Teignmouth tops for allergies

If you have allergies or are coeliac and you’re planning a visit to Teignmouth in Devon you’ll be very satisfied with what you find. This visit involved some of the usual military plannng but also some unplanned spontaneous eating out and some lovely home cooked safe food. All totally freefrom dairy, wheat, soya, nuts, tomato, […]

THE best wheat and dairy free breakfast at Number Twenty Six

This wasn’t just any old breakfast. This was no greasy spoon. Number Twenty Six in Teignmouth, Devon, is a lovely little cafe bistro that my Dad and I discovered many years ago while out walking. That first visit was great and I had a gluten free sandwich. We returned for a special belated birthday breakfast […]

Machynlleth in wet Wales – eating out with allergies

I was beginning to dread the eating out bit of my trip to Wales when not only the venue for my husband’s graduation, the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) but also a restaurant in the town told me they were unable to cater for my allergies. I’m severely allergic to nuts, dairy, soya and wheat. […]

Ordering a gluten free meal on a BA flight – rubbish!

This is a hot topic in the allergy world, flying with allergies. I have a very interesting blog here from my friend Jaqui who recently flew to the good-ol-US-of-A for a holiday of a lifetime. She asked me for advice about the trip, where to go when she got there for gluten free food and […]

Copenhagen with allergies – holiday tips and eating out

Anyone with allergies or coeliac disease planning to visit Copenhagen or anywhere in Denmark should find it pleasantly surprising. There are quite a high number of people with allergies in Denmark and restaurants seemed very used to being asked to cater for allergies. Everywhere we went all the food was local, fresh and in-season so […]

Copenhagen with allergies – planning a trip

I am going to Copenhagen as I’m attending the EAACI Allergy conference TOMORROW and so, I have been busy with the intricate planning which will enable me to travel there safely. More than 300 doctors and researchers from 40 different countries will attend the 33 edition of the annual congress of the European Academy of […]

What you need to know about nut allergy in France

If you thought noix and noisettes were the words for nuts in French then you need to read this. They have a few key phrases for the collective group of nuts and it could be very easy to get confused when eating out or buying packaged foods…

ilumi camping experience – alfesco curry on a camping stove

You never get a holiday from allergies but ilumi’s new pouch ready meals make a fantastic meal on a camp stove. You don’t need a fridge, just a pair of scissors to snip open the pouch and heat on your camp stove. Holidays made easy with ilumi

Allergy Support Group – Holidays with allergies – 24th April 2013

Even thinking about taking a holiday when you have multiple life threatening allergies can be daunting. Planning it can become a military proceedure and you may feel you will never get a real holiday from your allergies. Come along to this support group for some ideas, tips, support and help.