How to Make Anything Gluten Free

How to Make Anything Gluten Free: Over 100 Recipes for Everything from Home Comforts to Fakeaways, Cakes to Dessert, Brunch to Bread  Life goes full circle it is not that many years ago that Becky Excell was reviewing the products from my now defunct gluten free bakery: MANDY’S GLUTEN FREE – GLUTEN FREE PIES & […]


Aliness Health and Beauty – Review

As a coeliac I am naturally interested in heath and nutrition and in these covid times I tend to purchase my vitamins and supplements online. Rather than giving all my custom to the corporate giant Amazon I like to give smaller companies a chance. Recently I stumbled across Aliness and was impressed by the range […]

The Pie Life Sticky Toffee Pudding

Following on from my review of The Pie Life Gluten-Free Pies here is my review of their gluten-free Sticky Toffee Pudding. Sticky toffee pudding is one of my favourite puddings. It was one of my popular lines when I ran the bakery. My son’s girlfriend at the time wouldn’t eat normal sticky toffee puddings because […]

The Pie Life Review

I was contacted by The Pie Life and ask if I would like to try a selection of their pies, well being an ex-pie maker I jumped at the chance to try them. I have seen them Facebook and are getting some fab reviews. You can order these online at I was contacted to […]

Tesco Free From Christmas 2019 Review

Its starting to look like Christmas in Tesco for those of us that need Gluten Free. Here is the free from Christmas 2019 selection that they have on the shelves. Deep filled mince pies. These were my favourite last year, and at £1.50 for four really good value for money. These are new this year […]

Gluten Free Haribo Balla Stixx

Here are the new gluten free Haribo Balla Stixx these can be found on Amazon. They are also in the Co-op and are £1 a packet. You will find them on the freefrom shelves not with the other sweets. I can’t remember the last time I had one of these as they always had wheat […]

It’s beginning to look like Christmas on the Sainsbury free from aisle

I was in Sainsburys today getting my Promise Rolls and its beginning to look like Christmas on the Sainsbury free from aisle. I do like a mince pie with a difference and they have three different mince pies to choose from and not that bad in price they start at £1.55. There are Christmas puddings […]

Panda Panda Chinese Restaurant and Takeaway

Last night me and Keith had a meal at Panda Panda Chinese Restaurant and Takeaway in Bishop Auckland. We have been meaning to go for a while now but work and things got in the way I first saw that it could cater for gluten free when it was mentioned by someone on the County […]

Old El Paso Gluten Free Fajita Kit

I’ve been wanting to try the Old El Paso Gluten Free Fajita Kit for a while now but the price tag of around £5 in the main supermarkets has always put me off to be honest, I always thought it was a rip off compared to the normal ones. I was so happy when Aldi […]

The Twisted Curry Co Ceylon Curry

Curry night in our house is generally using one of The Twisted Curry Co mixes, we love them. They are so easy to use, there is a full range of curry mixes from mild ones right up to the hottest one, and we have had it and boy was it hot and that’s the naga […]