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 […]

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! […]