Archives for March 2011

Inspirational allergy free cookery course

Fancy going on an amazing, inspirational and challenging allergy friendly cookery course? Didn’t think it was possible? Read on to find out how I got on at Cookability’s gluten, egg and dairy free cookery course in Battersea, London.

Tomato free red sauce for people with a tomato allergy

After years of missing Nomato sauce a chance encounter this morning on Facebook has uncovered a fantastic Tomato Free Sauce company. If you are allergic or intolerant to tomato check this out…

Does fish batter contain milk?

A question that has been confusing me this week – does fish batter contain milk? Having previously thought that it did, now I’m not so sure. Read on to find out what my research unearthed…

Allergy Free Product of the Week – Bacon Crispies

Sainsbury’s Bacon crispies – a real treat for anyone who is dairy allergic or intolerant. Flavoured crisps without milk in the ingredients are hard to come by. Check out this product review…

A poem about having an anaphylactic attack…

Another poem, written after a frightening anaphylactic attack. Read on for a bit of light relief. It’s a bit deep and emotional, but that’s what it was like…

FREE tickets to Allergy & Gluten Free show, London, 6-8 May 2011

The date is fast approaching for the Allergy and Gluten Free show which is the must attend event of the year for anyone with allergies of family who do. Make sure you download your free tickets for yourself, friends and family here…

Taste testing hemp milk

Have you ever tasted hemp milk? It’s a fantastic and healthy alternative to soya and cows milk but what does it taste like? Find out how I got on tasting it this weekend for the first time. Interesting…

Have you really got an allergy?, a poem by Ruth Holroyd

A sad poem about what it’s like coping with allergies. Here’s the first verse…
“Have you really got an allergy? It’s all in your mind!” I don’t think they really, mean to be unkind.

Allergy free product of the week – Pink Panther vanilla wafer biscuits

These tasty little biscuits have been very illusive. I’ve been searching for them for nearly a year, having been told they were gluten and dairy free by my allergy specialist. I eventually tracked them down in a health food shop, and both I and my husband tried them. They don’t contain dairy in the ingredients […]