Product Reviews, Restaurant Reviews and Recipes: All GLUTEN FREE!

Enjoying a GLUTEN FREE Lunch @Hutong: Up the Shard, above London….

I do enjoy a “smart” lunch or dinner in London: being a Coeliac, theyre’s a great selection to choose from although you do need to budget for these extravagances! On … Continue reading

June 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

NEWS: New Limited Edition ORANGE Smarties to be launched in the UK: And they’re GLUTEN FREE!

Many Chocolate lovers will know that “Smarties” made by Nestle are not great in the UK! Primarily, they’re a “May contain… WHEAT” which is SO disappointing. Strangely, they’ve recently released … Continue reading

June 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Entries open for 2018 FreeFrom Eating Out Awards… Do you know a deserving eaterie?

As a judge for the FreeFrom Food Awards, I was excited to join the panel for the FreeFrom Eating Out Awards last year. It has provided me with the opportunity … Continue reading

June 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Loving GLUTEN FREE Chocolate Bars: Your Ultimate GLUTEN FREE Listing with Photographs, Allergen Info and Links: Updated JUNE 2018

Some new GLUTEN FREE Chocolate Bars have been launched to enjoy, so just in time for Fathers Day….. you just need to know which ones are GLUTEN FREE or are … Continue reading

June 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Enjoying a GLUTEN FREE Lunches @Auberge Du Cendrillon and Captain Jack’s Pirates Restaurant des Pirates @Disneyland Paris, France…

So at the Most Magical Place in Europe: we know from a previous visit you can get a decent GLUTEN FREE Dinner at the Disneyland Paris Park at the Remy … Continue reading

May 6, 2018 · 1 Comment

NEWS: Move over Dark, Milk & White Chocolate and welcome RUBY Chocolate

It seems strange that we have been so used to having a choice of Dark, Milk and White Chocolate to now having a fourth dimension which has been discovered, or … Continue reading

May 4, 2018 · 1 Comment

NEWS: New WITH GLUTEN KitKat Flavoured Bars for the UK and a GLUTEN FREE Alternative…

I used to love KitKat bars: the mix of a crunchy wafer covered in thick milk chocolate which is disappointing now that I’m a Coeliac (although alternative Bars are available), … Continue reading

May 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

FreeFrom Food Awards 2018 Winners Announced….

The FreeFrom Food Awards, the UK’s only industry awards for FreeFrom food, were started in 2008 by FoodsMatter and FreeFrom Foods Matter to encourage innovation and celebrate excellence in the … Continue reading

April 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Your ULTIMATE GLUTEN FREE Easter Egg Update 2018… Producers, high Street & Decadent Easter Eggs: Are they GLUTEN FREE?

It’s nearly another Easter Celebration and there are EGG-Sellent GLUTEN FREE choices out there today but do you know which Chocolate Easter Eggs, Chocolate Mini Egg or Chocolate Figurines do not … Continue reading

March 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Lovin GLUTEN FREE Chocolate Boxes for your Lovin Mother on Mother’s Day 2018: Your Ultimate Supermarket & Decadent Treats Guide…

With many NEW Chocolate Boxes available in the UK and seasonal packaging (already for Mother’s Day 2018), it is time to update my Ultimate Guide on Last year, the guide was split … Continue reading

March 9, 2018 · 1 Comment

Lovin GLUTEN FREE Chocolate Boxes for your Lovin Mother on Mother’s Day 2018: Your Ultimate Producers Guide…

With many NEW Chocolate Boxes available in the UK and seasonal packaging (already for Mother’s Day 2018), it is time to update my Ultimate Guide on Last year, the guide was split … Continue reading

March 7, 2018 · 1 Comment

FreeFrom Food Awards 2018: After the judging, deliberations and tastings: the Shortlist is published…

As a Judge for the FreeFrom Food Awards, very recently, we sat in a room and tasted our way through the entries for the 2018 Awards.  The awards, founded and … Continue reading

February 24, 2018 · 1 Comment

Enjoying “Made without Wheat” Sweet Treats from M&S: All Year Round…

I’m guessing they’ve sold really well and have become really popular, so popular that M&S has extended it’s “Made without Wheat” range with some Seasonal Treats which were introduced for … Continue reading

February 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Judging the FreeFrom Food Awards 2018: “Chocolate & Confectionery”…. (You know I love my Sweet Tooth!!!!)

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, when as a Judge for the FreeFrom Food Awards, we sit in a room and taste our way through the entries for … Continue reading

February 15, 2018 · 1 Comment

Judging the FreeFrom Food Awards 2018: “Desserts & Puddings”…. (Someone has to!!!!)

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, when as a Judge for the FreeFrom Food Awards, we sit in a room and taste our way through the entries for … Continue reading

February 13, 2018 · 1 Comment

Judging the FreeFrom Food Awards 2018: “Pizza & Pasta”….

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, when as a Judge for the FreeFrom Food Awards, we sit in a room and taste our way through the entries for … Continue reading

February 6, 2018 · 2 Comments

Enjoying an Outstanding Dinner @Jamie Oliver’s Italian Restaurant in Covent Garden, London…

Jamie Oliver’s Italian Restaurant group was in the News a few years ago after serving regular pasta to a Coeliac, after they had (three times) requested GLUTEN FREE pasta from … Continue reading

February 5, 2018 · 1 Comment

Enjoying a GLUTEN FREE Festive Afternoon Tea @Conrad Hotel St James, London….

I do adore the British Tradition of Afternoon Tea. It’s a British Institution invented by the Victorians to enjoy a light mid-afternoon rest and relaxation but being a Coeliac, there … Continue reading

December 22, 2017 · 1 Comment

Enjoying GLUTEN FREE Christmas Brownies & Christmas Biscuits for 2017….

Following on from my festive review (and tastings of Mince Pies), it is clear that that isn’t the only Festive Treat that us Coeliacs and those avoiding WHEAT are being … Continue reading

December 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Enjoying GLUTEN FREE Mince Pies for 2017: The Ultimate Guide for the Happy Holidays….

I have to confess that I have been enjoying GLUTEN FREE Mince Pies since September. And in previous years I have reviewed the offerings in 2015 and a limited selection … Continue reading

December 18, 2017 · 8 Comments

NEWS: GLUTEN FREE Twin Peaks Bar is finally launched (A CopyCat of Tolberone but LARGER & CHEAPER!)…

So Originally Poundland announced launching this NEW Chocolate Bar “Twin Peaks” in the Summer but it was delayed after a legal dispute with Toblerone (Mondelez, formerly Kraft Foods who also … Continue reading

December 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

FreeFrom Eating Out Awards 2017 Revealed…. Where’s your nearest?

As one of the Judges for the FreeFrom Eating Out Awards, I am able to discover new eateries across the UK and in some cases, visit them to see how … Continue reading

December 8, 2017 · 4 Comments

NEWS: GLUTEN FREE JELLY BELLY launch Champagne flavoured Jelly Beans into the UK…

As a great go-to GLUTEN FREE confectionery, Jelly Belly can be relied upon to snack on and it’s very large range of flavours are expanding to include Champagne for the … Continue reading

December 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

NEWS: GLUTEN FREE Nutella controversially changes their contents….

NOT Breaking News but our GLUTEN FREE Nutella has been creating headlines around the world. Earlier in the year, the excitement around Nutella was focused upon their new Cafe in … Continue reading

November 28, 2017 · Leave a comment


Another year is nearly over, where has the time gone?! Of course, Chocolate Advent Calendars are all the rage at the moment, and as a Coeliac you don’t have to … Continue reading

November 25, 2017 · 11 Comments

Enjoying GLUTEN FREE Festive Feast Sandwiches from M&S and Festive Wrap @M&S “Made without Wheat”…

Soon it’s going to be the most wonderful time of the year, and already: Christmas Sandwiches are on the High Streets including “Made without Wheat” versions from good old M&S. … Continue reading

November 19, 2017 · 11 Comments

NEWS: More GLUTEN FREE 2017 Christmas Chocolates from Mars Confectionery…

Of course, we’ve just had Halloween with plenty of GLUTEN FREE Chocolates and Sweet Treats but the consumer seasons roll into each other and of course the next big celebration … Continue reading

November 10, 2017 · 10 Comments

NEW GLUTEN FREE Heroes from Cadburys in celebration of Help for Heroes…

In a confused world we should not be concerned when rivals and associations make partnership together: which sometimes work well and at other times just challenge the consumer. Cadburys are … Continue reading

November 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Tasting GLUTEN FREE @Cake and Bake Show in Excel, London…

I do enjoy visiting Food Shows and seeing whats in fashion with regards to GLUTEN FREE foods, products and treats. Indeed, “Cake & Bake” is a new one for me … Continue reading

October 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

DEVIL-ish GLUTEN FREE Chocolates & Sweet Treats for a SPOOK-tacular 2017 Halloween….

Not quite as big nor as important as Christmas (with GLUTEN FREE Chocolate Boxes, Santas and Figurines, and GLUTEN FREE Chocolate Selection Boxes, Bags and Seasonal Boxes and Advent Calenders … Continue reading

October 15, 2017 · 9 Comments

Enjoying GLUTEN FREE Dinner @Remy @Disneyland Paris Park in France….

So at the Most Magical Place in Europe: can you enjoy a GOOD GLUTEN FREE Dinner at the Disneyland Paris Park? They’re;s quite a lot of choice with restaurants and … Continue reading

October 1, 2017 · 2 Comments

Eating GLUTEN FREE @Leggero Restaurant in Soho, London…

In the heart of London, previously reviewed as a Polentaria, London’s first GLUTEN FREE Italian Restaurant, this new incarnation Leggero  is probably more up my street with a reduction of … Continue reading

September 29, 2017 · 3 Comments

NEWS: Christmas is coming: Cadburys GLUTEN FREE 2017 Christmas Products released already…

I know some readers will be cursing me for mentioning Christmas already: It’s only September but of course, it gets earlier and earlier every year. Mondelez, owner of Cadburys have … Continue reading

September 14, 2017 · 11 Comments

Eating GLUTEN FREE Fish & Chips in Mariners Fish & Chip Shop, Paignton, Devon…

It’s a tradition when you’re visiting the British seaside to enjoy Fish’n’ Chips. I do adore the crunchy deep-fried batter wrapping soft white fish and of course proper Chip Shop … Continue reading

September 5, 2017 · 1 Comment

NEWS: Is this the strangest GLUTEN-FILLED Chocolate Bar: Cough Drop flavored KitKats (Nodo Ame Aji)….

Whilst KitKat bars are not GLUTEN FREE (as they contain biscuit made from Wheat Flour), I couldn’t resist sharing the latest flavour from Nestle which has been launched in Japan. … Continue reading

September 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

NEWS: GLUTEN FREE Walnut Whips without Walnuts and GLUTEN FREE Alternative “Whips” from M&S

Recently, changes with Chocolate products such as the shrinking of standard bars including Galaxy Bars and M&Ms, to the addition of more Milk in MilkyBars has been controversial, and largely … Continue reading

September 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

COMING SOON: Worlds First KitKat Cafe (in Toyko, Japan) and your GLUTEN FREE Alternative Chocolate Wafer Bar…

Even though KitKats aren’t GLUTEN FREE (as it contains a wafer biscuit) I couldn’t help sharing the exciting news after hearing that the NUTELLA CAFE was launched in the West … Continue reading

August 24, 2017 · 4 Comments

Enjoying my GLUTEN FREE Cornish Pasty on-the-go by The West Cornwall Pasty Company @Marylebone Station, London…

As a Judge of the FreeFrom Food Awards, one of the joys of being involved is learning about NEW products and of course trying them. Whilst I do enjoy the … Continue reading

August 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Enjoying My GLUTEN FREE Magnum Experience @Covent Garden Pop-Up (LONDON)

As previously advised back in June 2017, this Summer for a limited season: a reincarnation of the Magnum Experience shop which previously was enjoyed at Selfridges in London is back. … Continue reading

August 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

World’s First GLUTEN FREE Nutella Cafe Opens in Chicago, USA…

Following several popular popups,the official Nutella café run by Ferrero themselves has opened in Chicago, USA. Of course, Pure Nutella is GLUTEN FREE but not all the products on offer at … Continue reading

July 30, 2017 · 1 Comment

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