Diary Restaurant Reviews Travel

Keswick (Lake District)

This summer we embraced the staycation and headed to the Lake District for a few days, choosing to stay in Keswick. Despite this beautiful part of the world being just a couple of hours away from home, I still needed to make sure that I could eat safely whilst I was there. After all, nobody […]

Main Courses Meals

Chilli con Carne

This is a really simple recipe which can easily be scaled up or down according to how many portions you want to make. The quantities below make approx 8 portions and I freeze the spares for an easy meal at a later date. Ingredients 500g beef mince 2 onions, chopped 2 teaspoons chilli powder (adjust […]

Baking Cakes

Banana Muffins

These muffins are quick and easy to make. They’re also a great way of using up over-ripe bananas. Ingredients (makes 14) 250g gluten free self-raising flour 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum 1 and 1/2 teaspoons baking powder (check it’s gluten free) 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 115g caster […]

Desserts

Bread and Butter Pudding

There is something very comforting about this simple pudding. I used ASDA’s white Free From bread, but any white bread will work. It doesn’t need to be fresh bread either which makes ‘getting rid of stale bread’ a brilliant excuse for making it. This recipe serves 4-6 people. Ingredients approx. 6 slices of gluten free […]

Travel

Costa Teguise, Lanzarote

I spent 2 weeks on the Costa Teguise, Lanzarote in August 2019 and found it to be really, really easy to eat well gluten free there. I speak good Spanish, which obviously helped, but the vast majority of restaurants had at least 1 person who spoke good English. I doubt it would be much more […]

Restaurant Reviews

107 Dining Room, Heswall

107 Dining Room, Heswall, Wirral, CH60 0AF I love eating here and never fail to be impressed by their outstanding gluten free menu and knowledgeable staff. From the moment you sit down, 107 Dining Room is ahead on points because they have a full gluten free menu, separate from the gluten-containing menu. So you don’t […]

Product Reviews

Asda’s Cookies & Cream biscuits

I spotted these biscuits in Asda and thought I’d give them a try. It’s so rare to see filled gluten free biscuits I was excited to taste these. They cost £1.30 for 8 biscuits so, whilst not exactly cheap, they’re much better value than other biscuits such as Schar. The outer packaging is bright and […]

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