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Gluten and dairy from Cornish pasty, because it’s pie week

10Mar

West Cornwall Pasty company Gluten and dairy free pasty

Can you eat pie? The chances are that if you’re a coeliac or have a wheat, dairy or celery allergy that they are totally off limits. Well no longer! You can still eat pie! There are quite a few gluten … Continue reading

  

What did my office think of the new Newburn Bakehouse thins?

29Aug

Newburn Bakehouse Seeded Thins with caramelised onion humous, courgette and mange tout

The lovely people at the Newburn Bakehouse sent me a huge box of their new #glutenfree thins to try out. Look out for the new Seeded Sandwich Thins and Fruity Snack Thins with orange and sultana. Both varieties were really … Continue reading

  

Looks, toasts and tastes just like REAL crumpets!

19Aug

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This week we tried the new Newburn Bakehouse Gluten Free Crumpets and we were very impressed. Thank you for sending us a free sample Look, toast and taste just like ‘real’ crumpets! Newburn Bakehouse #GF crumpets So what’s in them? … Continue reading

  

The Allergy Show 2016 – The best bits…

9Jul

Allergy Show 2016 haul, including Nutribrex, Heck, BFree...

This year the Allergy Show didn’t disappoint. But I’m not your average coeliac or freefrom shopper. I struggle with a lot of freefrom food and try to eat as little processed food as I can. This goes for a lot … Continue reading

  

Incredible #soyafree soya sauce alternative – Coconut Aminos

1Feb

Incredible soya free soya sauce alternative - Coconut Aminos

I discovered this stuff at the FreeFrom Food Awards judging session last week. Honestly, how can I have a diagnosed soya allergy for over three years and not have discovered that there is a fairly widely available and pretty amazing … Continue reading

  

Why I put on a stone in weight judging the FreeFrom Food Awards

29Jan

FreeFrom Food Awards Coffee to start the judging day off

I love this time of year and not just because it’s January and my birthday, it’s also the FreeFrom Food Awards judging week where I get to discover so many new #FreeFrom products and meet lots of lovely people from … Continue reading

  

Still places for freefrom Christmas dinner at The Black Horse, Standlake

18Dec

Book your freefrom Christmas dinner today at The Black Horse, Standlake

Have you got Christmas lunch sorted? If you can’t face cooking why not eat out this year. You haven’t left it too late either. I’ve got an invitation here for you from the freefrom pub, The Black Horse in Standlake. … Continue reading

  

The new Tesco ‘Gluten Free Christmas’ advert

14Dec

Oh no! Not the Latimers! But these aren’t just any old Latimers, these are the gluten free Latimers and they’re popping by! (Just had to get an M&S ‘not just’ reference into a Tesco blog) Clearly this is a real … Continue reading

  

The UKs first organic freefrom supermarket…

10Dec

The first even organic freefrom supermarket in the UK

and it’s in Princes Risborough in Buckinghamshire, just down the road from where I live. I’m more excited about this new freefrom shop opening than I am about Christmas this year. This is a very mini bloggette to let you … Continue reading

  

Vegan flavouring? What do vegans taste like?

12Nov

Dairy and soya free vegan cheese - VioLife

Ever eaten a vegan? No me neither. I don’t know what they taste like but I’d probably be allergic to vegans since they consume a lot of nuts to get protein into their diets. Joking aside, this new dairy and … Continue reading

  

The mess that is ‘may contain’

25Oct

may contain nuts

As you may know, I’m the editor of Foods Matter, an information and support website for people with food allergies an intolerances. Recently, we’ve been running a survey to find out people’s experiences with food labelling. The results are now … Continue reading

  

Win a hamper of freefrom food worth £150

7Sep

Win a hamper of goodies from Holland & Barrett worth £150

This is your chance to win a whole hamper of freefrom goodies to the value of £150 and all of the foods in the hamper can be purchased on the dedicated free from section of the Holland & Barrett website. … Continue reading

  

Working, speaking and eating at the Allergy Show 2015

14Jul

Free From Skincare Awards at the Allergy Show 2015

This year’s Allergy Show went by in such a blur of activity I cannot believe I still didn’t manage to speak to and visit all the stands I’d ear-marked for attention. It was heaving and sometimes you just had to … Continue reading

  

Exciting FreeFrom range – available at Holland & Barrett

29Jun

Just some of the new range of freefrom products available at Holland & Barrett stores

You may have seen my recent blog about the launch of the new Holland & Barrett More store in Chester. Oh how I wish I lived in Chester – the new More Store there is A-Mazing. It is like an … Continue reading

  

Win some delicious gluten free Artisan Bread!

20May

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

You have until the end of play today to win yourself some delicious, totally natural, gluten and wheat free bread from the Artisan Bread company. Gluten, wheat and dairy free Artisan bread This bread has been one of the best … Continue reading

  

Why are we all avoiding gluten?

18May

You may have noticed that there’s been stratospheric growth in the gluten free food market. Here are two suggestions for what is powering that growth: 1. Gluten intolerance is not just about coeliac disease Last year, gluten expert Dr Tom … Continue reading

  

The Problem with Nuts

5May

Well, to be honest, it is not nuts that are the problem, it is the confusion arising from the laudable efforts of regulators and manufacturers to improve allergen labelling for the benefit of allergic consumers. But, nuts being at the … Continue reading

  

FreeFrom Food Awards shortlist is out… my highlights may differ

17Feb

Really scrummy, nicely seasons fish cakes

Earlier this year it was that time of year when I get on my FreeFrom Food Awards disguise and hot footed it to Foods Matter Towers for some very secret food tasting. Before I get started you will be delighted … 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

  

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