Flavoursome Gluten-Free Berry Tarts

Gluten-Free – the 2 words fill my husband with fear. But gluten free doesn’t have to mean flavour free!

To be honest, gluten has little effect on the flavour, but a big effect on texture. The use of almond meal instead of traditional wheat flour makes these tarts a little more dense but also more moist. These tarts are deceptively simple but taste oh so summery with the inclusion of berries. Blueberries and Raspberries are perfect for this tart recipe.

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This Apple Crumble Cake is Perfection

Apple Crumble is one of my favourite winter desserts. But what if it could also be a cake?

This cake has a wonderful pudding like texture, as well as gorgeous chunks of apple. The rum  provides a lovely flavour to this moist, light cake. And the crumble topping? It just finishes the whole cake off nicely. You could also add some walnuts or flaked almonds to the crumble mixture before you sprinkle it over the cake mixture, but I didn’t have any in the cupboard at the time – they would make a great textural addition.

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