While undertaking some research into the demand for gluten free products we came across some interesting stats from Google. If you're not familiar with Google Trends, it's software which records keyword searches and identifies patterns, or trends in those searches. Based on search data over the years they can then predict the volume of searches and words people use to find … [Read more...] about Dramatic Rise in Search for Gluten Free
M&S have launched a new range of gluten free biscuits to add their range of cakes, breads and sandwiches. The flavours are: Cheese Crackers Triple Chocolate Cookies Ginger Snaps Orange and Polenta Biscuits Lemon Shortbread Biscuits Mini Coconut Macaroons Source: http://health.marksandspencer.com/your-diet-needs/coeliac-disease/made-without-wheat You can order a … [Read more...] about New Gluten Free Biscuits at Marks and Spencer
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] … [Read more...] about Yummy Ginger Cookies
It's a whole new look! Plus we've launched FOUR new services! It's been a busy couple of months with the development of the new website, but just to ensure we provided the best service possible, we have also launched a book, the first printed guide to Eating Out in Ireland 2013 just for Coeliacs! It's our entire eating out database in one handy pocket sized book. But before … [Read more...] about A Whole New Us
On a scale from 0 to 10 where 0 is Extremely Difficult and 10 is Extremely Easy, how hard is it to find gluten free food when shopping? Answer these and 8 more questions in our new survey, Living with Coeliac Disease in Ireland 2013: http://bit.ly/GFI_CDIE2013 The results will be published on our website. … [Read more...] about How long have you had Coeliac Disease?
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 50g cream Nutmeg Salt I buy Dohertys Gluten Free sausages from Sainsbury's simply … [Read more...] about Traditional Irish Colcannon
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 the brand will burst into flames when it comes into contact with the gas … [Read more...] about Flambe Brandy and Pepper Sauce
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) and the USA. Blog posts can be about any … [Read more...] about Could you write for Gluten Free Ireland?
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 frozen in small bags) but Knorr have gluten free stock cubes. Due to their … [Read more...] about Carrot and Celery Soup with basil and parsley
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 and boned fish, it's great value. I recently tried it 'straight' and it turned out … [Read more...] about Cobblers