The Gluten Free Ireland Emergency Guide to Christmas

Christmas is coming and more than the Turkeys are in a panic!!! Do you dread the Christmas holiday with all the problems it can create around food? Maybe we can help to take some of the stress out of the situation with a few ideas on how to cope in three different settings. The first […]

Eating Out this Christmas

Gluten Free Christmas Guide > Eating Out Guide Finding a gluten free venue to enjoy eating out has never been easier, with our website now serving almost 1000 venues. But what about the biggest meal of the year? For those venues putting on something special we’ve compiled a list and requested a menu, converted it […]

It’s Because You’re Chicken

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 […]

One Bourbon, One Sugar and One Hour

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]