Miena’s Nougat wins Bronze, Silver and GOLD Awards

Miena’s Nougat wins Bronze, Silver and GOLD at the recent FreeFrom Food Ireland Awards Ceremony in Dublin. Ever wanted to taste something different – try MIENA’S Handmade Nougat which is created in the Glen of Imaal, Co Wicklow, surrounded by lush Irish countryside. Inspired by nature – bees making honey, fresh ingredients and nothing artificial […]

Who was Pandora Bell and what had she to do with Sweet Treats?

The story of Pandora Bell is of a 1930s Girl who travelled Europe collecting the Best of European Confectionery that she discovered on her travels. Today, Pandora Bell Ireland creates Sweet Treats for Discerning Food Lovers: nougat, traditional sweets, salted caramels, fudge, fruit jellies, and handmade lollipops. Our confectionery is a collection of the best […]

Enjoy a Gluten Free Easter

We’ve rounded up a few Easter lists of Gluten Free goodies for you to enjoy, so you won’t feel left out when everyone is lying on the sofa complaining of eating too much chocolate 😀 If you spot any other gluten free Easter treats, add them to the comments at the bottom, especially if you’re […]

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 […]

Yummy Ginger Cookies

These delicious cookies are easy to make and great fun for kids. They’re easily mixed by hand and can be eaten with or without decorating. The ginger in them also makes them great for pregnant mums as it often quells queasiness. [gmc_recipe 829]

Back to School Snacks and Lunchboxes

Snacks and little lunch boxes can be hard to fill with gluten free goodies but here are a few ideas for snacks along with some off the shelf products (always check the label for the latest info): Gluten-free peanut butter and raisins on celery sticks e.g. Duerr’s, Kelkin, Eskal, Meridian, Panda, Raw veggies with a […]

July / August News

The Irish Game Fair In July, Tina and I went to the Irish Game Fair at Shanes’s Castle in Antrim where we met up with Emma Cowan and her sister Kathy Jensen who produce our favourite “foodie” magazine – Flavour – Web site www.yourflavour.co.uk The hardworking ladies had already survived the Ballywalter Game and Country […]