Hello! So I have been AWOL for almost a year and I would love to say its due to exploration and excitment but alas basic life took over and squashed my spark. However, I did manage to take my first steps on US soil and reep the benefits of San Fransico life amidst the humdrum … Continue reading Allergic Foodies goes to……San Fransico
Category: Food allergies and intolerance
5 top restaurants in Chester for those with food restrictions
Hanky panky pancakes If you enjoy a amazing dessert in a cute as a button diner Hanky Panky pancakes is your type of place. The best part of hanky panky is their understanding of food allergies, intolerance and restrictions. You can't have something they will 99.9% of the time have a tasty alternitive to offer … Continue reading 5 top restaurants in Chester for those with food restrictions
Is Google trying to tell us something?
Suggesting or mind control.... We have probably all done this in the past where you have been told to Google a subject and see what suggestions it throws up. Well I thought I'd see what Google has to say when it comes to gluten free. But first I think we need to know why Google … Continue reading Is Google trying to tell us something?
A new year start but a bigger belt….
New year, new you.... As the New Year rolls in a lot of folks start their next journey with a new years resolution or 2 and for some that means a new diet or a change to their eating habits. I know Ive spoken before about food fades and I have to admit, for me, … Continue reading A new year start but a bigger belt….
And its all over for another year….
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all! The festive period is always portrated as a wholesome, warming family driven time of the year and for most it is. However, for some its not. Not to be a grinch but for me this years festivities have not been jolly and bright but a time … Continue reading And its all over for another year….
Vegan market fun!
Off to the market I go.... I've said it before and will say it again local and artisan markets are brilliant places to find unique vendors selling amazing products. They are also a great way to support and put money back into the local community so its a win win in my book. Last Saturday … Continue reading Vegan market fun!
What can cause cross contamination?
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
What grains are good grains
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