This week has been jam packed with FreeFrom excitement and as if the FreeFrom Awards evening wasn't enough on Wednesday 22nd April, I hot footed it to Chester on Thursday 23rd April to celebrate with Holland and Barrett who are opening their first concept store. The new stores are called Holland & Barrett More and if the one in Chester is anything to go by they are … [Read more...]
Weekly freefrom shop with allergies – 8 in 1 week!
Have you ever analysed how long it takes you to do your weekly allergen friendly food shop? If you're like me you'll stock up, use the freezer for home made ready meals and soups but in one week I can be going to four or five different shops to get different things. I'd been thinking about blogging about this and then I read about a study looking into just - how hard it is … [Read more...]
Gluten free fish finger sandwiches – a great way to start the day
My allergy free discovery this week has got to be Sainsbury's gluten free and dairy free fish fingers. After a long train journey, standing all the way into London, balancing my coffee in one hand, and book (The Help by Kathryn Stockett) in the other, this was one of those eureka moments. How come I've I never found these before? They've been around for ages aparently. I … [Read more...]
New Swedish shop opens in High Street, Barnes, West London
The massive popularity of central London’s TotallySwedish store, has prompted the launch of a second TotallySwedish in High Street, Barnes in West London: “I’ve been running the shop in Crawford Street in the West End of London since September 2005", says owner Annethe Nathan, “and the business has been going very well and it’s so popular, we’ve decided to expand and open a new … [Read more...]