Gluten free dining UAE
Having lived in Dubai for the best part of four years, I was subjected to some truly awful gluten free food. That being said, I also tasted some of the most delicious gluten free food too. Unfortunately for me, nine times out of ten, these dishes turned out to be unsafe for celiacs. Oopsy. I don’t know about you, but I find after so much time passes by with the constant ‘will I/won’t I get glutenated’ scenario running through your head, eating out can become more of a dread than a pleasure.
Eating out gluten free Dubai
In all honesty, I’d almost given up on eating out. Even in some of the more fancy fine dining restaurants here in the Middle East. It baffles me why so many people who are working in the food industry don’t hold their hands up and say… sorry, I don’t really understand or know what gluten is. Or perhaps…. I’m sorry, I’m not sure if this contains gluten. Instead of making a wild and often inaccurate guess. Not ideal. Anyway, I’d just about given up on this whole debacle.
Gluten free pizza fast food takeaway UAE
The thought of ever eating in a fast food joint and not getting ill, well, that was just laughable. At least until NKD Pizza came into the picture. Honestly, they are my savior. It makes me feel ‘normal’ that I can just order a takeaway without the hassle of trying to explain what gluten is and the HUUUUGE question of whether or not they can accommodate me. Better than that, when you call NKD Pizza to order a gluten free pizza, they even tell you if one of the toppings you ordered contains gluten. And then they ask you if you have any other allergies. Incredible.
NKD Pizza Dubai & Bahrain
I’ve never been so amazed in my life. Actually, I stand corrected. I’ve never been so amazed that a gluten free pizza can taste so good. My personal favorite – the gluten free base with feta, jalapenos, pepperoni, mushrooms and olives. Trust me, it’s delicious.
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