What happened to the BFree pittas?

I discovered these amazing gluten, wheat, dairy and egg free BFree Pittas as the Allergy Show London this year. They were offering half a pitta with various fillings and I found it was one of the only reliable lunch source so I went back in various disguises for a salad and humous pitta for my […]

Healthy wheat free bread roundup #GF #WF #DF #EF

Have you ever looked at the ingredient’s list on gluten free bread and wept for just a simple bread with flour, water,salt and yeast? It seems impossible to achieve and although there are now some amazing gluten free breads on the market including Genius, NewBurn BakeHouse and M&S gluten free bread, these all contain xantham […]

The Perfect Retreat – freefrom cafe in Chesham, Bucks, UK

The Perfect Retreat allergy friendly cafe in Chesham, Buckinghamshire is possibly my favourite cafe in the world EVER because you can get wheat, dairy, soya, egg and nut free cakes which taste amazing. Lucia, who runs this little cafe with her daughter makes all the cakes herself and is a complete genius. She even makes […]

FeelFree gluten, dairy, egg and soya free pasta

This month I have been trying out the new gluten free pasta from FeelFree and I’ve been impressed. It’s made with corn so unfortunately not suitable for those of you with a corn sensitivity or allergy but that is all it contains. It’s just corn and water. So simple and yet it cooks really well […]

Choosing a safe university for your allergic teenager

Thanks to Tiffany, we have an intimate insight into a parent’s worries and fears for their allergic child when they head off to university alone… “I want to say I’m not a ‘helicopter parent’ constantly hovering over their child, foreseeing every eventuality and preventing disaster… however here we find ourselves looking for a university a […]

First time your allergic teenager eats out without you – letting go, slowly

This is Alison’s story, a mother to three children, the oldest of whom is 13 and a half, and is anaphylactically allergic to tree nuts, ground nuts, sesame and lupin. My eldest son was diagnosed when he was 36 months after a lot of reactions and finally quite a major one. When he was 4 […]

Newburn Bakehouse Sandwich Thins – just like real bread!

Just a quick blog to share one of my latest eureka finds from the freefrom shelves. This is one for all you coeliacs, wheat allergic, wheat intolerant people out there and they are also dairy and soya free. I don’t know if Warburtons are stalking me but they sent me a free sample of their […]

Dairy free wine from Villa Noria – tested!

Ever wondered just where you are supposed to find dairy and egg free wine with low sulphite levels? The sulphite levels are never declared on labels and it’s virtually impossible to get in contact with wine makers to check. Well Uva wines can do just that, check out their Villa Noria range of dairy and egg free wine with very low sulphite levels too…

Wine that contains milk / dairy – a list of producers

We all know that wine producers should now be labelling their wine to show any added milk, egg and sulphites but how many actually are? How easy is it to find guaranteed freefrom wine in the shops? Here is my small but hopefully growing list. Please help me!