LIVING GLUTEN-FREE HIDDEN GLUTEN

Food manufactured or prepared in any way could contain gluten, making it essential to read labels that don’t explicitly state “gluten-free.” Products labelled wheat-free are not necessarily GF. Celiacs and those with gluten intolerances faithfully avoid...

LIVING GLUTEN-FREE FLOURS CONTINUED

GF starches and flours used in blends can be confusing. Recipes often call for a ratio of about 80% starches to 20% whole grain flours. The following list is not exhaustive by any means – I’ve not even touched on most seeds, nuts and legumes. However, I have...

GOLDENROD CORNBREAD

Goldenrod Cornbread: This slightly-sweet gluten-free cornbread has a nutty, slightly herbaceous flavour thanks to the addition of fresh goldenrod flowers and a surprising orange colour with the addition of turmeric (which also adds some anti-inflammatory properties to...

LIVING GLUTEN-FREE, FLOUR

Adapting to a gluten-free diet may seem overwhelming – especially after reading recipes that call for flours and starches you’ve never heard of before. A gluten-free diet means eliminating all items that contain the proteins found in wheat, rye, barley and...

LIVING GLUTEN-FREE: DOUGHNUTS

As a child, trying to explain my aversion to gravy, English fish and chips, Melton Mowbray pie and Yorkshire Pudding to my family wasn’t easy. My Grandmother visibly cringed when introductions came around to me. Various aunts, uncles and cousins snickered, “The...