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There are tons of gluten free recipes here, plus other stuff related to gluten free travel and generally being out and about as a coeliac. You'll also catch my updates at Twitter.

The Best Gluten Free Scones in the World?

Published 24 August, 2014


"Do you have any gluten free cakes"

"No I'm sorry, we don't"... 

"But I can make you some gluten free scones!"

So went the conversation when we arrived at Lios Beag Cafe on the isle of Lismore, Argyll.

Lios Beag Cafe Lismore

We'd heard about the gluten free cakes at this cafe, and had biked-ferry-biked from Oban... Continue Reading

Gluten free Cuba

Published 28 January, 2014

This is just quick report on getting gluten free food in Cuba that I received by email. I thought it might help someone, somewhere so here it is. Thanks to Claude Vezina for sending it in...

Home grain / bean flour mill for sale

Published 18 December, 2013

It's a shame, but I'm selling my wooden home grain / bean flour mill made by Waldner Biotech (Waldner Biotech Combi Star Grain Mill). I say it's a shame, because it's such a lovely piece of kit, but not one I've used much.

Home flour mill

I originally bought it to help ensure that all my flours were 100%... Continue Reading

My FMT (fecal transplant) Treatment at the UK Taymount Clinic

Published 5 December, 2013

This is fairly off-topic for a celiac travel blog, but FMT (fecal microbiota transplant) treatment is saving lives, so I want to do what I can to promote it here in the UK.

I got my FMT at the Taymount Clinic near London, where they regularly see patients with Clostridium Difficile... Continue Reading

A Perfect Gluten Free Cruise in the Pacific Islands

Published 3 November, 2013

I recently returned from a 12 day cruise in the Pacific Islands on the Carnival Spirit and can thoroughly recommend them for anyone with celiac disease.

Gluten free cruising - new eBook

Published 3 September, 2013

I've never been on a cruise. And I'm not planning on it either. But, I do know that a lot of celiacs do (in fact, we've got a report from a cruising celiac coming up soon).

Mark Roseman and his physician wife both have fairly serious dietary restrictions, yet still chose to go on a cruise.... Continue Reading

Advice and tips for eating gluten free in Norway

Published 13 June, 2012

Norwegians seem to have a quite high awareness, not too hard to get people understand what you mean. In Norwegian gluten free is glutenfri.

Any tips for a celiac paleo in New York?

Published 8 May, 2012

I'm travelling to New York in August 2012 and I need tips on places to eat that will be scrupulous about their gluten free food, at the same time as providing options for the grain-free paleo diet that I follow.

Gluten free restaurant in Kingston-upon-Thames, London

Published 3 May, 2012

"I believe it's the only place you can eat & purchase fresh gluten free gnocci, tagliatelle and ravioli."

Gluten free restaurants, hotels etc in Holland

Published 2 May, 2012

A friendly Dutch celiac just sent this to me: http://livaad.nl/zoekenhorecaeng.php

Here's what he said about it:

When people have a good experience with gluten free food at a restaurant, they put a note on Livaad.nl
Also when the restaurant say that they can make gluten free food, but... Continue Reading

Gluten free B&B in Wolfville, NS Canada

Published 25 April, 2012

Gluten free B&B in Canada

Gluten free, dairy free, paleo cookbook for kids

Published 7 October, 2011

Eat Like a Dinosaur - a new kid-focused gluten free, casein free cookbook

As you may know, I eat a Paleo diet to manage food intolerance symptoms as it naturally excludes foodstuffs that promote auto-immunity (such as the lectins in pulses and casein in dairy). I find it really supporting... Continue Reading

Is Auckland, New Zealand, celiac heaven?

Published 1 September, 2011

When we spent a year in New Zealand, even back in 2002 the gluten free provision was impressive, but now...

Gluten free travel in Lisbon, Portugal

Published 26 August, 2011

"Don't expect your average Portuguese man or woman to know what coeliac disease is or what the word gluten means."

Gluten Free in Iceland

Published 18 August, 2011

Another celiac traveller has sent in a detailed and extremely useful account...

Gluten free hotel, Sorrento, Italy

Published 15 August, 2011

At Easter I travelled with my wife and daughter to the Hotel La Solara in Sorrento, Italy. After years of holidays seeking out suitable places to eat this hotel has to be the best. Nothing is too much trouble for them. They even arranged for the Sunday Gala Dinner a separate coeliac friendly alternatives just for us.

Update to Italian Gluten Free Restaurant Card

Published 9 August, 2011

If you're planning a trip to Italy any time soon, this should be useful to you. We've got a new Italian card, plus a list of our Italian gluten free resources at the bottom of the post.

From time to time, a native speaker emails me to say that one of our gluten free restaurant cards could... Continue Reading

Gluten Free Guide to France Book Review

Published 7 August, 2011

The Gluten Free Guide to France is every celiac's essential travelling companion for holidaying, working or living in France.

Gluten free restaurant in Riga, Latvia

Published 3 August, 2011

The best part of running CeliacTravel is hearing from people all over the world working out how to safely eat gluten free. Today was another fascinating little window into another celiac's life when I got an email from an American teacher in Latvia:

"I am a foodie and love eating out - but... Continue Reading

Gluten Free France - a New Celiac Travel Story

Published 2 August, 2011

Our roving reporter Katherine McMahon has sent in another terrifically helpful celiac travel story - this time about France. Katherine, who also blogs over at glutenfreetraveller, has been living in France for over a year and has put together a nice little guide - Living and travelling... Continue Reading

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