Butter-Free Roux Sauce

Recipe Makeover: Butter-Free Roux

posted by Clare Fairs on March 22, 2016

This month, I was challenged to make a healthier, butter-free version of a classic roux sauce (or white sauce) using cold-pressed rapeseed oil instead.

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All in one victoria sponges made with rapeseed oil and butter

Recipe Makeover: All-in-one sponge cake

posted by Clare Fairs on January 13, 2016

I’ve had my own Great British Bake Off at home this month experimenting with switching butter for our hillfarm cold pressed rapeseed oil – even I’ve been surprised by the results!

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pastry made with rapeseed oil

Recipe Makeover – Simple & healthy pastry

posted by Clare Fairs on November 29, 2015

It’s that lovely time of year when it’s cold outside and cosy indoors pottering in the kitchen and at this time of year I spend a lot of time making pastry. The other day I decided to try replacing the butter for oil – and the results were great!

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