The Wheat Free Kitchen – our wedding cake!

Hi everyone, I’m back!!

Sorry for the blog / social media silence for the past few months / year but I’ve been fully engrossed in changing jobs and getting married, but as Rich and I are now Mr and Mrs I thought it was time to get back to the blogging, and what better way to start than with a review of our wedding cake! 🙂

From the start of the wedding planning process, we both agreed that all food at the wedding would be gluten free to avoid the risk of any potential cross contamination issues and to make sure that I wasn’t ill on our big day.

There are quite a few places in Bristol that make gluten free cakes and I got some quotes from these places, as well as asking around for suggestions at work. We also went to a wedding fayre at our wedding venue, and although the sample cakes there were amazing, there was little reassurance from anywhere I’d contacted that they could safely cope with making a gluten free cake.

Cue my lovely friends Gem and Beth at The Wheat Free Kitchen…

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Gluten Free Sweden

Flag_of_Sweden_svgAs many of you will be aware, I have recently returned from a trip to Sweden. The purpose of the trip was to attend our friends’ wedding in Vänersborg, but we decided to also spend a few days in Gothenburg.

This was my first trip abroad since my coeliac disease diagnosis and I was anxious as to what gluten free options would be available abroad, so before I went I took to Twitter and asked the gluten free community if they had any experiences of visiting Sweden and if there was anywhere they recommended.

If I hadn’t started my blog back in April, this was probably something that I wouldn’t have thought of doing as I wouldn’t have had the network to ask, but I’m very glad I did!

I was very reassured to find out that Sweden is one of the best places to visit for gluten free options. I contacted various hotels before booking and I was delighted that all of them confirmed that they could provide gluten free breakfast options! Continue reading