During our first walk back in the English countryside we ended the walk with a picnic in the woods. No one was around, all was quiet and we ruminated about what it’s like being back in Britain. The problem with returning is that everyone just acts like your time away was a blip in the timeline … More Picnics are best when they’re gluten free
Mid-term week in April gave us an unexpected week off from work and we decided to head out of China and search for a super laid-back holiday. I LOVE planning and organising and normally create elaborate plans for everything we will see and do but with Chiang Mai we decided to change our holiday style … More Chilling out in Chiang Mai
There is a proverb about Shanghai which says, “Shanghai is heaven for the rich, hell for the poor“. I would say instead that China is heaven for those with no food allergies/intolerance, hell for those who do! For me that means no gluten. Shanghai, however, did manage to provide a range of gluten free options. … More Gluten free travels in Shanghai
Before coming to live in China, I found few resources about living and travelling in China as a coeliac. I hope my experiences from the past year can help those who aspire to visit China but are petrified by the idea of being glutened whilst on holiday. The idea of eating at a restaurant in … More Gluten free travel in China
I get asked this question a lot by my Chinese students. Part of teaching English at a Chinese University includes English Corner, the hour I would dread the most every week. Students converge into a room to talk to the small number of foreign teachers at the University. The issues I have with English corner … More Do you like Chinese food?
Scroll past the pictures for the full recipe. This is for a pan-fried buckwheat based bread. Normally I use it as a pizza base because it has a solid “deep-pan” structure which can handle being cut up without falling into pieces. You could use it as a quick bread alternative if you wanted – though, … More Gluten Free No-oven Pizza Recipe
Before travelling to Cambodia I tried to find as much information as possible about eating gluten free in Cambodia. Most accounts I could find from others with coeliac disease said that they found the country “difficult” and that it was hard to eat gluten free. I have no doubt that compared to say, Europe or the U.S., it … More Gluten free in Cambodia