Anthony took me out for a lovely dinner last week to Fredrick’s in Angel, Islington. He wanted to try out his new Taste Card he got a trial of a few weeks ago so he looked on their website for somewhere nice around Upper Street that had a good taste card offer. Fredrick’s was advertising buy one get one free on all courses which seemed excellent value considering this place is one of the top destinations in Angel and main courses range in price up to £28. It is a really nice venue for a date or special dinner, with a lovely conservatory area at the back and some interesting trees growing in the middle of the restaurant!
I first came across BFree and their Multigrain Wraps at the allergy show back in June (see my post about it) and it was definitely one of the highlights. This is the first time id come across proper gluten free ‘tortilla’ wraps after years of looking on with jealously when my friends ordered their fajitas. These wraps from BFree are the real deal – my wheat eating friends say they can’t tell the difference! They hold together well, you can freeze them and defrost them very quickly at mealtimes but best of all, they are only 99 calories each! Compare this to 200 calories per wrap of a leading brand of wheat tortillas this makes them a healthier alternative. What’s more, you could replace your usual gluten free sandwiches with these wraps for a lower calorie lunch, a leading brand of gluten free bread has up to 210 calories per two slices. They also have the added benefit of being high in fibre, dairy free and egg free so anyone can enjoy them. They are currently stocked in Continue reading
My parents were down in London a couple of weeks ago visiting me and my sister. We were treating them to dinner on the Saturday night somewhere in Covent Garden and a friend recommended Bill’s Restaurant so I searched the menu. I couldn’t see the golden ‘GF’ logo or any mention of gluten free so I emailed them directly (which I usually do anywhere I go to double check) . I received a lovely reply from Georgina stating they had lots of gluten free options or adaptations available – it looked like half the menu was GF and they even had gluten free bread on offer- hurrah!! Here is the full list of what they had: