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Do you breakfast like a King or is it like a pauper?

At Grange Farm in Lincolnshire they make sure that gets get not only a good start to the day, but allow them to try local ingredients. Photo: Grange Farm.

At the Grange B and B in East Barkwith in Lincolnshire, owner Sarah Stamp ensures that guests get not only a good start to the day, but allows them to try local ingredients. Photo: The Grange B and B.

There’s a well-known saying that we should ‘breakfast like a King, lunch like a Prince and dine like a pauper,’ but how many of us really live like this? Life’s demands and strains mean breakfast for many is when we eat like a pauper and our main meal is eaten at night. Read the rest of this entry

Gluten free and me

Me!

Me!

From a very young age I’ve been fascinated by the taste, smell and colour of food. I love food, it is that simple. Ten years ago I lost my passion for food after being diagnosed with an intolerance to wheat. Read the rest of this entry

The Lincolnshire Ploughmans lunch

A Lincolnshire ploughmans includes warm Lincolnshire sausages or locally made haslet. (Picture Railway Tavern).

This Lincolnshire Ploughmans includes warm Lincolnshire sausages or locally made haslet. (Picture Railway Tavern).

The ploughman’s is one of Britain’s most traditional and best loved lunches and has been served in pubs all over the county for over 50 years. But did you know that you can source all of the ingredients for this well-loved lunch in Lincolnshire? Read the rest of this entry

Gluten free food celebration at the Broadwalk Cafe in Lincoln

Picture of Natural World Cafe in Lincoln - tables and chairs in a green room.

The Broadwalk Cafe at the Natural World Centre in Lincoln include a number of gluten free dishes on their menu as they feel it is important to include all dietary requirements. Photo: MarketingNK.

The Natural World Centre in Lincoln will be celebrating all that is gluten free with a special menu on Saturday 30th May, 2015. To listen to my full interview with the head chef  Kirsty Falston, click on the audio player icon. Read the rest of this entry

Souper soup! You could have your recipe published in a new competition

Could you have a winning soup recipe hidden away in one of your recipe books? If so, dig it as it could be included in a new recpie book. Photo: Jefferyw

Could you have a winning soup recipe hidden away in one of your recipe books? If so, dig it as it could be included in a new recpie book. Photo: Jefferyw

As the days get longer and colder, soup once again becomes the nations favourite and to go to meal. Read the rest of this entry

A Little Luxury jam commemorates WWII

Jam and Metheringham airfield
A Little Luxury Jam is not only gluten free but supports the restoration of a Spitfire from WWII at Metheringham airfield, in Lincolnshire.

Guest post by Sue North

The official day that we remember the bravery of aircrews who took part in the Battle of Britain is fast approaching – but did you know that there’s a great gluten-free way that you can help to preserve that heritage? And all it involves is buying a pot of jam. 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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