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Gluten Free Cake Delivery!

Bespoke cake specialists Bakerdays know that no special occasion is complete without cake – a sentiment I’m sure you’ll agree with. But all too often gluten free folk are left out of the great ceremony of the cake… and that’s got to change.

 

Thankfully Bakerdays are leading the way – they now do gluten free cakes which can be fully customised according to your most obscure gluten free wishes. They do One Direction cakes too…

 

You can get little ones sent through the post, and they even fit through your letterbox, so you can prance about with a big old smile on your face all day knowing that CAKE awaits when you get home.

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Here’s a Bakerdays gluten free cake specially designed for grumps; it’s a beautiful thing. And it’s not just beautiful – it actually tastes great too. Not dry, not crumbly, in fact its all things a good cake should be. And it comes with oodles of icing and jam!

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All Bakerdays letterbox cakes come with candles and balloons, and they taste a whole lot better than a birthday card. If you want something a bit bigger though Bakerdays offer a huge range of sizes – serving up to SIXTY people. Or a few very greedy ones.

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Order before 2pm to get your cake the very next day. A gluten free letterbox cake will set you back £17.99. Dairy free cakes are available too.

 

Cakes by post. It’s the future.

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Bakerdays website: bakerdays.com

Gluten Free Grilling with the Tefal Optigrill

I love a gadget. And I’ve just got a new one. It’s called Optigrill… and it’s practically perfect in every way. Made by Tefal, the Optigrill is a sort of jazzed up George Foreman, which by some sort of witchcraft knows how long to cook all sorts of different foodstuffs. Even steak.

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Free From Find: Perkier Foods

I’m a big fan of the recent influx of gluten free companies flogging their free from delights on our supermarket shelves, but one I hadn’t tried (until now) was Perkier foods.

 

The brand is totally recognisable with bright packaging and plenty of talk of snafflers, and it’s all gluten free, wheat free and free from artificial colours or flavours. So when a scrumptious little food parcel from Perkier arrived on my doorstep I was more than happy to do a little taste testing for them…

 

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Perkier make breakfast cereals, porridge pots and loads of naughty treats like rocky road and tiffin bars. I loved the porridge pots – it’s pretty tricky to find gluten free breakfasts when one’s out and about, so if you’re on the hunt the Perkier pots are well worth a try.

 

 

I loved the apple, cinnamon and raisin variety personally, but the golden syrup’s not bad either. Can’t have too much sweetness of a morning, can you?

 

My absolute favourite Perkier food item though has to go to the tiffin bars, which also come in little bite-size pieces for sharing with friends. Or for eating on your own in a dark room whilst watching nonsense tely such as “My Big Boob Hell”, which, incidentally, is a very interesting documentary full of facts. Not at all likely to rot your mind and turn your brain to marbles. Not at all.

 

 

Perkier snacks are definitely good, I had to fight the gluten-lovers for them. So they must be good. Eat some, you’ll see.

 

10/10

 

Gluten Free: Yes, yep, yes indeed.

 

perkier.co.uk

DS Gluten Free Pastry

There are few things more difficult than baking with gluten free pastry. Instead you may consider finding a needle in a haystack, walking on water or purchasing a jar of tartan paint. If you are up for a challenge, though, or just have a craving for pie that no pastry-pretenders will satisfy, I recommend this: FROZEN GLUTEN FREE PASTRY of the Gods.

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Product Review: Udi’s Gluten Free

There are some things which come swimming across the pond that really should have stayed put. Take Justin Bieber, for instance, or that peanut butter which is half peanut butter half ‘jelly’. And the jelly isn’t even jelly at all, it’s some sort of jam-meets-syrup hybrid that’ll make all your teeth fall straight out of your head whilst your feet run around in continuous circles until all the molten sugar fuel runs out and you collapse to the floor in a sweating, shivering mess. Yeah that. They can have that back. Continue reading Product Review: Udi’s Gluten Free

Product Review: Love Raw Gluten Free Bars

There are some foods that are just so virtuous you feel like you’re adding years on to your life just by eating them. Love Raw bars are one of these foods. They’re organic, unprocessed, nutritionally dense and jam-packed with vitamins and minerals. Pure superfood.

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