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 […]

Flambe Brandy and Pepper Sauce

If you’ve heard the phrase “deglazing” but never tried it, it’s good fun. Just mind your eyebrows (and anything else vertical of the pan). After you’ve cooked your steaks, lift them out of the pan and cover them. Pour in a good portion of brandy. If you’re working on gas beware of the fact that […]

Could you write for Gluten Free Ireland?

We’re always on the look out for new material and regular or guest contributions help build the website for everyone. As a guest blogger or regular contributor you will be exposing your writing to over 15,000 people per month from around the world. Our primary readership is Ireland followed by the UK (particularly Northern Ireland) […]

Carrot and Celery Soup with basil and parsley

This is a nice soup which is good with soft or slightly dry gluten free bread and is easily frozen for baby meals. For the chicken stock, I used home made stock from the summer after boning a chicken and sweating the carcass with vegetables and adding boiling water (to make several litres which were […]


It was only this year that I discovered River Cobbler in Sainsbury’s but it turned out to be a great value fish. I’m a big fan of kedgeree and stir fries but I’ve always used smoked haddock. River Cobbler is quite similar and available plain or smoked but at £2 for two good size, skinned […]

Back to School Snacks and Lunchboxes

Snacks and little lunch boxes can be hard to fill with gluten free goodies but here are a few ideas for snacks along with some off the shelf products (always check the label for the latest info): Gluten-free peanut butter and raisins on celery sticks e.g. Duerr’s, Kelkin, Eskal, Meridian, Panda, Raw veggies with a […]

Marble Arch Caves – Co Fermanagh

We all enjoy a day – trip to a scenic spot or local attraction but we also know that, once there, Coeliacs can often be left with nothing suitable to eat in the venue’s cafe! Tina and I drove across to the Marble Arch Caves in Co Fermanagh on Saturday and arrived at lunch time. […]

Karaun House B&B in Co Galway

It’s always good to hear good news so we were delighted to receive this message from Teresa at Karaun House B&B today. Furthermore, Teresa tells us the visitors are using the Glutenfreeireland website all around Ireland to find suitable eating venues so we are well pleased with that! 🙂 Hi Derek, We had 2 lovely […]

PureBred – Gluten Free Bread from Co Donegal

PureBred from Co Donegal have just joined us on the “Producers” page of our website and, from reports we have heard, their GF products are not to be missed! Get more details on the “Producers” page of our website or go direct to their Facebook page by clicking on this link –

Gourmet Kitchen Cook Book

Last October Jill at Gourmet Kitchen launched a cookbook in memory of a dear family friend who lost her battle to cancer. The cookbook is full of tasty simple recipes that are free from gluten, wheat, dairy,sugar,egg & yeast. The book costs €12.00 plus €2.50 postage and ALL proceeds from sales of the book are being […]