Archives for April 2012

Allergy Support Group – 21st June, 7 till 9pm

If you live in Buckinghamshire, have allergies, food intolerances, coeliac disease, or are just newly diagnosed and feeling lost, confused and like running away crying, there is help out there. Come along to a FREE allergy support group. Meet other people with allergies, share experiences, learn about new products and get advice.

Top ten tips for cooking separate meals; one allergen free and one normal

Is there more than one person with allergies in your household? Do you all eat the same thing and ban all allergens? or do you try to eat together but sometimes cook separate meals at the same time? Fraught with problems, so here are my top ten tips for cooking at home when some have allergies and some don’t!

Home-made gluten, dairy and celery free gravy in a flask

Next time you go out for a Sunday roast make your own gluten free, dairy free, celery free gravy and take it with you in a flask. It’s been my eureka moment this week and I will definitely be doing that again.

FreeFrom Food Awards 2012 – my highlights

Now in its fifth year the Free From Food Awards 2012 was a resounding success. The winner, an amazing dairy free cheese that tasted just like the real thing. Read on to find out my highlights from the event…

Having allergies sucks – an allergy rant!

Sometimes having allergies is just too much. I need to let off steam so here is a rant. I apologise now for getting so cross and being rude, but I do feel much better now I’ve got that off my chest.

M&S Sausages – accidentally gluten free

Sometimes you find things on the shelf that catch your eye, you check the ingredients, even though they aren’t in the freefrom aisle. Whether this is some kind of self torture I’m not sure, but very occasionally, those tasty looking pork and leek sausages are gluten free!

Surviving in a dusty youth hostel – allergen alert!

Youth hostel holidays could be worth a try if you want to a cheap holiday with self catering facilities in beautiful surroundings. Find out how I got on with the dust in a Welsh youth hostel and find some tips for safe holidays with allergies…