Buying xylitol

A packet of Total Sweet xylitolAs xylitol has become more popular, it’s become more widely available. In the UK there are now several brands to choose from, such as XyloBrit, Total Sweet and Xylitol UK. They all come in a granular form, looking very much like ordinary sugar. The bag size is usually 225-250 g, but there are some 1 kg bags and 4 g saches available, too. Read more…

Wheat flour substitutes

A field of wheatBaking without wheat and gluten poses some challenges, but fortunately there are a number of gluten-free flours and other substitutes that can be used instead of wheat flour. I regularly use these:

Gluten-free flour blends by Doves Farm
Some people like to make their own gluten-free flour blends, but I prefer using ready-made ones. This takes away the hassle of having to buy lots of different kinds of flour and then doing the mixing yourself. Continue reading