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My Museum Cafe: Afternoon Tea at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

May 13, 2016

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It’s Coeliac Awareness Week in the UK this week. I’m a bit late to the game, but at it runs until Sunday, there’s still time to join in and I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to share with you the amazing afternoon tea I had on my birthday last year. And when I say amazing, I mean the ‘I-think-I’ve-died-and-gone-to-Heaven’ kind of amazing. Seriously, it was that good! I had asked around on Twitter for recommendations, and as soon as the words ‘gluten free […]

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{My Museum Cafe} GF Salty Peanut Brownies

February 19, 2015

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I think it’s time for another round of My Museum Cafe. I’m loving the combination of sweet chocolate with savoury saltiness at the moment – anyone up for some salty peanut brownies? Ingredients 150g dark chocolate 150g butter 50g gluten free flour 50g cocoa powder 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 3 eggs 150g caster sugar pinch of salt 100g salted peanuts, chopped Directions Pre-heart your oven to 180 C. Melt the chocolate and butter. Leave to cool slightly. Sieve together the flour, cocoa powder and cream of tartar Whip together the eggs, […]

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My Museum Cafe: Jul Plätzchen (GF)

December 19, 2014

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With less than a week to go until Christmas, I wanted to share another My Museum Cafe recipe with you to make some yummy Christmas cookies – the perfect weekend activity! Jul Plätzchen are Swedish biscuits filled with red currant jelly – or you could fill them with other jam or jelly of your liking). Ingredients (gluten free) 2 eggs 100g soft butter or margarine 70g sugar pinch of salt 190g (gluten free) flour 1/2 teaspoon (gluten free) baking powder 1/2 table spoon ground cinnamon 100g red current […]

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My Museum Café: Banana Bread (GF)

August 12, 2014

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Gluten Free Banana Bread

I really hate throwing out food, so when I find myself with bananas that have more than passed their ‘eat by’ date, I feel compelled to bake banana bread. And it’s a perfectly easy addition to ‘My Museum Cafe‘. Ingredients (wheat free & gluten free) 150g brown sugar 4 medium or 3 large eggs, beaten 100g melted butter 2 heaped teaspoons gluten free baking powder 250g gluten free flour (e.g. Schär or Dove’s Farm) 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 ripe bananas, peeled and mashed Directions: Preheat your […]

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My Museum Cafe: Coconut & Raspberry Slices

July 19, 2013

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It’s time for another round of my museum cafe! Tray bakes are quite a popular choice for serving in cafes, and this juicy coconut and raspberry slices are full of the tastes of summer. These would be perfect for an afternoon picnic in a museum garden. Ingredients 300g gluten free flour (e.g. Dove’s Farm or Schär) 3 heaped teaspoons baking powder 150g butter 200g sugar 3 eggs, separated 2-3 tablespoons water 6 tablespoons raspberry jam (or other jam, if you prefer) 200g desiccated coconut Directions […]

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Happy New Year!

January 7, 2013

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Hello everyone, Museum Diary is back again after the winter holiday break, and although we’re already in to the second week of January it’s never too late to wish you all a Happy New Year! I hope you all have a great 2013 full of health, happiness and, of course, museums ;-) Before jumping head first in to the new year ahead I wanted to briefly reflect back on the year that was. This time last year, I was making the big resolution to find […]

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