My favourite UK coffee shops and cafés for gluten-free options

My top five gluten-free UK chain coffee shops & cafés

Today’s post brings my next gluten-free eating out guide, with some tips and recommendations for getting a coeliac-friendly snack when out and about on the UK high street! When I say ‘gluten-free chains’, I don’t mean coffee shops that are ENTIRELY gluten free, but rather chains that offer something for people eating a gluten-free diet. If […] Read more…

The perfect gluten-free loaf cake

The perfect gluten-free loaf cake: three ways

Loaf cake is such a favourite of mine. There’s something so comforting and homely about it in its simplicity – for me, while I also love a delicately iced cupcake or a slice of brownie, there’s nothing better than a thick wedge of really good loaf cake alongside a hot cup of coffee. Nevertheless, it […] Read more…

Aldi bars gluten-free review

Review: Aldi Raw & Paleo Bars

If you’re not familiar with the whole raw / paleo bars fad, here’s a quick crash course. They’re snack bars made entirely from natural, unprocessed foods, usually dates, nuts and ‘natural flavouring’, which have been cold pressed together to form a bar. They contain no added sugar – just what naturally occurs in the dates, […] Read more…

A gluten-free week in Amsterdam

If you’re thinking of going to Amsterdam and are looking for advice as to where to eat gluten free – well, then lucky you! I bloomin’ love Amsterdam, and writing this post was such a pleasure, both in terms of reliving the great gluten-free food I had there, and just as a reminder of how […] Read more…

gluten-free vegetarian pasta bake

Mushroom, mozzarella & tomato gluten-free pasta bake

What beautiful weather we had over this weekend! In celebration of the first inklings of spring (and, dare I say it, summer?) sunshine, I’m bringing you a little slice of Italy with this gluten-free, vegetarian mozzarella pasta bake! We had a simply lovely weekend, and this delicious dinner played a starring role. Saturday was spent […] Read more…

Weekend Baking: Raw, vegan and gluten-free ginger slice

Today’s update brings another post in my weekend baking series, which is more casual in style and offers a recap of any gluten-free ventures attempted over my weekend! On the agenda today are Cheltenham’s new vegetarian café, Kindness & Co., making gluten-free sweet treats for Mother’s Day and a coeliac’s perspective on the new vegan cookbook Beautifully Real […] Read more…

Eating out gluten-free: A weekend in Brighton

For our fifth anniversary back in January, Greg and I headed off to Brighton for the weekend. The land of Zoella and many other bloggers, Brighton is a very trendy place to go and shop at the moment – however, it’s also the home of some truly amazing places to eat, gluten-free or otherwise. A comprehensive […] Read more…

Gluten-Free Red Velvet Red Nose Day Cupcakes!

Who doesn’t love a good red velvet cupcake? An oh-so-fashionable American bakery import, it ticks all the right boxes: with a rich chocolate flavour, light sponge, and deliciously tangy cream cheese icing, they’re also easy to make, and really rather pretty. Plus, red velvet is another cake that’s very simple to get right gluten free, seeing […] Read more…

Weekend Baking: Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

After all that highfalutin’ talk in my introductory post, I’m now going to take things back a little by sharing a recipe for gluten-free chocolate chip cookies. They’re beautiful and basic but oh so delicious. If you get the bake on a chocolate chip cookie just right, and it’s all soft and slightly melty inside, […] Read more…

Gluten-free UK Baking

Introducing Brioche for Belsy

Soft, sugared brioche; café-perfect red velvet cake; glazed, flaked Danish pastries; buttery croissants; crusty bread, warm from the oven and spread with jam: these are all foods that I love, and foods that I mourned as gone for good when I was diagnosed with coeliac disease. Three years ago, when I was waiting to get the […] Read more…

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