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….
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….
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 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?