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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.

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

Specialist Gluten Free Travel Company Launches First Trip

Published 1 August, 2011

We all know how problematic travelling gluten free can be. Now you can get a fully managed gluten free vacation with a specialist gluten free travel company.

Eating gluten free in Tuscany, Italy

Published 13 June, 2011

A great report from a celiac travelling to, and staying in Tuscany, Italy, including information on the airline she used, specific gluten-free-friendly restaurants in Tuscany and other useful info.

Eating gluten free in Tuscany

Related info:

Italian gluten free restaurant card

Gluten free... Continue Reading

Getting gluten free food in Laos, Southeast Asia

Published 25 May, 2011

One of the great things about writing this blog is that gluten free travellers email me all the time with their travel stories. Today's is a mouth-watering treat from Rasha who has been travelling all over Asia. We've never had a report from Laos before (Laos is locked between Thailand and... Continue Reading

Gluten free in Sydney, Australia

Published 20 May, 2011

I keep coming across these cool local bloggers who have taken the time to list all the coeliac-friendly gluten free restaurants, shops etc in their town. Imagine how easy the world would be to navigate if we had a coeliac in every town doing this?!

Gluten free Sydney, Australia

Gluten free in New York

Published 17 May, 2011

Erin Smith of Gluten Free Globetrotter just got in touch about her new Gluten Free Map of New York City Based on this, I might just get myself over there - New York kind of looks like a coeliac's paradise.

New gluten free food shop in Venice, Italy

Published 16 May, 2011

A new shop catering to coeliacs opens in Venice, Italy, plus some details on gluten free restaurants in the city.

Gluten free cooking sauces from Table B’hote

Published 18 March, 2010

Is it illegal to put chocolate in shortbread? It may be here in Scotland, but if you don't tell anyone I reckon we'll get away with it ;-)

New gluten free restaurant review site

Published 26 January, 2010

I've just had an email from Kate who has started the new gluten free (and other food allergen) restaurant review site LeaveItOut.

How to test if your ‘gluten free’ food is really gluten free

Published 22 January, 2010

MD of gluten test company reveals high levels of gluten in 'gluten free' products

I don't know about you, but there have been many times where I know I've been glutened, but I can't work out where it came from. And if it happens repeatedly, it can drive you nuts! (actually, it was nuts... Continue Reading

Lamb heart stew

Published 16 January, 2010

Get about 1 kg of hearts (so you can freeze some), cut out the ventricles by cutting round inside the top of the heart with scissors. Leave the fat on.

Cut the hearts in half lengthways, then in half again. Get a pan with some lard nice and hot and brown the heart pieces quickly. Put... Continue Reading

Gluten free haggis

Published 15 January, 2010

Oh how I wailed when I was diagnosed coeliac - no more haggis! I have to admit, I love haggis. I would eat it every week if I could. And now maybe I can!

Truly gluten free fish and chips

Published 11 December, 2009

If you're anything like me, any time you hear a chip shop offering 'gluten free fish and chips', your ears prick up. Then, if you're anything like me, you start to think "Hmmm... do they really know what they're doing? I mean, there's batter everywhere... do they even know about cross-contamination in fryers... and what about in the warming cabinets... ok, maybe I won't bother..."

Review of gluten free ready meals

Published 30 November, 2009

I'd seen the 'Look What We Found' range of gluten free ready meals on the supermarket shelf for several months. As usual, I'd checked the ingredient list and had been impressed at the simplicity, and impressed that they didn't need a fridge. A handy stand-by to keep in the car glove box I... Continue Reading

Gluten free black pudding

Published 9 November, 2009

Along with gluten free haggis, gluten free black pudding (blood sausage) has been the holy grail of my food explorations. I've gone as far as to make my own gluten free sausages, but sourcing and handling all that blood is beyond me.

They are a small bore sausage. Much spicier than any other... Continue Reading

Gluten free indian restaurant in Glasgow - Dakhin

Published 7 November, 2009

If you're looking to eat out gluten free, Indian restaurants are one of the safer bets. Much Indian cuisine is naturally gluten free, with the use of wheat flour being confined mainly to breads such as naan.

But then there's always the danger of cross-contamination (check that the tandoori... Continue Reading

Gluten free hotel Mallorca

Published 19 October, 2009

The first time we came to Mallorca, we rented a villa so I could ensure that myself and other family members would have reliably gluten free food. But you know, 3 weeks cooking 3 meals a day, plus snacks, didn't feel much like a holiday so this year we decided to try going half board in a hotel.

Tarpas - Gluten free restaurant, Palma, Mallorca, Spain

Published 19 October, 2009

Tarpas restaurant in Palma, Mallorca isn't a gluten free restaurant in that it only serves gluten free food. Let's face it, that's a rarity if it exists at all.

What Tarpas is though, is a high quality restaurant where that staff are highly knowledgeable about the gluten free diet and... Continue Reading

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