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The Boatshed, Ballarat

Lake Wendouree in Ballarat is the perfect backdrop for a leisurely lunch, and The Boatshed restaurant is literally right on the lake. The menu is modern and fresh with a few gluten free options, including: Pan fried sardines on petit potatoes with chilli and garlic infused fennel, citrus dressing and Seared tuna in sesame and poppy(…)

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Creperie Le Triskel, Melbourne

Creperie Le Triskel, Melbourne

Who doesn’t love a beautiful crepe? Creperie Le Triskel is in the hustle and bustle of Hardware Lane in Melbourne’s CBD. It’s a small little family run cafe that makes you feel like you’ve stepped into a little laneway in Paris. Open for breakfast, brunch and lunch, they serve 100% buckwheat flour crepes with both(…)

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Safe House Gluten Free, South Yarra

Safe House Gluten Free, South Yarra

There’s not a lot of places in Melbourne, or anywhere, that are 100% gluten free. Lucky for all the coeliacs out there, Safe House Gluten Free in South Yarra is a brand new cafe where 100% of the food is gluten free. No gluten to be found. Their menu has a really wide range of(…)

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Gluten free travel: Waikiki

Gluten free travel: Waikiki

I love living in Melbourne, but sometimes, just sometimes, I get completely sick of the weather and need to escape to some sunshine. Hawaii, although a bit of a long way away, is a perfect place for an escape. If you’re staying in Waikiki, you can get a perfect mix of shopping, beach and great(…)

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Fussy Pots, Ashburton

Fussy Pots, Ashburton

Fussy Pots cafe in Ashburton is a cute little cafe and a great place to take the little kids or big kids. It’s not every day you get to draw on your tablecloth with crayons as you have your coffee! There are quite a few gluten free options for breakfast and lunch and some cute(…)

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Monk & Me, Camberwell

Monk & Me, Camberwell

It’s always nice to find a new gluten free Asian restaurant – Monk & Me is a Malaysian restaurant in Camberwell, just opposite Rivoli cinema and down the road from Camberwell Junction. It’s not new however, it’s been around for years…this is just the first time we’ve tried it. The good thing is there are(…)

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Mina-no-ei, Collingwood

Mina-no-ei, Collingwood

Mina-no-ei, Japanese for “everyone’s home” is a funky cafe / restaurant in a big warehouse building in a Collingwood side street. It’s a lovely industrial loft style feel with a homely, simple menu serving breakfast and lunch. The menu changes quite often but there are usually at least a few gluten free options available. A(…)

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Melbourne Good Food & Wine Show 2014

Melbourne Good Food & Wine Show 2014

I was lucky to attend the Good Food & Wine show this weekend to participate in a Casa Barilla Cooking School session and cook up a gluten free pasta storm! We made a really easy, quick 20 minute pasta recipe that was delicious. Below is the recipe. Pasta with Italian sausage, pan roasted winter vegetables,(…)

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The Greek Deli & Taverna, South Yarra

The Greek Deli & Taverna, South Yarra

The Greek Deli is on Chapel St, right near the corner of Toorak Rd. It’s a restaurant I’ve walked past a lot but never really gone in… Well I tried it with a few friends for lunch the other week. The menu is traditional Greek, with meat, meat, fish and more meat. They have a(…)

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Barilla Gluten Free Pasta

Barilla Gluten Free Pasta

This post is sponsored by Barilla The latest addition in the gluten free pasta world is from Barilla – Italy’s number one pasta brand. We gave it a taste this week and were impressed at how much it didn’t taste like your typical gluten free pasta (which really, let’s be honest, can be pretty darn(…)

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