Saturday the 18th March noticed the return of the Bristol Free From Pageant – a implausible gluten free, dairy free and sugar free meals honest which has been going from energy to energy over the previous few years.
Gluten free meals gala’s are in brief provide today, so it’s wonderful to see these one rising a lot. Pre-covid, there was a great deal of Coeliac UK’s meals gala’s run by native teams however in the previous few years there was a decline with group volunteers in lots of locations which suggests they simply cannot run them.
This yr additionally noticed all of the Allergy Present’s cancelled which was nice for gluten free, regardless of the current decline in gluten free merchandise and extra concentrate on vegan in them. Nonetheless, the occasion organisers going into liquidation has meant they’ve all been cancelled (or, on the very least, postponed till additional discover).
The Free From Pageant ran from 11am-6pm at Doc in Bristol which was tremendous straightforward to get to from Cabot Circus and your complete time we have been there’s was buzzing with individuals taking in all of the totally different stalls, having fun with food and drinks from the bar and pop up eating places and watching all of the totally different audio system.
I loved my total time on the Free From Pageant, although if I am trustworthy I missed many of the audio system…I used to be to busy wandering spherical all of the stalls taking in all of the manufacturers I hadn’t heard of – and a few I had! There have been so many stalls that took my consideration, some did not essentially attraction to me however sounded fascinating others I fell in love with, so listed here are the stalls that I feel you must try!
Inventive NatureI like Inventive Nature and when you observe me of Fb I’m certain you already know that. There gnawbles are the most effective various I’ve discovered to Malteasers (that are after all not gluten free) and I additionally love their packet mixes, the waffle combine is the most effective I’ve tried.
Undoubtedly test them out additionally when you use code COELIACSANCTUARY10 you will get 10% off your order with them!
Klepper & KlepperLicorice! Why is it so arduous to get gluten free?! Regardless of being arduous to get it’s on the market and that is actually wonderful! Klepper and Klepper do each candy and salty licorice free from the highest 14 allergens. Do you know salty licorice is the desire within the Netherlands the place licorice is extraordinarily fashionable?
When you cannot purchase off their web site you could find native stockists or purchase the salty one from from or the candy from Licorice Heaven
Try Klepper and Klepper’s web site.
The Protein Ball CoI are likely to make plenty of my very own energy or protein balls however I’m not one to show down prepared made ones and these are nice! So many alternative flavours and one thing like 65 energy a ball so nice for a bit nibble filled with flavour. I ended up shopping for just a few totally different ones to carry house.
You should purchase the luggage in bundles of 10 from off their web site, nice for holding available for snacks.
LiberateWho would not like a crumpet! Liberate are actually among the greatest ones I’ve tried, greatest stored within the fridge or freezer I at all times have some available and made certain to fill up whereas I used to be on the honest. These crumpets are each gluten and dairy free and so scrumptious, actually the most effective ones available on the market. I heard them saying they’re releasing new merchandise quickly too together with English Muffins!
Purchase their crumpets off their web site and you can too be part of their factors reward membership too
Beaky BlindersI did not do that one because the queue was HUGE however this gluten and dairy free bakery had probably the most wonderful trying brownies, quiches and desserts. In addition they had quite a lot of vegan decisions too. Their unit relies within the New Forest, Hampshire so if you would like bespoke desserts and reside native to there they’re one to take a look at. They do publish out their blondies and brownies to wherever across the UK in keeping with their wesbite although.
Try their web site proper right here.
Tenuta MarmorelleI’ve seen this pasta rather a lot in farm retailers across the UK, however by no means earlier than have a seen gluten free cannelloni shells! This producer has so many alternative styles of pasta and in addition do pizza bases and sauces. Within the farm retailers these things is not low cost however is healthier high quality than plenty of the store purchased pasta.
If you do not have a farm store close by that shares them, you should buy from them straight on their web site.
Get pleasure from ChocolateIn case you are dairy free in addition to gluten free then Get pleasure from is certainly a model to strive, they achieve this many alternative flavours of chocolate and might be one of many nicer dairy free candies which might be round.
Examine them out and purchase on their web site.
Area PhysicianArea Physician have lately handed their gluten free lab testing to make sure their gluten free meals are actually Coeliac protected. They’ve a great deal of frozen prepared meals that are nice to have available for a fast meal. From curries, to pasta and cottage pie there’s hundreds to select from with many dairy free choices too!
To see all their gluten free meals head over to their web site.
HeckIf there’s a meals honest, you’ll be able to assure Heck might be there! All their sausages are gluten free, whether or not meaty or meat free and so they achieve this many types today too. In order for you gluten free sausage to your breakfast, positively one price attempting.
These will be purchased from most supermarkets or try what they do on their web site.
Zest Plant Based mostly SaucesFrom tomato sauces to pesto, Zest have quite a lot of totally different sauces to strive all of that are gluten free, dairy free and vegan. Whereas I did not strive any as they weren’t actually my factor, they appear like nice merchandise for a fast meals!
Examine them out on their web site.
BoundlessI’ve needed to have the ability to purchase little sachets of nuts for ages however all of the grocery store ones carry could comprises so I used to be tremendous completely happy to search out Boundless on the Free From Pageant, simply easy sachets of nuts and seeds which made nice wholesome snacks. In addition to these, they do activated chips (or crisps) that are produced from sorghum and yellow peas and a phenomenal crisp alternate options.
Take a nosy at their merchandise on their web site.
Luxlo GinAs a none drinker, this wasn’t one I spent a lot time taking a look at nevertheless as a decrease calorie various to gin I’m certain it should curiosity some. At simply 28 energy per 25ml shot it’s round 1/3 of the energy of standard gin. They’d some fascinating trying flavours too. Although it was a bit on the expensive dimension.
When you fancy looking, right here is the web site.
RawBuzzI like cocao bars and these have been lovely, only a few components, naturally gluten, dairy and refined sugar free. The one problem is they’re greatest stored within the fridge so I could not purchase any whereas there with having a 3 hour drive house. When you like a pleasant chocolatey however barely more healthy snack although they’re one to strive.
Try all of the flavours of bars on their web site – although I’m uncertain the place you’ll be able to truly purchase them!
Hungry ScarecrowI had not heard of this one earlier than however I admit she has a tremendous packet combine for each rustic bread and focaccia! Completely lovely and pretty priced. She additionally has a mixture for pizza bases and rolls as nicely that I’ll positively be trying out sooner or later! Her combine is free from gluten, dairy, eggs and soy and is appropriate for vegans too
Try her totally different mixes on her web site.
Isabella Taylors BakeryWhereas by far not the most affordable cake stand, she certain did have some lovely desserts! Whereas she is not a very gluten free bakery she does do gluten free, dairy free and vegan choices (all choices have been free from these on the present). Sadly, she is simply a neighborhood baker and will be discovered on Bury St Edmunds Market or bespoke orders will be made on her web site.
In case you are native and need to test her out, right here is her web site.
Loopy Bastard SaucesWhen you like scorching sauce, then test these out, among the hottest sauces made with out components and sugar and are vegan and gluten free. I did not dare contact them, I’m not a spice fan and a few of these sound tremendous scorching – there’s not an opportunity I’m attempting carolina reaper chillis!
When you like burning your style buds off, test them out.
T. Buckwheat TeaSurprisingly good! I wasn’t certain what to anticipate with this one but it surely type of jogs my memory of Weetabix in an odd means. I good tea although, barely nutty, caffeine free various too common tea and one thing a bit totally different. Value checking it out!
Purchase or get a free pattern on their web site.
BunchBeautiful hazelnut unfold, like Nutella however more healthy and with chunky bits. Completely pleasant which if why I finished myself paying £7 a bottle as I might have sat and drunk it. Nonetheless, when you have will energy is it a tremendous various to Nutella and is dairy free when you want that.
General I had a fab day on the Free From Pageant, it’s at all times nice to search out and check out some new manufacturers and fill up on favourites too – these occasions are likely to have particular occasion pricing so you’ll be able to usually choose up issues a bit cheaper. There may be one other occasion due in London on the twenty seventh Could – Free From Pageant might be asserting particulars for this quickly. Hopefully there might be one other occasion in Bristol as nicely subsequent yr. If you can also make them, give them a go to!
Try Free From Pageant’s web site for exhibitors from this yr and former years plus maintain an eye fixed for upcoming present data.