Love Croydon, hate gluten? Here’s where to eat

Posted on August 18th, by Andy Ellis in Culture. 1 Comment

Andy Ellis’s essential guide to coeliac Croydon

Let’s begin with a few words about gluten. It is a mix of proteins found in wheat, rye, oats and barley and, by extension, common foods such as bread, cakes and beer. It also finds its way into numerous processed and packaged items. To avert a common misconception, gluten does not occur in corn, maize, rice, buckwheat or nuts.

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Restaurant review: Caribsoul, George Street

Posted on October 16th, by Marcia Henry-Morgan in Culture. 4 comments

Marcia Henry-Morgan enjoys her jerk chicken with rice and peas, but suggests you don’t ask for ice and lemon with your glass of tap-water

46 George Street, Croydon CR0 1PB

Time from East Croydon:  5 minutes

I have been told that Croydon has a cornucopia of eateries and this I have seen for myself. From takeaways and restaurants to cake shops and niche … Read More »