Sunday, 22 October 2017

Freakonomics Podcast: The Demonization of Gluten

The team over at Freakonomics never fail to produce excellent podcasts.
This week, they have addressed Gluten.

This is very informative and very high quality content. Spend 45 minutes to listen when you can.
I use the iPhone app: Stitcher to manage my podcast listening.

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Sunday, 9 October 2016

Gluten Free Expo, Melbourne 2016 - Video

If you weren't able to visit the Gluten Free Expo in Melbourne this year. Here are some highlights.

List of exhibitors seen in the video

Coeliac Society Victoria & Tasmania

Simply Wize

Vitality Bakehouse bread

San Remo pasta

Pure Gluten Free Bakery - Treat No Wheat Cafe

O’Brien Beer

Little Earth Bakery - Bread

Australian Gluten-Free Life magazine

Windsor Park Country Flavour - Yo Yo's

Helgas & Country Life bread (part of Goodman Fielder)

Barilla pasta



Genius bread

AVS Organic Foods - Non-Dairy Cheese

The Mixing Bowl Cupcakes - Brunswick

Happy Camper - Pizza van

Greek Street Food by Kara’s Kalamaki

Unforgettable Products

No Grainer

Gluten Free Bakehouse & Zehnder

Macarons De Paris

Freedom Foods


Mrs Macs Pies

The Whole Foodies

Ardor Food Co - Nutella Donuts & crepes

Sue Shepherd

Pana Chocolate

Food For Health


See You All Next Year!!

Monday, 3 October 2016

2016 Gluten Free Expo, Melbourne

The Gluten Free Expo and Conference is on again in Melbourne on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th of October, 2016 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (Jeffs' Shed).

Conference hosted by World Champion Aerial Skier, Jacqui Cooper
Assoc Prof Don Cameron - Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Dr Jason Tye-Din - Gastroenterologist
Jim Kantidakis - Physchologist
Kim Menzies - Dietitian
and more. 

Full details of the show at

GF Expo is presented by The Coeliac Society of Victoria & Tasmania

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Sweet William Dairy Free Chocolate Recall

Sweet William are recalling many of their Dairy Free chocolate range due to the presence of DAIRY.

Full information is available at

Sunday, 27 March 2016

Dairy Free Easter Eggs from Moo Free Chocolate

Here is another gluten & dairy free chocolate egg that we have seen this Easter.
This one is Soya free and Vegan.

Ingredients listed as:

  • Cocoa solids [45%] (cocoa butter, cocoa mass)
  • Sugar [35%]
  • Rice powder [20%]
  • (The ingredients above are Organic ingredients)
  • Sunflower lecithin (E322)
  • Natural flavouring

Made in Britain

Available in Coles

Thursday, 24 March 2016

Aldi Choices Free From Easter Eggs

Aldi "Choices" Free From Easter Eggs

Aldi has an option for those of us needing a dairy free, gluten free, egg free and vegan Easter Egg.

The "Choices" brand Free From Easter egg
115g for $5.99

As with most Aldi items, stocks are limited.

We tried the White Chocolate version and the ingredients are list as:

  • Sugar
  • Cocoa butter
  • Inulin
  • Maltodextrin
  • Maize Flour
  • Coconut Oil
  • Emulsifier:(Soya Lecithin)
  • Flavourings
  • Cocoa solids 30% minimum.
  • Contains no artificial colours or preservatives.

Manufactured in Ireland

Note that this does contain Inulin, which could impact on you if you are following a Low FODMAP diet.

Saturday, 17 October 2015

TV - The Intolerant Cooks

Tracy Bartram & Richard Barassi present a TV series with recipes for people with food intolerances from locations around Victoria.

Set your recorder for channel 7TWO at 2:30 on Saturday.
Full Episodes and Recipes are also available on their website at: