Gluten-free Mince Pies (made with Dairy-free almond pastry)
Proper crisp and crumbly pastry encasing rich and succulent mincemeat. This Dairy-free, Gluten-free and Paleo recipe is made with an almond and lard pastry.
Gluten-free Gingernut Biscuits (made with lard)
Traditional ginger biscuits that break with a satisfying snap. This Dairy-free, Gluten-free and Paleo recipe is made with ground almonds, honey and lard.
How to replace butter with lard in baking recipes
This article provides a guide to replacing butter with lard in baking recipes. I describe the role that fat plays to effect the structure and flavour, and the difference between using a solid fat and a liquid fat. I provide a simple set of instructions for adapting recipes, including a conversion chart, and recommend which recipes are most appropriate for substitution.
Dairy-free Duck Liver Pate
Classic rich and melt-in-the-mouth duck liver pate. This Dairy-free recipe is made with lard, seasoned with allspice, thyme, and a generous glug of cognac.