Cafes, Gluten Free London, Restaurants
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Gluten-free Food Porn – Honest Burgers and WAGfree treats

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I’m in trouble. I don’t think I can go back to supermarket gluten-free food. I stopped by Brixton Village Market this weekend, with the express purpose of gorging on beautiful gluten-free food. Now I’m hooked.

My friend M and I started at Honest Burger, which turned out to be a sort of meaty mecca; a place that serves burgers so good that even my non-meat-loving friend could not resist having one. I had a beef burger with cheddar on a gluten-free bun (a good one!) and rosemary salted chips, served with lashing of ketchup and lemony water to wash it all down. It. Was. Divine. I wish I had taken a photo to better illustrate this, but really, just go. You may have to queue, but for fantastic food at a quite reasonable price (about £8 for a very filling and delicious meal) I’d say it is worth it.

After we stumbled out of the burger joint, we patted our food babies and headed to The WAGfree Cafe. Once again, I was in food heaven. I wanted to run away with everything, but in the end bought a big hunk of bread and a naughty cherry chocolate gateaux (pictured above and below) .

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I am not exaggerating when I say that the bread is the best I have ever had. It is the first gluten-free bread I have tried in 20+ years that has tasted as I imagine ‘normal’ bread does. It is perfectly squidgy yet properly browned and crunchy on the outside. It is glorious. I either need to move to Brixton or order in bulk.

The cherry chocolate gateaux was also divine. It was ruined somewhat by one of the cats in my flat deciding to lick it, but what I ate of it was perfect. These are sold at Selfridge’s as well as the WAGfree Brixton cafe, and though they look a little small for the price, once you take it out of the wrappings it is enough for treat to share.

I hope to be back at WAGfree for more very soon, supermarket freefrom just doesn’t come close.