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What happened to the BFree pittas?

27Aug

Me eating a BFree wheat, dairy and egg free pitta at the allergy show

I discovered these amazing gluten, wheat, dairy and egg free BFree Pittas as the Allergy Show London this year. They were offering half a pitta with various fillings and I found it was the only reliable lunch source so I … Continue reading

  

Healthy wheat free bread roundup #GF #WF #DF #EF

5Mar

Gluten, wheat and dairy free bread from the Artisan Bread company

Have you ever looked at the ingredient’s list on gluten free bread and wept for just a simple bread with flour, water,salt and yeast? It seems impossible to achieve and although there are now some amazing gluten free breads on … Continue reading

  

The Perfect Retreat – freefrom cafe in Chesham, Bucks, UK

29Aug

Wheat, gluten, soya, dairy and nut free cake! at the perfect retreat in Chesham, Bucks

The Perfect Retreat allergy friendly cafe in Chesham, Buckinghamshire is possibly my favourite cafe in the world EVER because you can get wheat, dairy, soya, egg and nut free cakes which taste amazing. Lucia, who runs this little cafe with … Continue reading

  

FeelFree gluten, dairy, egg and soya free pasta

24Jun

FeelFree Gluten Free and dairy free pasta

This month I have been trying out the new gluten free pasta from FeelFree and I’ve been impressed. It’s made with corn so unfortunately not suitable for those of you with a corn sensitivity or allergy but that is all … Continue reading

  

Choosing a safe university for your allergic teenager

3Jun

Helicopter parent of an allergic child

Thanks to Tiffany, we have an intimate insight into a parent’s worries and fears for their allergic child when they head off to university alone… Tiffany (aka helicopter parent) planning which university is best for her allergic son “I want … Continue reading

  

First time your allergic teenager eats out without you – letting go, slowly

19Feb

This is Alison’s story, a mother to three children, the oldest of whom is 13 and a half, and is anaphylactically allergic to tree nuts, ground nuts, sesame and lupin. He was diagnosed when he was 36 months after a … Continue reading

  

Newburn Bakehouse Sandwich Thins – just like real bread!

4Feb

Newburn Bakehouse Sandwich thins with humous, watercress and pepper

Just a quick blog to share one of my latest ureka finds from the freefrom shelves. This is one for all you coeliacs, wheat allergic, wheat intolerant people out there and they are also dairy and soya free. I don’t … Continue reading

  

Dairy free wine from Villa Noria – tested!

25Jun

Uva wines - villa noria freefrom wine

In my quest to find wine that is free from too many chemicals and fining agents, free from dairy and low in sulphites I came across a little independent company called Uva Wines (thanks to my friend Chris, who knows … Continue reading

  

The modern day cultural obsession with food

13Nov

Food was once just something I ate (too much of, on occasion!) and enjoyed eating!  It wasn’t something I spent too much time thinking about or worried about, but all this changed 8 years ago. Since the births of my … Continue reading

  

When Kitchens Attack

5Apr

While we are busy preparing and flitting around the kitchen, we sometimes forget to be careful of seemingly innocent items that can become cross-contamination traps. It’s hard enough cleaning, searching out recipes, shopping and doing everything on time to produce … Continue reading

  

Testing for allergies

2Mar

When all your usual remedies fail and the doctor is baffled by your symptoms, you may suspect you or your child has an allergy. It’s often difficult to find a specialist in allergies who can help, but there are now … Continue reading

  

Egg-less, non-dairy, gluten-free Pancake recipe. Yay!

20Feb

Hello again, If you’ve tried making a half-decent pancake without eggs or milk and given up in disgust I can understand why. I’ve had several attempts at making pancake batter without these ingredients and failed miserably. But now, I think … Continue reading