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Review: Thornleys gluten free recipe mixes

Thorleys offer a great range of gluten free sauces that are easy to use and have a great flavour.

Thorleys offer a great range of gluten free sauces that are easy to use and have a great flavour.

When it comes to convince food I am split. On one hand I like the idea of quick and easy meals for those lazy days. But on the other hand I love cooking and I know how to cook and like to use the kitchen as my space to de-stress after a long day at work.

Is a packet sauce classed as a convenience food? Or does it help make the cooking process a little simpler? I think it is a mixture of both and having tried some gluten free recipe mixes from Thornelys I will be keeping a couple of these is my kitchen cupboards because they are not only quick and easy to use, but they are packed full of flavour.

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#AtoZchallenge

A2Z-BADGE [2014] - Support - smallThroughout April I will be blogging a gluten free food post a day as part of the AtoZchallenge.

Bloggers all over the globe will be showing off their talents and writing about lots of different topics.

I am very much looking forward to the challenge and have lots of gluten free treat ideas for you. I hope that you like them.

You can find the hashtags on twitter – #atozchallenge or you can check out their website.

Gluten free food spots…

There are some great gluten free products that are available in the UK and Europe.

There are some great gluten free products that are available in the UK and Europe.

The range of gluten free products that are available now in the UK and Europe now is pretty impressive. Read the rest of this entry

Gluten free Christmas Cake inspired by Grandma

My finished gluten free Christmas cake that was inspired by my Grandmothers recipe

My finished gluten free Christmas cake that was inspired by my Grandmothers recipe.

Across the world there are several traditions that we like to keep at Christmas time. In the UK many household will spend at least two months making and feeding Christmas cake with brandy or a liquor of their choice. Read the rest of this entry

Gluten free finds that made me smile

Some new gluten free products that can be found in Lincolnshire Co-ops. Ciabatta rolls and chocolate biscuits with a cream filling :)

Some new gluten free products that can be found in Lincolnshire Co-ops. Ciabatta rolls and chocolate biscuits with a cream filling 🙂

Over the last eight years I have re-discovered and re-educated myself about food. We need it to survive, but what about when food is not always your friend and can be your worst enemy. Read the rest of this entry

Tim (aka my Dad) donates another £5000 to charity

Flt. Sgt. Pidoux has donated a second cheque to a military charity

Flt. Sgt. Pidoux has donated a second cheque to a military charity

Flight Sergeant Tim Pidoux has raised another £5000 for a leading military charity.  Read the rest of this entry

Race for Life – a personal challenge

Myself and friend Sam at last years Race for Life in Sheffield - 39 minutes was our time.

Myself and friend Sam at last years Race for Life in Sheffield – 39 minutes was our time.

A little bit of self publicity I am sure has never done anyone any harm, especially if it’s for a great cause.

This year my friend Sam and I and hopefully joined by another friend, Ali, will run Race for Life in Sheffield. It’s a personal challenge for me for many reason – I am not a natural born runner and most certainly not physically built for running and I want to make a difference. Read the rest of this entry

Day 15: Conclusions and goodbye to the Costa Blanca

The sun sets over Moraira, Costa Blanca

Over the past four weeks I have been talking to and meeting lots of different British people who live and work here on the Costa Blanca for Siren FM and Euranet. I have really enjoyed my time and have a real understanding of what it is like to live here in Spain. Read the rest of this entry

Day 12: Restaurant life on the Costa Blanca

Photo by: Arno Wesselink

Many British people who come to Spain to live and work, dream of owing a bar or restaurant in the sun, from the outside it seems like the perfect life. Read the rest of this entry

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