Gluten, Nut And Milk Free Ambient Store Meal Pouches

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  1. Stroppy Bird

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    I like to have a couple of Look What We Found meal pouches on the van for if I've got nothing else in or I can't get to a shop, or I just really can't be bothered to cook from scratch. They're great because the pouches don't need to be refrigerated and they can just be heated up on the hob - oh, and they don't contain any naff preservatives etc.

    http://www.lookwhatwefound.co.uk

    Anyway, today I got my order from them and inside was a flyer for another of their companies

    http://www.ilumiworld.com/products#

    These are similar, ambient store, heat on the hob pouches that are all Gluten, Nut and Milk free. I obviously haven't tried any of them yet but if they're of the same quality as the Look What We Found ones then they should be ok.

    I don't suffer from any food allergies myself but thought that I would post this as I know that some of you guys and gals do, and that you may find these handy as a store cupboard emergency or as in my case, just as a really can't be bothered option.
     
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  2. Milliemobile

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    Will have a good look at these, we usually take a stock of tined curries, but they are heavy, this kind of stuff looks ideal :)

    Lin
     
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    Those look interesting, the normal stuff, not the gluten and wotsit free which thankfully we don't need. Unlike tins they shouldn't rattle although I doubt there is much weight saving. An empty tin weighs next to nothing, it is the contents where the weight comes from. They should be a good emergency backup. I take it they have a reasonable shelf life?
     
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    We've had a few of the gluten free options, very tasty and easy to prepare.
     
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    Will have a look as it's nice to have some stuff in for "emergency" situations.
     
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    It's up to about 12 months shelf life. The stuff that I've just got is April 2016. When you click through to each item it says what the BB date is.
     
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    Have you tried keeping a few Fray Bentos glutton free tinned PIES in for a rainy day??? They store really well for years. (y)
     
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    They store more or less indefinitely provided you don't try and eat one. :)
     
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