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World Chocolate Day 7th July

Oh yes, it’s true! An actual day to celebrate chocolate and therefore chocoholics 🙂 I don’t think of myself as a sweet person (tastes and personality!) I can go months without having a chocolate but then at other times I could sit and eat bar after bar or a whole box. So here are my […]

Wheat Sucks! Adam Cooks Everything

Wheat Sucks! That’s not just my opinion but also that of Adam from Adam Cooks Everything! Check out his website and – even more tantalisingly – his YouTube channel! I have written previously about my own struggle with a wheat free diet since my diagnosis of a wheat allergy in 2001. Adam’s wife and son have coeliac […]

World Milk Day 1st June

It’s World Milk Day! I love milk and drink several glasses of it everyday. My kids love it too and would happily eat milk-drenched cereal for every meal if let them! So to celebrate the day, I decided to make a treat from my childhood, instant milky dessert! At university I would eat a whole […]

Pride comes before a fall (not so happy Easter Monday 17th April)

This is not the post I wanted or planned to be writing. I was all excited and planned to do some celebratory gloating. But I can’t 🙁 You see, I was going to write and film me enjoying Aldi‘s Chocies Easter egg. I have not eaten Smarties in years because they have wheat in them […]

Chocolate shortbread

I LOVE shortbread. I have 2 recipes that I usually use but my mum made a chocolate version and told me to try it. Being wheat free I had to create my own recipe to get the ratios to work with wheat free flour: Ingredients: 135g Wheat free plain flour (I used Dove’s Farm) 55g […]