Whether you lead a gluten-free lifestyle, need to cater for a friend who is gluten-free or coeliac, or just want to try something a little different, this book will prove a useful resource for anyone looking to bake without gluten. With a bit of practice, everything can be adapted and there is no compromise on taste or texture. This Is Gluten-Free! is about baking better, delicious cakes and bakes that everyone can enjoy. Starting with the Basics, Victoria guides you through the dos and don ts of keeping a gluten-free kitchen. To the seasoned baker, much of this section will already be second nature. To those new to the whisk, she advises you read it with a cup of tea and a biscuit its not rocket science, just some useful tips and after a few hours spent at the oven, as your baking instinct develops, youll feel like youve known it all along. Next up, Victoria guides you through failsafe recipes that work every time. From Small Bakes and Cupcakes, including Sultana Scones, Millionaire s Shortbread, Cherry Bakewell and Pina Colada Cupcakes; to Celebration Cakes, including the best gluten-free Victoria Sponge, a sweetly soft Cookie Dough Cake and Malt Loaf. Also included are recipes for Perfect Pastry, such as Egg Custard Tarts, Pumpkin Pie, Tarte Tatin and Chocolate Eclairs; Desserts to make you drool with a Chameleon Cheesecake, Tiramisu and Mulled Fruit Pavlova; and finally Savoury Bakes that will delight at dinner parties: Parmesan Poppy Seed Crisps, Steak and Ale Pie, and Spiced Lentil and Spinach Pasties. There s so much to choose from, you needn t tell your guests, and they ll never guess that This Is Gluten-free!