Ingredient

Is ‘chestnut’ a ‘nut’?


One of the most interesting things I have learnt in my food allergy journey is that a‘food allergist is a doctor and not a nutritionist/food scientist/chef’! If we have questions related to specific foods (apart from common foods) and their potential to cause an allergic reaction our best bet is to: If you have access… Continue reading Is ‘chestnut’ a ‘nut’?

Parents' nuggets of wisdom

Allergic Living – be careful ‘each time, every time’!


We have come a long way from the days when my little one’s diet consisted entirely of rice and Neocate. Awesome!!! 🙂 However, that also means -mommy has to be extra careful. So often, it seems like he can almost have everything and yet ‘not quite’! This is the stage when food-allergy sufferers/ caregivers cannot let their guard down. We… Continue reading Allergic Living – be careful ‘each time, every time’!

Product Review

DariFree: a dairy-free milk alternative!


Yes – I am still around and working furiously on getting fun and unique input for AllergyFoodie 🙂  Am presently on a 2 month culinary journey in India. The objective – ferret out forgotten old family recipes from the deep recesses of my aunts’ memories! As we talk by the kitchen fire – long-forgotten memories… Continue reading DariFree: a dairy-free milk alternative!