Gluten Free Tours of China

A travel company in the USA has started gluten free tours of China. Pacific Delight is offering escorted tours around traditional tourist locations, plus gluten free cookery classes. Of course no trip to China would be complete without a visit to see the Pandas too. Read more here: http://www.travelweekly.com/Travel-News/Tour-Operators/Pacific-Delight-offers-gluten-free-China-tour

The Best and Worst Counties in Ireland to Have Coeliac Disease

Over 900 Venues Catalogued We recently examined the range of venues available by county within our database and were shocked to find some counties are extremely poorly served. The graph clearly shows Tipperary as the worst offender with just under four hundred people for every venue offering gluten free food. With a much higher density […]

Paul Hollywood says he’s “sceptical about the whole coeliac thing”

Celebrity baker Paul Hollywood, was today talking to Wendy Austin on BBC Talkback, a local radio show on Radio Ulster about baking bread and in the course of conversation Wendy mentioned the problem that Coeliacs have with bread. Paul started his response by saying that he is “sceptical about the whole Coeliac thing”. He went […]

Have you got your money off vouchers & guide book yet?

Join the Gluten Free Ireland Members who are enjoying over €10/£10 off gluten free foods, gifts and household purchases with our subscription service. Members also receive a copy of our book, Eating Out in Ireland. It’s our entire database of over 900 Coeliac Friendly venues in a handy sized guidebook, organised by county and venue […]

Win a €50 Voucher to Spend at BuyersClub.ie!

BuyersClub, Ireland’s first online-only grocery store is offering one lucky entrant a gift voucher worth €50!   To be in with a chance of winning, simply enter your name and address here.   To start saving up to 60% off your household bill right away, click here.

It’s Because You’re Chicken

Luckily for me, I love chicken, but more than that I love the sauces and condiments which go together to make chicken the perfect textured meat to have with a tasty sauce. My favourite chicken cookbook is “Best Chicken Cookbook”. It’s not specifically gluten free and by now it’s ancient but still available on Amazon […]

One Bourbon, One Sugar and One Hour

If you like your red meat well cooked, marinaded in a thick sauce and incredibly tasty, this is the dish for all you meat lovers: 140g orange marmalade, preferably shredless or fine shred 2 tbsp dark muscovado sugar 150ml bourbon* 100ml fresh orange juice 5cm/2in piece fresh root ginger, peeled and coarsely grated 5 tbsp […]

Another night in with a couple of birds.

If like me, you like your chicken, then it’s hard to turn down 3 whole chickens for £10 from Sainsburys. Their free range eggs are quite expensive though but a local butcher sells trays of 18 eggs for £2, so it was time to stock up. 90 minutes later and the three birds were portioned […]

Yummy Ginger Cookies

These delicious cookies are easy to make and great fun for kids. They’re easily mixed by hand and can be eaten with or without decorating. The ginger in them also makes them great for pregnant mums as it often quells queasiness. [gmc_recipe 829]

Traditional Irish Colcannon

This is one of my favourite winter dishes and can be made for 1 or 20 people just as easily. This recipe took less than 20 minutes so it’s great for mid week dinners and last minute guests. Ingredients for 2 4-6 sausages 2-3 medium potatoes 1/4 cabbage 1 small onion thinly sliced 50g butter […]