Kebabs at Ali Baba

Turkish is one of my favourite foods, but it’s an almost impossible challenge to find low-FODMAP Turkish food when dining out. Onion, garlic and wheat seem to be used generously in everything! Thanks to the many Ali Baba stores throughout Canberra though, I’ve been enjoying almost normal kebabs for dinner and out on shopping trips….

Melbourne trip

A couple of months ago I was was lucky enough to spend 5 days In Melbourne. Melbourne is the home of the low-FODMAP diet, and dining out heaven for me! Here’s a selection of the places I dined out at during my trip. Foddies Foddies is a Melbourne business dedicated to looking after those on…

Kagawa Japanese Dickson

I love Japanese food, and it’s really easy to find a low FODMAP option at most Japanese restaurants. Kagawa Japanese Restaurant is a popular option in Dickson. While I’m yet to fully explore the menu, they have some really tasty and fresh sushi and sashimi platters that keep me happy while my friends tuck into…

Bibimbap at Hangari Kimchi

Korean food is so popular in Canberra, but given how much garlic is generally used in Korean food, you may have been reluctant to tag along with your friends. Worry not, bibimbap is a delicious low-FODMAP option for us that seems to be on every Korean menu! Bibimbap means “mixed rice” in Korean. You can…

Curries at the Hungry Buddha

Good South Asian curries are one of the things I’ve missed most since starting the low-FODMAP diet. I’ve asked quite a few Indian restaurants in Canberra if they can make me something onion and garlic free, and so far I haven’t found one willing. However, the good folks at the Hungry Buddha Nepalese in Curtin were…

BrodDogs

Dec 2017 update: BrodDogs is no longer at the Hamlet, but you can still enjoy BrodBurgers in the city at the ANU Pop-up Village in Acton. I love the occasional hotdog, and thanks to BrodDogs¬†at the Hamlet in Braddon, I can enjoy a low-FODMAP version. They have gluten free sausages and hot dog buns. The…

Spudbar

December 2017 update: The Garema Place Canberra store has closed its doors, but you can still enjoy Spudbar at various outlets on your Melbourne trips. Spudbar is a great low-FODMAP and gluten free lunch or casual dinner option in the city centre in Canberra. The main carbohydrate that meals are based on is a big…