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 of shops, the major hubs naturally fared … [Read more...] about The Best and Worst Counties in Ireland to Have Coeliac Disease
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 on to suggest that it is often “misdiagnosed” and … [Read more...] about Paul Hollywood says he’s “sceptical about the whole coeliac thing”
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 treat suggestions. • Send in a GF treat – Offer to send in a … [Read more...] about Hallowe’en is Coming!
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 type, with venues in every county in … [Read more...] about Have you got your money off vouchers & guide book yet?
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. … [Read more...] about Win a €50 Voucher to Spend at BuyersClub.ie!
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 (see below) and is packed with tasty, simple and complex … [Read more...] about It’s Because You’re Chicken
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 tomato ketchup 2 tbsp white wine vinegar 3 x … [Read more...] about One Bourbon, One Sugar and One Hour
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 and bagged for freezing. Out of 3 small chickens I got 1.4kg of meat, 800g off the bone and … [Read more...] about Another night in with a couple of birds.
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 of Gluten Free food on offer in some of their … [Read more...] about National Trust in Northern Ireland
Belfast Restaurant Week is returning in early October and there's a wide range of venues taking part with special offers and discounts. There's no specific mention of gluten free foods but we've scoured the list of special offers and venues taking part, cross referenced them with our database and pulled out this list of Coeliac friendly lovelies: The Causerie Ten … [Read more...] about Belfast Restaurant Week (GF Venues)