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Yorica! Allergy friendly desserts in London *Closed*

Yorica! Allergy friendly desserts in London *Closed*

November 2020 – Yorica announced they will not be reopening this store after the latest Covid shutdown.  Yorica is a boon for more than just gluten free, they are free from the 14 major allergens! This creates a safe environment for those with dietary issues to enjoy their delicious ice creams, soft serves, frozen yoghurt, […]

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Melbourne’s gluten free donut explosion!

Melbourne’s gluten free donut explosion!

When I was first diagnosed with coeliac disease, doughnuts / donuts became a distant memory. Now we have sooo many options for gluten free donuts in Melbourne with freshly cooked donuts available at markets, donut shops that are open 24/7 and several gluten free bakeries around town producing cinnamon, jam and iced donuts. This post […]

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Bella Italia – a Coeliac UK accredited chain

Bella Italia – a Coeliac UK accredited chain

By on November 1, 2019 in UK Restaurant Reviews with 0 Comments

Bella Italia is a restaurant chain in the UK that has been operating for 25 years. They are accredited by Coeliac UK and there is a separate preparation area for the gluten free meals and your meal comes with a sticker to show it is gluten free. You can read more about how gluten free […]

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100% gluten free Victoria, Australia

100% gluten free Victoria, Australia

This list outlines all the 100% gluten free options around Victoria, Australia to help coeliacs plan safe eating while travelling around the lovely state of Victoria. The criteria for inclusion is that the food has to be 100% gluten free (ensuring no cross contamination risk) and have its own outlet that you can visit. The areas […]

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Pizza Express – gluten free pizza in the UK

Pizza Express – gluten free pizza in the UK

By on October 18, 2019 in UK Restaurant Reviews with 3 Comments

Pizza is usually a gluten filled food that coeliacs miss out on – but not so at Pizza Express. where you can have pizza, pasta, risotto, their famous dough balls as well as dessert!  Coeliac UK are doing wonderful work with some of the large chains, training them in all matters gluten free. How they do […]

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Hemp Kitchen – 100% gluten free St Kilda *closed*

Hemp Kitchen – 100% gluten free St Kilda *closed*

*Unfortunately it appears Hemp Kitchen has not survived the COVID-19 pandemic and has closed* Hemp Kitchen in St Kilda is a modern eatery with an Italian twist. As the name suggests, hemp flour is at its heart. Everyone’s first reaction is a joke about getting high, but there is a difference between hemp and marijuana. […]

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Maison De Crepes, Christchurch, NZ

Maison De Crepes, Christchurch, NZ

Gluten free crepes in Christchurch, New Zealand We had two visits to Maison De Crepes whilst in Christchurch as crepes are one of my favourite foods! They are located on St Aspah street which seems to be where some of the Christhchurch nightlife is centred (and the cinema is around the corner), so that might […]

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Marie Anita’s 100% gluten free cafe, Gold Coast

Marie Anita’s 100% gluten free cafe, Gold Coast

Marie Anita’s is a lovely entirely gluten free café and bakery in Mermaid Beach on the Gold Coast.  Mermaid Beach is  just 15 minutes drive from Surfers Paradise, so worth a trip if you are holidaying locally. It is a daytime café offering breakfast, lunch as well as coffee and cake.  The menu is available online […]

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Cheltenham RSL & Bentleigh RSL gluten free menus

Cheltenham RSL & Bentleigh RSL gluten free menus

The bistros at both the Cheltenham RSL and Bentleigh RSL have been accredited by Coeliac Australia. The restaurant manager of both sites has a son with coeliac disease, so understands the need for safe practices in the kitchen and staff training. These two Melbourne RSLs have a gluten free menu (with several pages of options!) […]

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Totally Gluten Free Bakery in Christchurch, NZ

Totally Gluten Free Bakery in Christchurch, NZ

The Totally Gluten Free Bakery is a 100% gluten free bakery in Christchurch, New Zealand. It is located just outside of the city centre on Colombo Street, Sydenham.  It is a takeaway only bakery, with a large variety of cakes, biscuits, breads and frozen foods such as pies. Passing through Christchurch while on holiday in […]

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