Great News for Coeliacs in Northern Ireland – BFree Gluten Free Bread

BFree offers Exciting New Gluten, Wheat and Dairy Free Health and Amazingly Tasty Bakery Products. A new Irish company BFree Foods Ltd has developed BFree, a range of wheat free, gluten and dairy free bakery products that are outstanding in terms of taste, freshness and nutritional values. The range consists of – Soft white loaf […]

Rachel Allens Gingerbread House

Following Rachel Allen’s gingerbread house recipe produced a very nice ‘bread’ but almost twice the mixture required.The dimensions for the roof were also wrong but with a selection of gingerbread items left over it was still fun. For the flour simply we simply used Doves Gluten Free flour and it worked great. Getting the gluten […]

Review: Byron Bay Cookies

We get sent a few items of food for review from time to time but recently we had cause to undertake a detailed analysis of a number of pre-packed gluten free snack foods which ultimately resulted in a big pile of nibbles sitting on the kitchen table so I’ve decided to review each of them […]

My Top 7 Tips for a Chicken Roast

This is a bit of a cheat in gluten free terms. It’s all natural ingredients so there’s no substitutes or special sauces but I thought I’d share my top tips for a great roast and a delicious gravy base. Force butter under the skin. Take slivers of butter and push them up under the skin […]

Hot and Spicy… in a jar

I’ve just been trying out Sharwoods Bhuna sauce, “perfect for lamb but also great with chicken”. Tonight I wanted something spicy (to clear my wife’s head cold) but also tasty that went with chicken and preferably in under ten minutes. I microwaved 110g of Basmati rice for 11 minutes then snipped two chicken breasts into […]

September News

Co Couture  A few weeks ago Mike (one of our sons and the “techie” for our website) visited       Co Couture chocolate makers in Belfast. He discovered that they make Gluten Free chocolates so he bought some and posted a picture on our Facebook page. This really tickled your taste buds and generated a big response! […]

July / August News

The Irish Game Fair In July, Tina and I went to the Irish Game Fair at Shanes’s Castle in Antrim where we met up with Emma Cowan and her sister Kathy Jensen who produce our favourite “foodie” magazine – Flavour – Web site www.yourflavour.co.uk The hardworking ladies had already survived the Ballywalter Game and Country […]

June News

Welcome to the first GFI News Letter of 2012 and apologies for not getting it off the ground earlier in the year! We have been very busy expanding our database, promoting the web site, developing our Facebook and Twitter presence, talking to Gluten Free food suppliers and generally trying to make more people aware of […]