Renting a place (whether that’s Airbnb or a chalet somewhere) is the easiest way to make sure you have gluten-free options on holiday. Unfortunately, there’ve been other people in that rental before you & they might not share your dedication to avoiding gluten cross-contamination.
Here’s what I do to make sure I can eat safely in a rented kitchen.
It starts before you leave, really. You’ll want to bring some (dish) towels to make sure you’ve got something that’s gluten-free to clean up with in the first place. If the place you’re renting comes with linen included, make sure it’s cleaned by a dry cleaners, because they put everything in sealed plastic bags. The last thing you want is finding those clean towels sitting on the worktops in the kitchen when you walk in. [Read more…]