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Free From Cake and Baking Course in Chesham – 4th Nov

If you want to learn how to make cakes like these… Then you need to book yourself a place on Lucia’s Free From Baking Allergen Free course on 4th November. You’ll learn how to make cakes and pastries. Lucia makes amazing freefrom sausage rolls. Lucia says, “We strive to create a range of free from […]

Free tickets to the Allergy Show Liverpool

Calling all freefromers up North. I know you’re out there! If you are free this weekend and live in or near Liverpool then you should make it down to the BT Convention Centre to The Allergy Show North. You can get your FREE tickets to the Allergy Show North here. Check out this fantastic video […]

Premier Inn Hotel, NEC airport Birmingham – 7/10

Now this year has been a bit of a roller coaster when it comes to eating out. I have been forced, by circumstance rather than me actually being brave, to venture out into the real world of eating out. First in Copenhagen at EAACI (I really must share the menu and pictures of those meals) […]

Anaphylaxis Campaign 20 years celebration

The Anaphylaxis Campaign has now been going for 20 years and have achieved so much in that time. I remember reading about the charity in the Telegraph, some months after my first serious anaphylactic reaction and feeling complete panic hearing about David Reading’s daughter, who sadly passed away after an anaphylactic reaction to nuts. I […]

Get a slow cooker – easy free from meals

One my favourite things in the kitchen is my slow cooker. We’ve had it for years and it’s a huge one. Sometimes I wish we’d got a smaller version but it just means I have loads of leftovers to freeze for those evenings when I cannot face cooking. They are not expensive to buy and […]

Back from the BSACI – Un-met need in allergy services

Back from the B.S. Back from the B.S. Back from the BSACI. This weekend I was in Telford at the annual BSACI conference. The BSACI is the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology and they organise an annual meeting, amongst other smaller events. The theme “Allergy – Towards True Multidisciplinary Care” celebrates the best […]

Please vote for What Allergy? in the Free-From People’s Choice Awards

I am absolutely delighted to announce that What Allergy? has been accepted as a nominee in the Free From People’s Choice Awards run by Foods You Can. You get one vote each in different categories like best freefrom supermarket, best freefrom brand and most importantly BEST FREE FROM BLOG. Voting opens on Wednesday 1st October […]

Fund raise with freefrom cake at The Perfect Retreat

Remember the blog post last month with that amazing freefrom chocolate cake I had at The Perfect Retreat in Chesham? Well if you’re looking for an excuse to go and visit or just needed reminding that you really should treat yourself or your allergic child, Lucia has organised a couple of events. 1st of october […]

Allergic to bad grammar – laughing about allergies

Being a writer and a bit of a grammar pedant this cartoon made me laugh, probably more so because I am all three, an allergic writer who is pedanatic about grammar. I saw it on Facebook last week and just had to share it. Thought you could all do with some allergy laughs. Anyone else […]