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Whilst in Rye, James and I took a look in their Deli as it seemed bursting with some really interesting and unique food! As you would expect from a deli there were plenty of quiches, pies, cheeses and meats but also a wide range of cupboard foods, from crackers to boozy chocolates, there was something for everyone!

They had a huge range of different gluten free bits too, brands that I find it hard to get hold of or even some I had never heard of! The staff were also exceptionally helpful, they tried to help find products that may have been of interest to me and locate certain items they knew they had, it was a very refreshing shopping experience!

I could have bought so much but as we are moving soon I thought it would be best just to get a couple of bits and pop back there, maybe in the winter, I love shopping in small towns in the cold weather!

So here is what I chose;

RW Garcia Organic Veggie Tortilla Chips - £3.95
We love nacho nights and most Mexican food, so when I saw these and the blue tortilla chips, I knew I had to try one! In the end I decided on the veggie ones as the blue ones are meant to taste like normal tortillas, whereas these are spinach and garlic, beetroot and onion and carrot, tomato and sesame flavours. They sound really unique and tasty with some Mexican dips and Fajitas!

Farmhouse Biscuits - Traditionally made English biscuits with chocolate chips - £3.95
Let's be honest, the packaging drew me to this product, particularly for Christmas! The whole styling spoke to me and I hope they taste as good as they look! I have had quite a few chocolate chip biscuits but these look crisp and buttery, so I'm hoping for great things!

If you are ever in Rye I would seriously suggest you pop in the Rye Deli and take a look around, I will certainly be going back for some of their fresh produce too!

Hannah x
It was surprisingly sunny on Sunday, so James and I headed over to Rye as we fancied browsing a seaside town. Of course no matter where we are, we are looking for free from goodies and all things kitchen related! Being full of independent shops I love Rye, as a small business owner myself I love supporting others running their unique and interesting business ventures!

If you know me in person you would know that the whole 50's era is something I am in love with so when I found the vintage kitchen shop, Jane Wicks Kitchenalia, I couldn't resist having a look! I honestly wanted to buy one of everything but I was reserved and chose an up-cycled tray which was painted pink for £14. I am so in love with it! The pastel pink suits the style of our flat and our wedding so it can be used in both! I thought it would be lovely to pop confetti bags or pre made sweetie favours on our pick and mix table!

The vintage shop next door had old school 1/3 pint milk bottles for £3. My dad had told me for years how he used to get milk at school in these small 1/3 pint bottle and were one of his found memories of being a child, so I couldn't resist as I saw a new prop potential! I was tempted to buy more but I was just wasn't too sure where I would put them all! But nevertheless I love it all the same!

I would love to know if you know any seaside towns or small towns like Rye, I love anything like this so I would love to know more places to go!

Hannah x

The Brownie Bar were at the Cake and Bake show this year. My brother came back with a mass of brownies to hand out to the family and for a change I was able to be included, as they make gluten free versions and he got hold of one for me!

Being wrapped individually to avoid cross contamination, this free from brownie looked amazing on first appearance before even trying it. The white and milk chips peaking out of the sides of a gooey looking centre. The top was a typical crispy crunchy brownie, but it was the layer underneath that really made it stand out from the crowd, slightly dense but super soft and gooey, this brownie certainly has a luxurious texture to it. Having an occasional large chocolate chunk to add an extra bit of creaminess. They are simply to die for!

Being very rich in flavour, with a quite dark brownie base which is then lifted by the milk and white chips laced through the bake, makes a truly perfect flavour. Let's face it we have all had a lot of brownies, as they seem to be the free from option for most coffee shops, but I was left so impressed with these!

Looking online they seem to not only do gluten free but also gluten and dairy free options! The flavours all sound so tasty too! The Triple chocolate was fab but the salted caramel, nutella and raspberry ones also sound delicious!

If you are interested in looking at their range you can find it here! Also the boxes are pick and mix which means you can try one of each flavour! I assume they will be individually wrapped like mine were so you could even order some for the gluten eaters without fear of them touching!

Hannah x

On Sunday my brother headed over to the Excel centre to take part in the Magic card game show. As he was leaving he saw the cake and bake show was on too, so he popped in and picked me up a few gluten free goodies!

He knows I love Delicious Alchemy a great deal and I had bored his ears off at work that week about their new gingerbread mix! So as they had their normal three for £5 deal he picked me up a pack of the gingerbread mix, the stuffing mix and another brownie mix as I had used my last one for a coffee corner at a craft fair I organised earlier last week.

He also got me a pack of the christmas cake mix as I missed out on this one last year. However this was not in the deal, but was still only £4 and the bag is huge! As I will hopefully be in our new home for Christmas I can't wait to bake this and have friends round to watch the Christmas specials of Vicar of Dibley and Gavin and Stacey whilst tucking into cake and mulled wine!

Of course when I bake these I will let you know the outcome, I am intending to make the fudge with the brownie mix for Christmas too, so we will see how that goes!

Hannah x
On Tuesday James and I had a day off so we thought we would do some baking. As we didn't have much time we thought the Simple Mills mix from Make it Gluten Free Ltd would be perfect. I love these natural mixes with ingredients that are easy to understand, so you know exactly what is in the cookies.

This really simple packet mix only requires 15 minutes, and that includes the baking! Just a couple of ingredients later, you have perfect cookies!

To make these cookies, we added 2 tablespoons of milk, 4 tablespoons of oil and 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract to a bowl. Mix these together and then slowly add the dry mix. We then put tablespoon sized balls on a baking tray and flattened them, pop them in the oven for 10 minutes and that's it! Perfect chewy centre and crispy outer choc chip cookies.

The amount of chips in each cookie was unbelievable, they were packed! I trialed them on the whole family and everyone enjoyed them which is always a good sign! Like all the Simple Mills mixes I have tried, the main component in this mix was almond flour, I have yet to have a dry or crumbly bake when using an almond flour, so I do have a lot of confidence in these mixes turning out as they should first time! I was not let down by this mix either, the texture was so true to what I could remember. On the website it states you could make 20ish cookies, as the box is American and has an american recipe it said makes 12. I made 10 in the end as I wanted quite large cookies, as these are one thing hard to find in the shops gluten free.

If you are looking for a large cookie, like the ones I look longingly at in a bakery, I would strongly suggest giving this mix a go. Being quick and pretty mess free it isn't too time consuming and means it's an easy evening bake, possibly even quicker than popping to the shops for treats!

Retailing at £5.20 you can find these mixes from Make it Gluten Free Ltd either on their website or at one of the many shows they attend, I believe they are in the Excel Centre this weekend if you are looking to try some products!

Hannah x
Aldi were on fire with their gluten free week! Such a wide range of choices, even if there was only a small selection in general! One thing that really jumped out at me were the mini muffins by Scott's. Lets face it I have had a fair few gluten free muffins in my time, but never a mini one. If you're anything like me, mini versions of anything are irresistible, so I had to give them a go!

A pack of six cost £1.29, which is only 22p each! Compared to some brands where you can pay up to £3 for two large ones! Even eating two only makes this 44p per serving! So at 126 calories per muffin, that's exactly what I ate for breakfast the last few days.

The muffins themselves were beautifully textured with a nice bounce and moistness to them. I could have eaten the whole pack, they were so great! Flavour wise these muffins do not have a powederiness or bicarbonate aftertaste, like a few muffins I have had before. I did feel that the blueberries were a little lacking in a couple of the muffins, but even distribution of a fruit in a cake batter can be tricky at the best of times, without adding the blueberries to each case afterwards that is!

The other thing I enjoyed about these were that they actually say gluten free on the case! How much easier does that make catering at parties. Nobody fears eating the wrong food or avoid the buffet table, thinking that there is nothing for them to eat.

Unfortunately I cannot find these stocked elsewhere so I think these will just have to be a one off treat!

Hannah x
Gluten free special buy week in Aldi? Yes please! An Aldi store opened last week which is a two minute walk from my office, so the timing couldn't be more perfect. James and I headed there Monday evening to see what bargains we could find!

I was hoping the 99p pasta would be in stock, and considering it was only on sale since Sunday I thought I'd have a good chance, but when I got there, there were only three bags of very crushed spaghetti left! Although I missed out on quite a bit there were plenty more goodies!

So here is what I bought!

Crispbread - 69p
I actually got three of these as I find these great for snacks and lunches. As I tend to pay around £2 a pack I couldn't pass up buying up to this value anyway!

Nestle Go  Free Honey Flakes 500g - £1.99
These were not 'super cheap' for this product but I typically see these at £2.20 a box else where, if I am not ordering from Ocado, as they tend to have them on offer. But I have yet to find this variety in stock so I thought I would pick them up!

Scott's blueberry muffins x6 - £1.29
I have never heard of Scott's before, but when I saw mini muffins I knew they would be the perfect breakfast treat. I was torn on the chocolate or blueberry as I thought 12 muffins would be a lot to get through before they expire! I opted for blueberry in the end and I have already eaten a couple and they are delicious!

Snappea chips - 99p
I buy these all the time at M&S for quite a bit more than this so I thought I would give this brand a go, at 91 calories, they are great with some humous and veggies at lunch.

Lee's Snowballs - 99p
These always remind me of Christmas buffets at my Gran's when I was around 6! I had a deep love for these and they would be pilled high on the table just for me. The instant flashback gave me the urge to impulse purchase. These can also be found at other supermarkets for about £1 but when I saw them, I couldn't resist! At only 65 calories they will be great as a evening sweet treat.

Chocolate cookies - £1.29 per box
Not only does the packaging remind me of the Tesco finest cookies but the flavours available were very similar too. The Tesco version retail at £1.80 so if these are just as good, I've just saved 50p a box! I am intrigued to compare these and see which ones I prefer!

I honestly can't believe the whole gluten free section of my shop only came to £9.91, I was very impressed, considering I have months worth of snacks now! We also got a ton of veg, and some food for the week as well as a bed set and a white picture frame ladder (see here), which is so cute and perfect for our wedding and home and the whole lot only came to £40! Considering that homewares only came to £20 too!

My first trip to Aldi where I was purchasing for myself I feel was a huge success! I have not tended to shop there personally before as I felt there wouldn't be much for me as I tend to buy party food for the youth club I help run when we have our parties. But there is so much available, not just in their special buys, I even found this allergen sheet on their website on their own products that are gluten free!

Have you ever tried Aldi, what did you think?

Hannah x

Weekends away are never complete without good food. Bicester is one of our favourite places for a get away and when there is so much good food around, it makes being there even more enjoyable!

Breakfasts are one of my favourite meals, so when I found out that the Farmshop in Bicester Village caters well to allergies at our last visit, I knew that we would have breakfast here every morning of our trip!

Part of the Soho House family, the Farmshop focuses on British food and the quality of this is always second to none. The staff always make visiting a pleasure too, their chatty friendliness makes the environment very inviting and cosy. We have always found that the staff are more than happy to check and amend anything on the menu without feeling you're being awkward, which is very reassuring when dealing with an allergy issue.

Friday morning I decided on their veggie full english, I knew I loved this as I had it twice on our last visit. Consisting of the world's tastiest poached eggs (seriously you have to try these!) this meal has so many veggies, such as spinach, squash, mushroom and tomato. On the side is some gluten free bread and a lovely slice of rich butter. Perfect fuel for a day of shopping!

I forgot to photo Saturday's breakfast but as we were planning a larger lunch we went for their toast and jam option. The marmalade that was served alongside more of the wonderful butter and strawberry jam was thick cut and truly the best marmalade I have had. We then followed this with the most colourful fruit platter! From blueberries to kiwi, this salad was jammed packed of perfectly ripe fruits.

Sunday was our last morning so I opted for avocado toast with poached eggs, this came with basil and chilli flakes as well as a slice of lemon to season. I think this may have been my favourite breakfast of the weekend as the flavours just combined so well together with a bit of sea salt on the top.

I also had a decaf latte and a fresh orange juice with each of these meals. The juice is freshly squeezed with bits, being so light and refreshing, it makes a change from what you find in a carton! James also swears by their flat whites, so if you are a coffee lover, he would recommend that!

We did eat dinner here one evening, but again I forgot to take pictures! If you are ever in the village I would recommend trying their menu any time of the day as all their food is outstanding quality and  you'll certainly not be disappointed.

Hannah x

I've been digging through the freezer again! This time I found my pack of Schar shortcrust pastry. As James and I were heading to a dinner party, we thought what would be a better gift to bring!

This super simple two minute bake is really easy to do with children, or even just if you have some spare time and you'd like to make a sweet treat! We made both raspberry and apricot tarts and the whole process only took half an hour!

Here's how we did it!

You will need
  • 1 Block of Schar pastry (they come in packs of two but one block make 12-13 tarts) 
  • 1 Jar of seedless raspberry jam
  • 1 Jar of apricot jam
  • Gluten free flour for rolling the pastry
  1. Flour the surfaces and rolling pin and roll your pastry until it is about 75mm thick.
  2. Cut the pastry into circles and press this into a shallow bun tin, you tend to find the cheaper the tin, the more shallow it is, mine was only 99p!
  3. Pour some rice or baking beads into the pastry to blind bake. You can use anything dried that will weigh the base of the pastry down. 
  4. On gas mark 5, bake for 10 minutes, then remove from the oven. 
  5. Remove the rice and then fill these tart cases with the jam of your choice
  6. Put in the oven for another 10 minutes, partway through this time take then out and smooth the melted jam if needed. 
  7. Remove from the oven and leave to cool 
It's that simple! Quick and easy recipe for a lazy Sunday! Being a firm family favourite, you know they won't be around for long! 

Hannah x 
Does anyone else go through phases of frivolous purging of their life? I know I do and the freezer is one thing I always feel I need to work my way through before buying more. I dug out a Genius puff pastry that had snuck away over the christmas period, so before it went to waste I thought I would make some cheese straws... with a twist!

Cheese and Bacon Straws

You will need

  • One pack of smokey streaky bacon
  • One pack of puff pastry
  • 200g mature cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper
  • One egg to glaze
The first step is to roll out the puff pastry until all of your bacon will fit on, mine was about 5mm thick. 

Then grate the cheese and mix the salt and pepper into it, this just means that the seasoning is more even. 

With an even coating put all of the cheese on top of the pastry, then lay the bacon in strips. 

Cut the pastry between each slice of bacon and then twist these and place on a baking tray, don't worry if some cheese falls out!

Put in the fridge for a few minutes whilst heating the oven to the pastry guidelines. 

Once removed from the fridge, glaze with a beaten egg and then place the fallen cheese on top of the egg. 

Cook for 20-25 minutes. 

Allow to cool and enjoy! 

This super simple recipe takes 10 minutes to prepare and would be perfect at any party buffet table or even just a couple for lunch! If you wanted these to be smaller, cut the bacon strips in half or quarters and you can create bite size ones! 

Hannah x 

The world of social media had a complete melt down when Mcvitie's announced the release of their gluten free hobnobs. In all fairness I was one of these people too! Found in Tesco and Waitrose, the biscuit making giant has pleased the gluten free masses by widening their range to us!

Retailing at around the £2.20 mark for around 8 biscuits, these are still quite on the pricey side for mass produced gluten free products. Nevertheless I picked up a box of both the plain and the chocolate as I couldn't not try them!

Out of the box, my initial thoughts were 'wow they are practically full size' my biggest pet peeve with free from biscuits is that they always look tiny, super tiny sometimes and they don't look very generous on a plate when catering and offering around tea and biscuits. These are a good size and will not leave guests (or you) thinking where's the rest! They are all baked consistently and the overall look of them is very consistent, as you would hope to expect from a brand. None were broken and the packaging is very sturdy so although the high price, I can be assured I can serve biscuits and not crumbs!

Texturally from what I can recall, these biscuits are right on point. They aren't too crumbly but they are just the right amount for a good dunkable absorbent biscuit. The chocolate ones have a nice thick coating of chocolate and in general these biscuits are very generous portions. Taste wise I think they are perfectly comparable to the mainstream equivalent and that there is not much difference, other than the lack of gluten!

The plain hobnobs are around 65 calories and although they do not contain egg, soya or milk, they may contain these ingredients, so just be wary if you have more than just a gluten allergy. Whereas the milk chocolate ones are 85 calories and DO contain soya and milk and may contain eggs. Both options are suitable for veggies though!

I love how more and more big brands are on board for transitioning some of their products to gluten free and I hope we see more soon! I just wish the price was a little more pocket friendly, but this is a constant struggle for us free fromers!

Hannah x

If we cast our minds back a couple of months, at the free from show Warburtons were promoting their new and improved recipe for their sandwich thins. I know it's taken me a while to get around to blogging this product, but I feel they still deserve a post as they are so good!

Previously the thins were visibly smaller and were not half as soft to squish in the pack. Not that I recommend doing that around the shops though, you'll certainly get some funny looks! There are 4 thins per pack and retail at around the £2 mark. I loved the previous thins and had them regularly toasted. I found that the new ones are much softer and much easier to eat without being toasted, as although the previous recipe didn't seem chewy at the time, these make that more prevalent as they are so incredibly soft and fluffy.

I have tried these thins in a variety of ways:

For this I used the white ones. Just add some margarita sauce, mozzarella and any topping you desire then grill until the cheese has melted. That's all there is to it, a10 minute dinner! If you really want to you can even do some micro fries to go with it.

I tried these thins just toasted and I added some peanut butter with a smoothie on the side. Perfect with both the white and the seeded thins!

As I was saying previously, you can happily eat these un-toasted, I just added some lurpak and grilled some sausages. I found that I could have eaten another one! There was no dry textures and I had added very little butter to the bread.

I tend to eat the raisin and orange thins with just a tad of butter as toast, but I saw on twitter someone adding Nutella to make it like a chocolate orange, so I just had to try! I have to say it was rather fantastic!

The new recipe is so much more palatable than it's predecessor and I have enjoyed them so much more. I believe the guy at Warburton's also told me that these are less calories than the previous recipe, which for all you who like to watch the calories is great too! Plus you get more, tastier bread, what a bonus!

If you see these on the shelf I would recommend giving them a go, if you are only wanting to buy one pack and unsure of which to choose, I personally would recommend the white as they are so much more versatile than the other two varieties!

Hannah  x

*These items were gifted to me to try
Sausages are something that infuriate me more than they should. I feel that all sausages should be gluten free, this particularly bothers me when you look at the finest range in the supermarkets which want you to believe they have high meat content for the price and it's full of gluten filled fillers! When I ordered from Ocado I reached out to you all on twitter and I found that there was a lot of people who enjoyed Doherty sausages. Finding that they were such good value and frozen so I don't have to cook the whole lot, I picked them up.

Eight sausages retail at £2 but I did get mine on offer for £1.60, which even for £2 I think that is a fab price. There is only 67% pork in these compared to the 97% heck sausages, but you have to bare in mind that those are £3 for 6. If you are looking for a cheaper alternative, these may be the product for you. I found in comparison they tasted just as meaty and they didn't shrink or drip any fat when I grilled them.

Eating them for breakfast, James and I made them into sausage sandwiches using the new Warburton sandwich thins. I found that they were super filling and kept me satisfied for most of the day. The next day I had two of these sausages with scrambled egg with spinach and cooked mushrooms. Textually these sausages feel very thick and had I not read the pack I would have thought the meat content would be much higher as they are quite dense too. The skins crisp nicely and if anyone knows me I like when my food is well charcoaled on a BBQ, so these would be perfect!

I worked out two sausages to be around 360 calories, I could be wrong, but for a main part of a meal I don't think this is too bad. Of course the fat content is high but what do you expect from a product such as this! As long as they are not consumed too often, these sausages are a filling treat. Perfect in the freezer for those times that everyone is around and an impromptu BBQ is on the menu!

I could appreciate they may not be for everyone, as I know some would prefer a high meat content sausage. But as all the ingredients are understandable and I know what are in them, this will not bother me too much, particularly if it saves me a few pounds here and there! Gluten free living can be pricey particularly if you are feeding a whole family! I feel taste wise these are comparable to my normal Heck sausages, and the fact they are cheaper, in the freezer and an easy dinner, I think they may become a staple for our naughty weekend breakfasts!

Hannah x
I placed my first Ocado order recently for the main reason of trying some Rule of Crumb products. I have seen them at the free from show but as I travel on the tube to the show I don't like to buy anything that is frozen. But as they sell them on Ocado I thought I would give them a go!

James and I decided that the fish fillets would be a perfect option to make a fake-away fish and chip night, so I created a slimming world style chips and added some mushy peas to the meal. Retailing at around £4.50 for two fillets, these are a more expensive option but are great for a treat and those days where you don't want to, or have time to stand in the kitchen for hours.

When opening the pack the first thing I noticed was the size of this product, they were huge! I tend to find free from products such as this tend to be a little small considering the price you pay, but these are a hearty portion. Each breaded fillet is around 333 calories which when you consider the size, I am quite impressed! I love easy cooking on a weeknight and the fact I could just throw these in the oven and let them do their own thing for half hour or so is perfect when multitasking weekday evening tasks.

Out of the oven, the crumb had gone golden and crisp, I can't remember how long the recommended cooking time was but I tend to add a good 15 more across the board with breaded products in general as I love them a little overdone (not burnt!) so they have a more crisp texture! Beautifully flakey and moist, the cod was superb quality. Considering these are frozen it did resemble the distant memory of chip shop fish, before I knew I couldn't eat it!  The quality is certainly reflected in the price and although I was on the fence due to the cost, I am now converted and would 100% buy them again. The flavours and textures are outstanding, I would happily eat this fish if it was served to me in a restaurant.

Ingredient wise, there is not too much to this product, which is something else that I feel is important as sometimes I feel too many ingredients are added to products that are not necessary. This product contains Cod Fillet (65%), Maize, Sunflower Oil, Maize Flour, Rice Flour, Modified Starch (Maize), Maize Starch, Salt. This means that though not stated there is no dairy or egg in this product, which means a much larger audience can enjoy them! 

The only drawback to this product is that it is only available from Ocado. Ocado tends to be a slightly more expensive retailer, mainly for the fact you can only order online and the minimum order spend is £40, which for two people you don't always need. It makes these products so much harder to access. I was hoping they would be available in Waitrose too as I live locally to 6 different Supermarkets, one of which a Waitrose, but as of yet they are not.

If you are a regular Ocado shopper or just fancy trying something new, I would suggest trying as many Rule of Crumb products as you can, I loved all that I tried and I am slightly disapointed I didn't pick up any of the muffins as I will not be ordering from Ocado for a while!

Hannah x

I felt that I haven't baked something for months, so when I was on my own on Saturday afternoon I thought I would look through my baking cupboard to see what I could find to make, for a cake baked from scratch they were pretty bare. But there was plenty of packet mixes, one of which that I've never tried is the WOW cake carrot cake. So I dug this one out and gave it a go!

To make this cake you need eggs, butter and three carrots. The mix does say to use margarine but I much prefer butter to bake with so I substituted this. Very simply cream the butter and the mix together until smooth, then add the eggs and combine. Finally grate 3 carrots into the bowl and fold them into it. This mix wasn't hard to combine and I didn't feel like I was mixing for hours so it was great! Although the mix gave the impression that you should put the mix into one baking tin, I always bake these kind of things in our sandwich tins as a carrot cake isn't complete without cream cheese icing and I am awful at cutting a cake in half! These went into the oven at gas mark 3/4 for half an hour and came out beautifully risen!

Once cooled and iced I tried this cake out on 5 of my gluten eating friends and family. I initially did not tell them it was gluten free and I was told it's the best cake I have ever baked. Once I revealed my free from secret, they could not believe it. Not a crumb was wasted and they even asked if I could bake it again! If anything I am a little disappointed I only bought one to try as I would happily try the others now! I found the sponge consistency was very moist, light and airy. The flavours were spicy and nutmeg-y with a freshness from the carrot which had seemed to absorb the spice, making an outstandingly professional flavour easy to achieve. The cream cheese icing that I decided to add really finished this bake perfectly and of course you can use dairy free alternatives to create a similar affect.

Being packaged in a tin, it feels like this mix should be able to be bought in refill packs too, this would be something I would do! As this is something that I enjoy about the Honeybuns mix because it creates a nice display on a shelf but minimises packaging waste.

Overall, from baking to devouring, this mix was brilliant and I would use it again! Everything was so simple and just worked, plus once baked it tasted fantastic too!

Hannah x

Walking into a chip shop and smelling all the batter and gazing upon all the treats that you just can't eat is one of the worst things! So fake-aways are surely the best thing for all of us with allergies! Onion rings are just one of those things that even if you go to a fish and chip shop, or even in burger places are something you never find gluten free. So James and I thought that this would be the perfect excuse to use the Isabels batter mix.

Being extremely simple to make, all this mix needs is 180ml of water. I popped the mix into a bowl and slowly poured in the water as I mixed them together. As they were only slices of onion I shallow fried them using some vegetable oil. I fried them for about a minute on each side and they were done!

The batter coated the onion well and was very consistent, even the first ones looked good, which is unusual in any batter type products. If anyone says that their first pancake comes out perfect, they are lying! The fact that it feels like nothing is wasted and that I know I could cook these for guests and they will all be perfect is very reassuring as cooking for friends is something I love to do!

Out of the pan, this batter is crisp and has a lovely consistency. The ease of making this batter means it is perfect for a weekday evening too! James also loved it flavour wise and texturally and commented on how there was no difference to regular ones he has and that they were delicious, so a winner in my eyes!

I loved this mix and I would love to try this in more ways, finding out it was so easy and quick I feel I can be more adventurous with what I try next. I am thinking of trying some chicken nuggets and trying to make a Mcdonalds fake away!

Hannah x