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 […]

Two thirds of Brits can’t correctly identify what gluten is…

Half don’t know gluten is contained in cornflakes, pasta, pizza, fruitcake and biscuits. Nearly one in ten people have started cutting wheat or gluten from their diet, yet confusion is rife as to what gluten actually is and where it can be found. In fact, new research has shown that 70 percent of those surveyed […]

Living on stale bread… freefrom is expensive!

It costs a LOT more to feed an allergic person than it does for those with no allergies. And I’m not just talking about the increased cost of freefrom food, although some of it is very expensive compared to its normal alternatives. There are numerous reasons for this, including increased manufacturing costs, special training for […]

Enjoying Green’s gluten and wheat free beers

There are so many gluten free beers to choose from these days but this month I have been mostly sampling Green’s gluten free beer range. This is one for all you coeliacs or wheat allergics out there. They are all delicious. Last night I enjoyed the deliciously refreshing Pilsner. But my favourite, by a long […]

The new Tesco ‘Gluten Free Christmas’ advert

Oh no! Not the Latimers! But these aren’t just any old Latimers, these are the gluten free Latimers and they’re popping by! (Just had to get an M&S ‘not just’ reference into a Tesco blog) Clearly this is a real emergency! Someone who is gluten free is visiting! Panic stations. If you haven’t yet seen […]

Wheat, dairy and soya free fish and chips in Aylesbury

Back in October Mr What Allergy and I ventured out to our local fish and chipper in Aylesbury, The Cod Father. Love the name and love, love, love the wheat, dairy and soya free fish and chips. Due to having both a wheat and dairy allergy it’s not usually possible to get fish and chips […]

Proof that going gluten and dairy free is easy!

Everyone is talking about Number One Aldwych near Covent Garden this week and you may have seen them featured on ITV news too. Apparently they went gluten and dairy free ages ago and no one noticed! Nobody! Brilliant! I get so fed up with people thinking that my wheat and dairy free (not to mention […]

Very quick, simple, easy #freefrom salmon fish cakes

Phil Vickery challenged me to make something different using Nestle gluten free corn flakes. Well OK he didn’t really but Nestle did and Phil is right behind this campaign. Check at the bottom of this blog to find out what Phil cooked as his speciality dish using #GF corn flakes. Whose recipe do you prefer? […]

Win a hamper of freefrom food worth £150

This is your chance to win a whole hamper of freefrom goodies to the value of £150 and all of the foods in the hamper can be purchased on the dedicated free from section of the Holland & Barrett website. Most of these products are gluten and wheat free and many are freefrom more allergens […]