Allergic to wheat? List of wheat free lager and real ale

I’m really doing this for myself as a reference because I have a wheat allergy and a love of real ale – not always a good combination. I plan to contact the brewers to find out if their draft beer is made with the same recipe as their bottled beer. Could you safely assume that […]

Dairy, wheat and gluten free nettle pesto recipe

Since my garden is groaning with beautiful fresh green nettles, before I dig them all up and bung them on the compost heap, I’m making as much tea, pesto and soup as I can, because nettles are positively bursting with goodness. This recipe is so easy and you can tailor it to your own needs. […]

Happy Easter – alternative treat to easter eggs

Happy Easter to you all from What Allergy? There are lots of companies making freefrom dairy and nut free Easter eggs out there including Kinnerton, Plamil, D&D and Celtic chocolates but for those of you who failed to get hold of one or just fancied something different, here is an alternative easy, quick and totally […]

Why I love Nairns gluten free oat cakes – an ode to oat cakes

There are a few freefrom products which I just love and cannot live without. Nairns is one of them, and because I eat a nairns oak cake if not every day, at least every week I forget about how amazing they are because they are just always there. Part of the weekly shop. Chosen for […]

Top 5 totally freefrom snack bars and treats

Most healthy snack bars seem to contain nuts and if they are freefrom gluten they will contain other allergens. Which totally freefrom snacks do you buy? Here are top 5 totally freefrom allergen free snack bars and treats for when you’re out and about

Gluten, dairy, soya, corn and egg free pizza bases

If you have a dairy, wheat or tomato allergy or avoid gluten and corn check out Venice Bakery’s gluten, dairy, soya, egg, corn and wheat free pizza bases. Really easy to cook and they taste great. Have you tried them yet?

Fria gluten free – award winning bakery

Have you discovered Fria yet? If you haven’t they are the award winning gluten free bakery company from Sweden trying to break into the UK market. Read on to find out how they got on at the recent FreeFrom Food Awards…

M&S Sausages – accidentally gluten free

Sometimes you find things on the shelf that catch your eye, you check the ingredients, even though they aren’t in the freefrom aisle. Whether this is some kind of self torture I’m not sure, but very occasionally, those tasty looking pork and leek sausages are gluten free!

Coeliac book nominated for Best Health Book award

‘Coeliac Disease: What you need to know’, by health writer Alex Gazzola, has been shortlisted for a prestigious Guild of Health Writers Award 2012 for “Best Health Book”. Read on for more info on this ‘must read’ book…