Author Archives: Adam McIntyre

Adam McIntyre
Hi, I'm Adam. I've been a diagnosed Coeliac for over a decade. I love to travel, eat out and party with friends, and I never let gluten get in the way!
Basics

What is Xanthan Gum and Why is it in Gluten Free Food?

What is Xanthan Gum?

For the best part of the last five years I have lived in Thailand. In Thailand, gluten free rice-based dishes are commonplace and ingredients are mostly purchased fresh everyday at ‘wet markets’.

Outside of big cities, western dishes are not so popular, and equally-so gluten-free alternatives simply don’t exist.

Whilst living in Thailand, I would rarely eat any gluten free breads or biscuits because my local supermarket didn’t stock them. I made do without.

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Lifestyle

Why are Gluten-Free Products so Expensive?

Why are Gluten Free Products So Expensive?

As a coeliac or someone suffering from gluten sensitivity, it’s easy to think that the gluten-free product manufacturers are out to get you.

A popular complaint in the gluten-free community is that when compared to regular products, gluten-free options are regularly twice the price, if not much more.

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