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Gluten Free Christmas Gift Guide 2015

It’s nearly Christmas, woohoo! I love this time of year, and especially love finding the perfect gift for my nearest and dearest. I know not everyone loves shopping as much as I do, so I’ve put together a gluten free Christmas gift guide. If you have a special gluten free person in your life that could do with a treat (or you’d like to treat yo’self!), read on. (THE best Christmas song, no?)  —————————————————————————————————————— 1. Sweet Mandarin Cookery Book & Dipping Sauces If you’re gluten free and missing Chinese food, you’ve got to check out Sweet Mandarin. I ate my first ever gluten free Chinese meal at their restaurant in Manchester and it was GLORIOUS. The recipes in this book are straightforward with colourful photographs (always a plus in my view) and each recipe has guidance on how to make the meal gluten and/or dairy free. Sweet Mandarin Cookery Book – total bargain at £3 from The Book People ————————– The dipping sauces are also very tasty.  Sweet Mandarin Dipping Sauces – £2.50 from Ocado —————————————————————————————————————— 2. Gluten Free Beer ‘Mystery Box’ For the gluten …

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Gluten Free Ravioli, Apple Pie & Gelato: Italian Treats in London

Gluten free ravioli is something that I’ve always wanted to try. Readers of this blog will know about my deep and abiding love for Italian food, but ravioli is something I have never been able to track down, a rarity in the gluten free world. This weekend however, I finally got a taste. On the spur of the moment, my boyfriend David and I attended a gluten free evening of Italian food, a collaboration between gluten free producer Coori and Ealing cafe Coda di Volpe. Reading about it in one of Coori’s subscriber emails and noting the gluten free ravioli, homemade gluten free apple pie & gelato and yummy-sounding Italian antipasti, my gluten free heart started beating that little bit faster – I had to go. —————————————————————————————————————— Where is it? The meal was at Coda di Volpe, which is a small cafe bar a few minutes from Ealing Broadway station. It feels somewhat off the beaten track. It also feels very Italian. It is run by Italians, Italian TV plays in the corner, the ingredients and deli food are imported from Italy, and overall  it reminded …