Gluten Free Food Fair – Ballycastle 2015

Our Gluten Free Food Fair in the Marine Hotel is over for another year! That just means it’s time to start planning for next year! This year’s Event was well attended with 15 Exhibitors attending in person and another 8 companies sent along their leaflets and/or samples for distribution to the visitors. Between 250 and […]

Karaun House – Gluten Free B&B

It’s April already and many folks are starting to think about the holidays! If you’re Gluten Free and looking for a suitable GF B&B in Co Galway make a booking at Karaun B&B in Clarenbridge. The lady of the house is Coeliac so you’ll be in good hands and they are well placed as a […]

Zero Gluten Bread Making Machine

Baking gluten-free bread and cakes at home can be difficult and messy, but not anymore! Now you can enjoy freshly baked gluten-free bread and cakes every day with the Zero Gluten Baker by Imetec. With 7 gluten-free programmes, it offers a wide choice of bread and cakes to be baked, from crusty white loaves and […]

Are chefs doing enough for people with allergies?

A new EU law requires restaurants to give information on allergens in their food. Is this just Euro-silliness – or a necessary step? What do you think?

Caroline Quentin and Coeliac Disease

Caroline Quentin reveals her battle with Coeliac Disease – and how it’s thrown her career into chaos Read more:    

Gluten Free Food Survey

Anna Kim is a Master Student at Dublin Institute of Technology currently working on gluten-free fibre and Vitamin A -enriched biscuits. She is conducting the research of Irish consumers to see the current trends in consumption of gluten-free snacks and would really appreciate any help you can give by completing her survey which you can […]

Fermanagh Gluten Free Food Fair

On Saturday, 21st February 2015 we held a Gluten Free Food Fair in the Westville Hotel, Tempo Road, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh and it was a big success! Thanks to the Fermanagh Herald (and our advertisers) for making sure the event was well known around Enniskillen and the County. Companies like Glutafin, CELIA Lager, Doherty’s Meats, […]

How are you coping with the new Allergy Laws

How are you coping with the new Food Information for Consumers Regulation (1169/2011/EU) which became law on the 13th December last year? We have come across businesses where they have grasped the nettle, done the research and have systems in place to cope with the challenge. Well done to them! However, we also know of […]

Hallowe’en is Coming!

Halloween is approaching and when you have a gluten free child it’s time to start thinking about class parties and trick-or-treating.  Here are some steps you can take to ensure your child has a happy experience. In School • Contact teacher – See who’s planning the classroom party and talk to them. Offer gluten free […]

National Trust in Northern Ireland

Some time ago we were invited to address a meeting of the National Trust Catering and Retail Managers in Northern Ireland and the meeting took place yesterday, Friday 27th September in the Trust’s NI headquarters at Rowallane, Saintfield, Co Down. The invitation came about because we had been talking to the NT about the lack […]