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Review: Genius crumpets…Or are they?

  The lovely peeps at Genius sent us their new gluten free crumpets to try and we were very excited to try review them. Well we’ve tried these new crumpets and really..we can live without them. Back when ‘I could gluten’ I loved nothing more than making crumpet pizzas with my Aunt (thank you Delia!) [...]

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Great British Bake Off fans check out this new Gluten Free Baking app!

Hi Peeps, We’ve been a bit delayed from blogging from holidays, the start of Uni, new jobs and running around each weekend checking out University Open days. But that’s a whole other story… We saw some buzz on Twitter about a new baking app called ‘Cook & Bake Gluten Free’. As we’re big fans of [...]

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Gluten Free Pão de queijo (dough balls) hit Hampstead!

Peeps have you ever found such a great gluten free product that you wanted to keep it all to yourself? Well that’s exactly how we felt when we discovered Soft Sage’s Brazilian dough balls a few months ago. As usual Niamh & I were having a potter around Hampstead one weekend trying to pretend that [...]

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News: Coeliac Hipsters rejoice, Nordic Bakery sells Fria !

Fria’s PR team contacted us recently to let us know the good news that the trendy Nordic bakery in London is now selling Fria’s chocolate muffins and using their bread for sandwiches. Pretty surprising as they’re well know for their selection of gluten snacks from dark rye to cinnamon buns. Yet it seems that us [...]

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News: Gluten Free Guerrillas Coeliac Chat today 4-5pm GMT!

Our pals at Gluten Free Guerrillas are launching their first ever Twitter Chat today under the #CoeliacChat hashtag today. We’ll be joining in and wanted to give them a plug on our blog in case you fancy joining in too. As a lot of focus during this Coeliac Awareness week has been on #GutFeeling and [...]

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News: Cafe Nero launches Gluten Free Roll by Genius!

Just in case you missed this good news we thought we’d do a short mention about the launch of a new gluten free roll this week! After all it is Coeliac Awareness week and although we might not be able to get more people to get tested for Coeliac Disease with just a week of [...]

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Coeliac Awareness Week – spread the word!

We’re sure you have noticed that it’s Coeliac Awareness Week again. Each year Coeliac societies in Ireland & the UK choose a key theme to focus on getting the awareness raising message out to the public and sometimes the health community. This year the theme is on diagnosis. Did you know… On average it takes [...]

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Review: It’s Gluten Free up North

We were dead excited about the first ever Gluten Free Fair in Newcastle organised by Taste North East, which aimed to champion local food and drink.  Sometimes it can feel like Liverpool and London get all the attention what with the Gluten Free and Allergy Show and the Natural Product Show.  As Taste North East’s [...]

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Pizza Express launches new Gluten Free Menu & Drinks!

How exciting is this? Following a trial a few months ago TODAY is the day that Pizza Express UK launch their first ever gluten free menu! We can’t wait to try it and report back in full. So here’s what you need to know… They’re providing a gluten free starter (risotto aprox £5) There is [...]

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Newsflash: New Starbucks roll with Gluten Free Genius bread!

Do you remember a few years ago when Starbucks had a good range of Gluten Free sandwiches made with Genius bread. Then they disappeared. Then one or two reappeared and then they disappeared again? Well the good news is it looks like the range is back – this time it’s starting off in the form [...]

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Perkier Gluten Free Porridge is now in Tesco!

We love Perkier’s funky packaging design and we’ve long loved their gluten free bread and treats (Popping Tiffin Mmm mmm). But now those clever peeps have been busy in their Yummery perfecting gluten free porridge. Which is perfect for Coeliacs on the go as you can choose from their pots and have breaki on the [...]

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Warburton’s (NewBurn Bakehouse) launches Gluten Free Wraps – Vote to keep them!

We have great news readers. Newburn Bakehouse, (which was previously Warburton’s Gluten Free), has launched some gluten free and wheat free ‘Limited Edition’ white wraps. They’re available in selected Tesco stores from Monday 18th of March! RRP – £2.99 a pack of 3 Gluten Free Wraps However, they’re only available on trial so you better [...]

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News: Fria now available in more UK shops!

Great news for our readers who love Fria gluten free food but don’t live in London and find it hard to get their hands on it. Now 40 more shops in the UK will now sell Fria food! If you’ve not heard of Fria before or spotted them at the Allergy & Free From show [...]

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Recipe: Gluten Free Donuts by Wild Thexton

Gluten Free Doughnuts We’re delighted to share this yummy recipe for gluten free donuts with you from our guest blogger Tom, Chef and Owner of Wild Thexton, Gluten free chef of the year 2012 – Runner up. Level: 3 difficulty – great for cooking pros or beginners with patience to perfect the recipe! Equipment: Gather these [...]

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Review: Made in Belfast Gluten Free Food

We’re delighted to feature a guest blog by Gluten FreeDom – Gluten Free recipes on a student budget. Enjoy! Review: Made in Belfast I was in Belfast this weekend visiting family and friends. I had a really lovely time and went to see the amazing Andy Warhol exhibition at the MAC (which I highly recommend). [...]

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NEW: Gluten Free Low Fat ‘Slim’ rice, pasta and noodles!

How many of you put on weight after being diagnosed Coeliac? It’s pretty common as the villi in the small bowel repair so we absorb more food and nutrients than we ever did before diagnosis. But it can be a pain when you find out that many Free From foods are actually higher in fat, [...]

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Shrove Tuesday Gluten Free Pancake success!

We hope you had a lovely Christmas break. Where did January go?  Suddenly we find ourselves in February with Chinese New Year plus pancake day swiftly followed by Valentine’s and then Easter.  It’s enough to make any newbie Coeliac tremble in fear with the thought of all these social celebrations that revolve around food. So [...]

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Edinburgh’s Christmas Markets – Coeliac Shopping Heaven!

Edinburgh is a fantastic city all year round but at Christmas time it becomes even more special for both tourists and locals alike.  Christmas time can be a minefield when it comes to finding foods that are gluten free, but helpfully Edinburgh is surprisingly packed with different places with more options than you would expect.  [...]

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Are you in a ‘gluten free’ festive mood yet?

Suddenly another Christmas dinner and the end of the year is nearly upon us all. So we’ve compiled some festive pictures of Newcastle to get you in the Christmas mood. If you’ve never been to Newcastle before it’s well worth a weekend trip. There’s plenty of retail therapy to keep shopaholics entertained from Fenwick’s (and [...]

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Our review: Genius Gluten Free Mince Pies – hit or flop?

We had just started to get a craving for some gluten free mince pies when we suddenly received an email from Genius’s PR team offering us a pack of their pies to taste. ‘Yes please!’ we said.  No sooner had we sent off our email accepting their kind offer than their pies arrived by courier [...]

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