Monthly Archives: July 2014

Gluten free gin and lemon cake

Gluten free gin and lemon cake. This is perfect for any gin fan.

Gluten free gin and lemon cake. This is perfect for any gin fan.

One of my favourite drinks is gin. My Grandmother for as long as I can remember has been a gin drinker. When visiting her in Spain she always had a glass of gin and tonic while preparing dinner, 6 o’clock in her house was gin o’clock.

As a very young child I was fascinated that this drink not only included cubes of ice to keep the drink cool, but it had to be served with a wedge of lemon. Read the rest of this entry

Lincolnshire Show – Great local producers and some gluten free finds

Lincolnshire is well know for its great range of fresh local produce.

Lincolnshire is well know for its great range of fresh local produce.

The Lincolnshire Show has celebrated its 130th year on the 18th and 19th June. The show is about celebrating all the great things about Lincolnshire and one of those is food.

The Lincolnshire showground dedicates a large area to locally produced food and mall companies come far and wide to show off their produce. Read the rest of this entry

Lincolnshire Show – Lincolnshire Co-operative championing local

The Lincolnshire Co-operative are proud to champion local producers from all over Lincolnshire.

The Lincolnshire Co-operative are proud to champion local producers from all over Lincolnshire.

This years the Lincolnshire Show celebrated its 130th year. The show is about celebrating all the great things about Lincolnshire and one of those is food.

The showground dedicates a large area to locally produced food and one of the biggest companies there this year was Lincolnshire Co-operative. They are owned by their members in Lincolnshire and Newark and have been for over 150 years. Read the rest of this entry

Lincolnshire Show 2014 – Poachers Brewery

Poacher Brewery is a micro- brewery based in North Hykeham near to Lincoln.

Poacher Brewery is a micro- brewery based in North Hykeham near to Lincoln.

At this years Lincolnshire Show food and drink producers from all over the county gathered in Lincoln to showcase their locally grown and locally made produce.

The Show which took place at the Lincolnshire Show ground on the  18th  and 19th June attracted visitors from all over the county. This year was the 130th Show and over the years the event has evolved into a great day out for families, schools and people from the county, who want to celebrate all that’s great about Lincolnshire in a fun and educational environment.

The Show’s roots will always be in agriculture, but now shopping, delicious food, attractions and rides all have a place over this two day event.

One of the many food and drink exhibitors was Poachers Brewery from North Hykeham just outside of Lincoln. The micro brewery is owned by George Batterbee who has been making local bitters and ales for over 14 years.  Read the rest of this entry

Versitle blogger award

It is greta honour being awarded this blogger award and thank you for reading.

It is great honour being awarded this blogger award and thank you for reading.

Samantha’s Gluten Free Food Spot has won a blogging award.

The Versatile Blogger Award is about recognising the talents of those who bring something special to others lives through blogging.

Samantha’s Gluten Free Food Spot was set up two years ago and has been a great experience and a huge learning curve. One of the many reasons  that I set up the blog was to show the world that it is possible to make great tasting gluten free food yourself. Read the rest of this entry

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