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Truffleicious in May

Truffleicious News letter May 2018

At last the sun is shinning on Truffleicious Stable Kitchen & garden. How long it’s going to last, I couldn’t say, but while its here I’m going to make the most of it, so without further ado here is our News Letter for the merry month of May.

Lets deal with the healthy food first & move onto the naughties later.

Salads, Frittata’s & Low Gluten Pastry & Breads will play a large part of our menu this month & through out the summer. Most of the salads will be Gluten Free & Dairy Free.

These salads will change regularly to incorporate different fruits & veg as they come into season. I will no longer be using white or whole meal flours in my baking, replacing it with the ancient grains of Spelt & Rye. You can find out more about these flours in my blog, by following the link here>> Low Fodmap diet, Rye & Spelt On the menu this week was a vegetarian Chickpea, Tomato & Pepper Pie, made with Spelt Pastry.

Vegetarian, Spelt pastry, Homemade food, Chickpeas, Low FodMap diet
Vegetarian Pie.

I just love bread, although I am not Gluten Free myself, I have been following a Low FodMap Diet & have found, I do not have a problem with home made bread. [Proscessed food doesnt suit me]. As people are more aware of their sugar intake, I have also discovered that savoury products are more sought after, than sweeter options these days. I have developed a range of recipes, again using spelt & rye, but also utilising a range of root vegetables, which both keeps the product moist & adds a slight natural sweetness. These products are homemade & contain no Flour improvers, additives or preservatives. Pictured below are Cheese Twists, Rye, Sweet potato & Cinnamon Loaf, Spelt & Linseed Rolls & Sweet Potato Scones. I am also working on an Olive & Sundried Tomato sharing Bread & a Fennel & Prosciutto Loaf. If you are coming the Great Chalfield Plant Fair, this Sunday 6th May, you will be able to see & taste the final products.

Bread, Baking, Bakery, Home made, Low Gluten
Selection of Home made Spelt & Rye Baked Goods

If you fancy an alfresco picnic in the beautiful gardens at Great Chalfield Manor why not bring a bottle of wine & partake of some olives dressed in our home made Herb & lemon dressing, some of our home made bread & some dipping oil. Perfection.

Now on to the naughties. Ice cream & Chocolates. Last year I started making Ice Cream, during the summer months which proved to be welcomed by my loyal followers. This week I have made Raspberry Eaton Mess G/F, V Rich Vanilla Gelato GF, V & for those of you who are Dairy Free a Coconut Ice. GF, DF, V. My Ice creams are made with local free range eggs & fresh local milk. They contain no Artificial flavourings, additives or preservatives & are made weekly in small batches. My chocolates & Truffles, are also preservative & additive free & made with Belgian Chocolate, the dark chocs containing 70% cocoa Mass.

Our very popular Lemon Mousse Cake GF, V is still on the menu along with the men’s favourite, Wiltshire Spelt Cider Cake.

If you have tried our food & enjoyed it please leave a comment on this website. Comments which are left in the National Trust Box are not passed on to us. Likewise if there is something which you feel we could improve, please let us know.

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Until next month.

Radio Recipes

#Loveyourleftovers

Pop over to our blog page Radio Recipes to find my original recipes which have been broadcast by BBC Radio Wiltshire on The Sue Davis Show, Sunday’s at 10.15am throughout September & November 2017.

Also find my chat with BBC Wiltshire’s Marie Lennon on her Morning Show on Wed 13th December 2017 at 11am  #Loveyourleftovers #HomemadeChristmas  Pop over to my blog to read more: Christmas Present

#Loveyourleftovers. On Thursday 28th December 2017 I will be cooking live on Marie Lennon’s Show at 10am. BBC Radio Wiltshire.  The subject, you’ve guessed it Christmas Leftovers.

Catch up on the BBC I player BBC Wiltshire

Check out @BBCWiltshire’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/BBCWiltshire/status/932190206962421760?s=09

Belgian Chocolate Truffles, 100% Homemade.

Christmas Bazaar

Should you wish to seek us out on the run up to Christmas this is the page you need. Here you will find events we are attending, any offers we have running and mouth watering photos of our seasonal products.

Our next event is at a beautiful, moated, medieval Manor.  Great Chalfield Manor is a National Trust Property, near Melksham, Wiltshire.

Christmas, gifts, cakes, chocolates by Truffleicious
To the Manor born

The Christmas Fair takes place on Saturday 16th December 2017 from 10.30 – 3.30

You will be able to buy our 100% Homemade Chocolate Truffles (Gluten-free ), Cakes and Stollens.

Should you wish to order any Homemade goods, for collection at the Fayre, please contact us using the form below:


 

Our first event on Friday 17 Nov 2017 6pm – 8.30pm & Saturday 18th Nov 9.30 – 4pm will be at Lowden Garden Centre, Bath Road, Shaw, Melksham, Wiltshire. SN12 8EZ.

As well as our own recipe homemade Chocolate Truffles, this year we will be giving you the chance to sample & order our new, own recipe gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian alternative Christmas Cakes. These come in 3 different varieties & can be decorated (not dairyfree) or left unadorned for the purists among you.

All the above will be available at the events for sampling and can also be ordered for collection or delivery within a 3 mile radius.

Hope to see you #Foodies