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ilumi Mediterranean Banquet Review

We were recently contacted by our friends at Ilumi World and asked to review one of their banquets. We chose the Mediterranean one as the selection of food sounded great, although it has to be said it was hard to choose as they all looked fantastic.   We were very eager to await its arrival and we did not have...

Ed’s Easy Diner goes gluten free | The Edinburgh Reporter

  An American style diner which has just recently arrived in Edinburgh has launched a GF accredited gluten-free menu – meaning people with coeliac disease can now get their Fifties diner fix at all 35 Ed’s Easy Diners across the UK.Thrilled to be the first burger chain to be accredited by Coeliac UK, the national charity for people with coeliac...

How a Gluten Free Diet Could Make You Fat

Specialist Gluten Free Food Is Packed With Sugar and Calories For many people following a gluten free lifestyle is essential to staying healthy as they are fully diagnosed with Coeliac Disease, however some people choose to follow the diet as they believe they have an intolerance. Whatever the reason, experts now warn that the gluten free food is packed with...

No.G Gluten-free brand goes from strength to strength and secures Asda deal

Another small UK independent manufacturer that has made it in to the mainstream suppliers, well done to NoG who have got their pies stocked in Asda, Sainsbury’s and Ocado. The deal to supply six products to Asda has doubled the output at the Nottingham-based Riverside Bakery, NoG’s brand manager Sam Benjamin told FoodManufacture.co.uk.“We were doing about 8,000 products a week,”...

USA to get gluten-free Cheerios this summer

It has been announced that in the USA the well known brand of breakfast cereal Cheerio’s will become Gluten Free. This is good news for all Coeliac’s who miss out on many mainstream cereals due to cross contamination. Hopefully once they are launched in the USA they will make their way over the UK too, meaning good news for all...

Top Five Gluten Free Pancake Toppings for Shrove Tuesday

  Pancakes are a must have in any household, especially on Shrove Tuesday, question is what will you have on your? We’ve put together a top 5 sweet and savoury topping ideas to tickle your taste buds. Sweet Lemon and Sugar – the old classic and a favourite amongst many Strawberries and Cream – what could be nicer than fresh...

Savoury Mince Recipe

This savoury mince recipe is very versatile and can be used as a base for many other delicious dishes, it is made from many store cupboard essentials so can be easy and cheap to produce. If you don’t have the vegetables listed then substitute for other ones or omit completely. Ingredients 500g Lean Minced Beef 1 carrot, diced 2 tablespoons...

Have we been wrong about Gluten Free Diets?

So you think you’re gluten intolerant? It might go against the grain, but a growing body of research suggests that gluten might not be the cause of your gut problems at all.Researchers at King’s College London, working with leaders in the field at Melbourne’s Monash University, now believe that types of carbohydrates known as Fodmaps are the likely cause of...

LadyBird Foods – Grimsby Gluten Free Firm success

A GLUTEN-FREE food business which first tested its products at a Grimsby market has experienced impressive growth in sales after attending some of the region’s farmers’ markets.Ladybird Foods, which is run by Simone Porter, launched in September 2013 to provide homemade baked products and ready meals to those with coeliac disease and wheat intolerance. After testing the water with products...

How Being Diagnosed Gluten Intolerant Can Make You A Champion

Novak Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open on Sunday, yet just a few short years ago his career was headed due south. That changed after he made radical lifestyle changes in 2010, including a gluten-free diet. It is one of key ingredients in the “magic” that has transformed Djokovic’s health in body and mind – and his tennis. Here’s a...

Save At The Italian Delicatessen Nife Is Life

We came across a great online Deli called ‘Nife Is Life’, it’s a novel idea that actually works really well. Many of their mainstream products are naturally gluten free (such as cheeses, yoghurts, fresh fish and wine etc.). However when doing a search for gluten free on their site they do a nice selection of gluten free pastas in types...

Knowledge and Understanding in the World of Gluten

This blog brings to the forefront of the mind a matter which many Coeliac’s must think about every time they eat out. How much do chef’s and waiters/waitresses actually know about cross contamination of gluten and other allergens? The answer is probably – not much! You can’t blame the staff in situations like this, you have the blame the management...