Catering for multiple food intolerances and allergies at Wagamama

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Restaurants should look to Wagamama as an example of how to cater properly for those with multiple food intolerances or allergies. Yes I know, I know, I moan a lot about how difficult it is to eat out when you have multiple food intolerances or allergies, but I’ll keep on… Continue reading »

Free From Fairy gluten free wholegrain plain flour

How to make gluten free bread - A Free From Life

I’ve been following the Free From Fairy’s blog for some time now. Having developed her own blend of gluten free flour that doesn’t contain rice flour, she’s used it to develop lot’s of scrummy looking baked goods, both savoury and sweet. I’m not a fan of rice flour either, not… Continue reading »

Italy with the kids – Viareggio, Tuscany

A typical street of Viareggio, Italy - A Free From Life

Just a half-hour drive from Pisa airport, Viareggio, the second largest town in the province of Lucca, turned out to be our ‘city break’ with a difference. We just had our annual Italy fix in what started out with the intention of being a city break. Having booked cheap flights… Continue reading »

Koko Dairy Free review

Koko Dairy Free review - A Free From Life

Finding an alternative to dairy is not easy I have a son who is dairy intolerant and at one time, the only real alternative was soya milk. Although he has that when we go out to a coffee shop or restaurant (because that’s usually all they offer), I don’t give… Continue reading »

Tips for planning a trip to Disneyland

Tips for planning your Disney trip - A Free From Life

Planning a trip to Disneyland Florida can be a daunting task. I know, because I’ve recently done it and I’d like to share a few tips to help make your trip run as smoothly as possible. Booking Are you going to go for a package holiday or book flights and… Continue reading »

Birthday celebrations in Orlando, ‘free-from’ style – Erin McKenna’s Bakery review

Gluten and dairy free birthday cake - A Free From Life

My son is a Christmas Day baby and we normally spend the morning opening Christmas presents and doing the Christmas ‘thing’, with the afternoon then reserved for Birthday. We have lunch at midday, with Birthday cake for pudding instead of traditional Christmas pud. I usually make a cake because gluten… Continue reading »

Gluten free in London – Niche restaurant review

Gluten free in London - Niche Restaurant review - A Free From Life

A girls’ get together and a special birthday, what better excuse than to go to a restaurant I’ve been dying to try out ever since I heard about it. Niche is a 100% gluten free restaurant near Sadler’s Wells theatre and Angel tube station in Islington. I’ve seen so many… Continue reading »

Family time in Sorrento – culture, dining gluten and dairy free and enjoying swings in a cafe!

Family holiday to Sorrento - A Free From Life

Our latest trip with the children took us to Italy, to Sorrento on the beautiful Amalfi coast. Having been there as a couple, many moons ago, we wanted the kids to experience the rich history of the area. They are now at an age where they appreciate a bit of… Continue reading »