What is cross contamination?.... Cross contamination is when allergy safe foods or drinks come in contact with allergens via cooking, equipment or the storing process. And one of the biggest ways to have a gluten whoopsy is due to cross contamination. What I have noticed is that many food providers believe they are providing GF … Continue reading What can cause cross contamination?
Bigger doesn't always mean better.... I'm always interested in how large companies manage food allergies. When I went to Disney Paris, as a huge company I expected a good range of allergy suitable options, sadly that wasnt the case. Find out more about my Disney trips here and here too. I admit at times it … Continue reading Chester Zoo
Suprise suprise.... It still suprise's me everyday how many people are confused about what gluten is. This isnt me being rude towards people who dont know, and Im always happy to infom but still it's suprising and concerning especially if that person is a food provider. Things people have asked me....... Sadly nowadays alot of … Continue reading What grains are good grains
Natasha's story.... Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, 15, collapsed during a flight from Heathrow UK in July 2016. She had a severe sesame allergy and was unaware she had eaten sesame prior to boarding her flight. Her father administered 2 adrenalin injections but Natasha sadly past away in a hospital in Nice. Natasha had consumed a sandwich from … Continue reading Natasha’s law
Oooooohhhh cake..... Eveybody know's you cant beat a good cake; be a classic victoria sponge or a fancy rainbow sprinkle pinata cake. A cake makes your day. And what could make any cake better; a locally made one. Today I visited Blakemere village, Northwich for their veggie-licious food fest. Their food fest brought together local … Continue reading Does staying local makes cakes taste better?
Firstly, hello again! Sorry ive been AWOL, sometimes life just gets in the way and takes over, but I'm back and ready go! Restrications in the UK are being lifted which is great but the pandemic is still here and its kind of sad The sad that makes me crave chocolate, lots and lots of … Continue reading Sometimes you just need chocolate….
Check those labels.... The coronavirus pandemic is still going strong sadly but there has been a development in the vaccine scene. In the UK the vaccines have been given the go ahead and they have been offered to several groups of people so far, including the group I fall under the health and social care … Continue reading Vaccination time, but do I go for it?
Date night in the livingroom.... With Covid-19 restriction still in play and the UK in full lockdown dining out has once again had to stop. So dining in is the new eating out! You don't need to be the next Gordon Ramsey to make a tasty home cooked meal All you need is some bits … Continue reading Ready, steady, homeCOOK!
When a Manchester girl goes to Liverpool.... This week I was invited to visit The Albert Dock and experience some of the wonderful attractions and restaurants they have to offer as part of their #AllWrappedUp campaign. I have been to Liverpool lots of times but I have to admit I have not ventured onto The … Continue reading No curries, no brownies? Perfect!
The real me.... I started this blog to share information, support others and build the community we have as food allergy sufferers. However, I don't want this to be solely about the food restrictions and good food finds; its also about the person behind the allergy. Those other issues that arise with food allergies not … Continue reading frenemies-food and wellbeing