cake. I had never done these, so adapted a version of my own from a Finnish gluten-free recipe by Valio. I want to share the recipe, as I think they turned out great and I am sure you might… Continue reading Gluten-free Runeberg torte – a Finnish almond cake with raspberry jam
Revised: 9th December 2021 The holiday season is upon us. We all have different traditions, and in our family baking loads of gingerbread spiced with cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, ginger and allspice (amongst others) is a big part of our celebrations. I’d like to say these are Finnish gingerbread but I do think similar ones are… Continue reading Gluten-free Nordic style gingerbread
You might already know that I’m originally from Finland and I love Finnish cardamom buns in whichever shape. I have been working on my own gluten-free sourdough cardamom bun recipe to make nice fluffy and flavoursome buns without rice, corn and also oats for in addition to coeliacs I have intolerances for them. Oats I… Continue reading Gluten-free Finnish cinnamon rolls with sourdough
Even if you need to eat gluten-free having light and fluffy, lovely golden donuts are not out of your reach!
Make your own Finnish-style deep fried donuts gluten-free, without rice, corn or oats or use shop bought gluten-free flour mix if you wish!
In Finland, where I was born, there’s food tradition of pies with thin rye crust and filled with either rice porridge, mashed potato or a carrot&rice filling. These are typically had in family gatherings, parties etc. as small savoury bites or in larger size as a savoury snack or even lunch when you top with… Continue reading Gluten-free potato pies with buckwheat crust
Pancake Day is just around the corner. As a day, it was something new to me when I first moved to the UK from Finland, since there we celebrate Shrove Tuesday with shrove buns. They are cardamom flavoured yeasted buns filled with whipped cream and jam or almond paste. You might have heard of or… Continue reading Gluten-free Shrove buns Finnish-Style
It’s been over 13 years when I first got to know the gooey soft little cheesy dough balls that are pão de queijo when I was in São Paulo on a work trip. The hotel I stayed at had them at breakfast and I have to say I ate my weight in them even if… Continue reading Pão de queijo – Brazilian cheese bread