Donaghadee in Co Down is Coeliac Friendly!

Many thanks to the Donaghadee Community Development Association which recently hosted a series of training workshops we held to help food outlets in the town cater safely for their Coeliac / Gluten Free visitors. Attended by around 30 members of staff from a number of businesses in Donaghadee we covered what Gluten is, how it […]

Trafalgar Scientific – Gluten test kits for your business!

Are you confident that the Gluten Free meals you serve in your business contain less than 20 parts per million of Gluten? Here’s a company that can help ensure you stay within the law when you make the Gluten Free claim! Trafalgar Scientific was founded in 1993 with the aim of distributing a wide range […]

Gluten Free Food on Rathlin Island

Rathlin Island lies six miles off the north coast of Northern Ireland and can be reached in about 25 minutes by a Fast Ferry from Ballycastle Harbour in Co Antrim. We decided to pay the Island a visit (July) and caught the 11.00 hrs Fast Ferry over to Church Bay where we made the Information […]

What do you say when you’re ordering food?

A young lady recently visited a branch of O’Briens in Dublin as she had seen they advertised a Vegan menu. She asked for and was served the Vegan option but it included some cheese and onion crisps which she rightly identified as containing dairy. The coffee she was served also contained cows milk so, as […]

9 White Deer Brewery innovations rewarded!

9 White Deer Brewery from Baile Bhúirne in the Muskerry Gealtacht scooped no less than 6 Awards recently at the Free From Food Awards Ireland. The event is run annually to recognise, encourage and reward the achievements of producers and the excellence of their products. 9 White Deer won a total of six awards on […]

Planning a trip to Canada?

Canada is a very popular destination for many folks from Northern & Southern Ireland and if you are a Coeliac  planning a trip abroad we know it can be hard to know how you will cope in a foreign country! Here’s some good news! If travelling to Canada and Vancouver Island in particular may we point you […]

Peroni Nastro Azzurro Presents Gluten Free Restaurant Week

Peroni Nastro Azzurro will host a Gluten Free Restaurant Week from Monday, 5th February to Sunday, 11th February, 2018. A number of Ireland’s leading restaurants have created a gluten free dish for the week, inspired by Italy, and designed to complement the crisp and refreshing taste of Peroni’s Gluten Free beer. Participating restaurants include The […]

The Bobbin & Loaf Catering in Belfast

Loaf Catering is a social enterprise involved in supporting people with learning disabilities (including autism) and helping them get training and jobs in the catering industry. Loaf Cafe and Bakery Loaf Cafe & Bakery opened for business in June 2015 after they breathed life back into a derelict building at 307 Grosvenor Road, Belfast, directly […]

Do you fancy a meal in the Member’s Dining Room at Stormont in Belfast

This summer, Parliament Buildings at Stormont in Belfast will throw open the doors of the elegant Members’ Dining Room to the public. From Monday 4 July 2016 – Friday 2 September you can dine in the refined splendourof the Members’ Dining Rooms and savour morning coffee, lunch or traditional afternoon tea while admiring the beautiful […]

Is Burger King Serving You a Whopper?

While there are numerous arguments for avoiding mass processed food served by chains, it’s hard to deny the convenience and speed of a well established fast food system. I recently took my daughter to a Burger King in Belfast as a treat for her birthday along with several of her friends and families. I also […]