Foodbanks in Northern & Southern Ireland

13 million people live below the poverty line in the UK and 1 in 5 Mums go without food in order to feed their children! Every day people in the UK go hungry for reasons ranging from redundancy to receiving an unexpected bill on a low income. Trussell Trust foodbanks provide a minimum of three […]

Spring Cleaning Online

A blog post from Mike (the in-house techie and producer of numerous chicken recipes): As you can see, we have an all new website. It’s been around a year in the making with numerous meetings about content, usability, expandability and ease of access being the major factors. The original website (back in 2010) was built […]

Amy’s Kitchen – New Products

We recently mentioned some new products from Amy’s Kitchen on our Gluten Free Ireland Facebook page – http://www.facebook.com/glutenfreeireland  Following a number of enquiries about stockists in the Republic and Northern Ireland we contacted Amy’s Kitchen and got the following response: The best way for consumers to find their local Amy’s Kitchen stockist in Northern Ireland is to […]

Happy New Year / Chinese New Year / Valentine’s Day

Hi folks and welcome to the first GFI News Letter of 2013. We have been hearing very positive reports about BFree Wheat and Gluten Free bread so we have had a chat with the makers and they have told us some really great news! First of all, because it’s so popular, they have now made […]

The Farm Restaurants in Dublin

Farm Restaurant – 133 Upper Leeson Street, Dublin 4  Farm Restaurant – 3 Dawson Street Dublin 2  Here’s another opportunity for anyone looking for a Gluten Free treat in Dublin – Farm Restaurant at 133 Upper Leeson Street, Dublin 4 and Farm at 3 Dawson Street, Dublin 4 (Details for both Restaurants can be found […]

Veronica’s Snacks (Gluten Free Snacking)

 Veronica’s Snacks is a recent addition to our list of Irish #GF suppliers. Veronica Kenneally is the lady behind the business and her products –  Veronica’s Gluten Free Crisps in Barbeque or Sour Cream Herb & Onion flavours –  have gone down a treat with everyone in our family. They come in smaller bags (23gm) […]

Gluten Free Article in Flavour Magazine

I have been reading through the latest edition of Flavour, my favourite Irish “Foodie” magazine. It’s full of interesting articles to do with the local food industry including recipes, restaurant reviews and general chitchat! Great for browsing over a cup of coffee! Of even more interest to us in the Gluten Free world I see […]

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 […]