Can you be allergic to cucumber?

Have you ever wondered whether you have a cucumber allergy? Do they make your lips tingle and give you a nasty wheezy feeling in your throat? Is this a true allergy and how common is cucumber allergy? Read on to find out more…

Should a nut allergic person avoid chestnuts?

Chestnut is a truly Christmassy ingredient and can be used in stuffings and with brussels sprouts, but should someone with a nut allergy worry about chestnuts? Could you also be allergic and should you avoid them?