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Ristorante Ichnusa: A Gluten Free Gem in Lavender Hill

Do you like hearty Italian food, reasonably-priced wine and supporting local businesses? Of course you do! Ristorante Ichnusa is a Sardinian restaurant I stumbled across on my travels around Battersea. I noticed that they had a sign outside proclaiming that they offer gluten free options (restaurants – this is a good thing to do), and after an encouraging chat with the manager Alberto, I vowed to pay them a visit. The restaurant is located on Lavender Hill, a pleasingly-named stretch of shops, cafes and bars (and about 10 million estate agencies) in Battersea. From their website:  ‘At Ristorante Ichnusa we offer the authentic taste of Sardinia, preparing our pastas and main courses in the same traditional way our grandmothers did when we were kids. Strong, bold flavours and the freshest ingredients combine with handmade delicacies and full bodied wine to produce an unforgettable experience for all who grace our tables.’ Upon visiting the restaurant, I was immediately impressed by three things. 1. They provide gluten free pasta and bread at no extra cost. 2. They are willing to adapt …