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, you'll feel like you've known it all along. Next up, Victoria guides you through fail-safe 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!