Gluten and dairy from Cornish pasty, because it’s pie week

Can you eat pie? The chances are that if you’re a coeliac or have a wheat, dairy or celery allergy that they are totally off limits. Well no longer! You can still eat pie! There are quite a few gluten free pastries and dairy free pastries on the market but not many that are both […]

Avocado and poached egg on gluten free crumpets #crumpetchallenge

Firstly, thank you to Warburtons Newburn Bakehouse, who sent me this amazing little hamper of delicious goodies and invited me to take part in the great gluten free crumpet challenge! Just look at the gorgeous little butter knife from La De Da Living. It even has my blog name on it. I am so pleased […]

What did my office think of the new Newburn Bakehouse thins?

The lovely people at the Newburn Bakehouse sent me a huge box of their new #glutenfree thins to try out. Look out for the new Seeded Sandwich Thins and Fruity Snack Thins with orange and sultana. Both varieties were really tasty and definitely ‘Free of gluten, Full of Soul!’ They are gluten free, wheat free […]

Looks, toasts and tastes just like REAL crumpets!

This week we tried the new Newburn Bakehouse Gluten Free Crumpets and we were very impressed. Thank you for sending us a free sample 🙂 So what’s in them? The ingredients… These delicious crumpets are not only gluten free but also dairy free. Those with a cow’s milk allergy will know what I mean here […]

The Allergy Show 2016 – The best bits…

This year the Allergy Show didn’t disappoint. But I’m not your average coeliac or freefrom shopper. I struggle with a lot of freefrom food and try to eat as little processed food as I can. This goes for a lot of the mass produced freefrom food out there. I just find it causes me skin […]

Calling all coeliacs in Barnet, Herts!

A market researcher I know is running some focus groups in Hertfordshire on behalf of a gluten free food manufacturer and would really value your views on a range of matters about a gluten free diet. All participants have the chance to provide valuable input to help influence gluten free foods, plus you will receive […]

Incredible #soyafree soya sauce alternative – Coconut Aminos

I discovered this stuff at the FreeFrom Food Awards judging session last week. Honestly, how can I have a diagnosed soya allergy for over three years and not have discovered that there is a fairly widely available and pretty amazing alternative to soya sauce? ‘Coconut Aminos’ have apparently been around for some time and are […]

Why I put on a stone in weight judging the FreeFrom Food Awards

I love this time of year and not just because it’s January and my birthday, it’s also the FreeFrom Food Awards judging week where I get to discover so many new #FreeFrom products and meet lots of lovely people from very varied backgrounds, jobs, tastes etc. This year I was judging Superfoods and Supplements, Store […]

Still places for freefrom Christmas dinner at The Black Horse, Standlake

Have you got Christmas lunch sorted? If you can’t face cooking why not eat out this year. You haven’t left it too late either. I’ve got an invitation here for you from the freefrom pub, The Black Horse in Standlake. Just think – no washing up! An invitation to a FreeFrom Christmas Day Dinner We […]