We’ve had the pleasure of knowing Simon from Spade Fork Spoon for a while now and he’s inspired us with his homegrown cooking skills. When he offered to write a guest post for us we leapt at the chance. Here’s Simon with his Favourite Five Gluten-free recipes.
Those of you who follow Spade Fork Spoon on Twitter may have noticed an increase in tweets about gluten-free cooking over the last few weeks. This is because my son has recently been diagnosed as coeliac and therefore needs to follow a gluten-free diet. Adapting meals to fit in with his new dietary requirements has been a bit of a challenge, but we’re getting there. When you think about gluten-free, you think that means no bread, pasta and pastry. Prior to his diagnosis, if my son was to list the foods he most enjoyed they may well have included all three of those gluten rich foods! Luckily there are gluten-free alternatives to pasta and Genius produce a great gluten-free puff pastry. However, we’ve yet to find a good bread alternative; however hard companies try, there seems to be no way of recreating the texture and flavour of a good loaf of bread.