Ballycastle Gluten Free Open Day

Despite a wet start to the day in Ballynahinch, County Down, Saturday the 5th April turned out to be a gloriously sunny day by the coast. For three hours in the afternoon however, a couple of hundred people took time out of the sunshine to enjoy a great selection of free samples from leading retailers […]

Hallowe’en is Coming!

Halloween is approaching and when you have a gluten free child it’s time to start thinking about class parties and trick-or-treating.  Here are some steps you can take to ensure your child has a happy experience. In School • Contact teacher – See who’s planning the classroom party and talk to them. Offer gluten free […]

New Gluten Free Biscuits at Marks and Spencer

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 selection of their gluten free food range online here.

Gourmet Kitchen in Ballina

Gourmet Kitchen in Ballina is the latest  addition to our Gluten Free database and we are delighted to have them on board. The shop opened in July 2011 and stocks a wide range of Gluten, Wheat, Yeast, Sugar and Dairy Free products. They bake their own bread daily in the shop and every Wednesday they […]

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) […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]