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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

  

Wheat and dairy free onion bhajis or patties

2Nov

FreeFrom easy peasy onion bhajis

Special thanks to Chris Bridge of Summergrove Halls for this fantastically simple recipe for onion bhajis and you don’t need a deep fat fryer to make these. Thanks also to my niece Zoe who was a dab hand at bhaji … Continue reading

  

Very quick, simple, easy #freefrom salmon fish cakes

19Oct

What you'll need to make really easy, very quick salmon fish cakes #nestleglutenfreecornflakes

Phil Vickery challenged me to make something different using Nestle gluten free corn flakes. Well OK he didn’t really but Nestle did and Phil is right behind this campaign. Check at the bottom of this blog to find out what … 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

  

Taste testing flax milk – totally freefrom plant milk

12Jan

Flax milk in coffee - delicious, doesn't split and makes a nice colour

This week I’ve been testing 3omega6 Flax milk which I really love. 3 Omega 6 Dairy free Flax drink is Dairy Free, Soya Free, Cholesterol Free, GMO Free, Lactose Free and Gluten Free 3-Omega-6 Dairy-free Flax drink is also packed … Continue reading

  

Ravenstone Manor with allergies: The starters (part two)

4Jan

Gluten and wheat free bread roll

If you haven’t read the introduction to Ravenstone Manor visit, “Ravenstone Manor in the Lakes – an allergen free dream come true”, start there first, then come back to read about the starters. I have so much to say that … 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

  

Dairy, wheat and gluten free nettle pesto recipe

22Apr

Dairy free, gluten free nettle pesto

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 … Continue reading

  

Happy Easter – alternative treat to easter eggs

20Apr

Totally freefrom Easter egg treat with raspberries and Nairns oat cakes

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, Plamin, D&D and Celtic chocolates but for those of you who failed to get hold … Continue reading

  

Gluten, dairy, nut free fruity fridge flapjacks

11Apr

Gluten, dairy, nut, soya free no-bake fridge flapjacks

I love flapjacks. They’re healthy, easy to make and delicious and this week I have had a kind of flapjack epiphany. I made the River Cottage no-bake fridge flapjacks which are gluten, dairy, nut and soya free. Yes you heard … Continue reading

  

ilumi meals – ask your local pub to buy some

13Feb

Vozars gluten free cafe, Brixton Village

This week I was lucky enough to get invited to an ilumi taste-off session at Vozars gluten free cafe in Brixton. Vozars gluten free cafe, Brixton Village There were a bunch of bloggers from gluten free and allergy to health … 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

  

Are tiger nuts actually nuts?

3Jan

Horchata Spanish milky drink made with Tiger nuts - available from Plamil

Ever heard of tiger nuts? They sound very like nuts but are actually the small dried edible tuber of a kind of sedge which is grown in the ground like potatoes. Also knows as cyperus esculentus or chufa sedge, nut … Continue reading

  

Home-made gluten, wheat and dairy free mince pie recipe

16Dec

My gluten, dairy free mince pies

You don’t need to miss out the Christmas festive goodies, most supermarkets stock gluten free mince pies now. If you also need to avoid dairy and nuts, you might like to try making your own. I think they’re better than … Continue reading

  

Totally gluten, dairy, nut, soya free pumpkin, sunflower, goji and chia seed flapjacks

20Oct

Sunflower seed, pumpkin seed, goji berry, chia seed and linseed flapjacks. Totally gluten, dairy, soya and nut free.

Because it’s the weekend and we all need a bit of comfort food, here is my latest flapjack creation recipe. It’s packed with pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, goji berries, linseeds and chia seeds. Sunflower seed, pumpkin seed, goji berry, chia … Continue reading

  

Can you buy nut and dairy free cocoa powder?

29Jul

Plamil chocolate drops nut and dairy free

Cocoa powder is just that, cocoa powder isn’t it? Well maybe not. It nearly always contains sugar; finding one without sugar is impossible. They also probably contain skimmed milk powder if sold as a hot chocolate powder drink and on … Continue reading

  

Top 5 totally freefrom snack bars and treats

25Jul

Totally freefrom Frank Bars

There are loads of cereal and snack bars out there but they nearly all contain one allergen or another. Most of the healthier ones contain nuts or nut warnings. The gluten and nut free ones are rarely free from dairy … Continue reading

  

ilumi camping experience – alfesco curry on a camping stove

25Jul

Cooking ilumi on a camp stove

If you are struggling for holiday ideas that are safe for the food challenged why not try camping. You instantly avoid the dust problem, you can prepare your own food on a stove thus avoiding the eating out problem. Eating … Continue reading

  

Attention all Coeliacs and food intolerants! We have FreeFrom Christmas goodies galore!

10Nov

FoodsMatter’s special ‘freefrom’ Christmas site has just been launched to coincide with the judging of the Christmas category for the 2012 FreeFromFood Awards – both filled with products to delight Coeliacs and anyone with a food allergy or intolerance! Gluten-free, dairy-free, … Continue reading