Category Archives for Gluten-free

Gluten-Free Peasant Bread

For the past year, the most frequent question asked on this blog is this: Can the peasant bread be made gluten-free? Everyone knows someone — a friend, an uncle, a cousin — recently diagnosed with Celiac disease who has had … Continue reading

21. March 2014 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Bread, Gluten-free | 18 comments

Toasted Muesli // Camping at Heart Lake, Lake Placid

If I were to look back on my life and find myself eating a bowl of muesli, it would most likely mean I was with my brother and sister at my dad’s house for the weekend. We would have found … Continue reading

12. September 2013 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Breakfast, Gluten-free, Steak, Travel | 47 comments

Millet Muffins

Every time I visit Philadelphia, I have high hopes of hitting up all of my favorite spots: La Colombe for a cappucino, Cafe Lutecia for a croissant, Ding Ho for fresh rice noodles, Reading Terminal Market for a soft pretzel, … Continue reading

31. August 2013 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Breakfast, Gluten-free, muffins | 51 comments

Quinoa with Walnuts, Radishes & Spring Onions • How to Cook Quinoa Properly • Fair Trade Quinoa

A few weeks ago I discovered that for all the years I have been cooking quinoa I have been doing it wrong. The quinoa I have made, as a result, while edible and receptive to countless seasonings and additions, has … Continue reading

03. April 2013 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: CSA, Gluten-free, Lunch, Salads, Side dishes, Vegetarian | 44 comments

Torta Caprese — Flourless Chocolate Almond Torte

On Christmas Eve my mother served this torta caprese — a flourless, chocolate-almond torte originating from the Isle of Capri — for dessert. If this is any indication of how it was received, not a single person sitting at the … Continue reading

05. February 2013 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Desserts, Gluten-free, Must Have Recipes, Olallie Cafe recipes | 35 comments

Lemon-Thyme Shortbread, C4C Gluten-Free Flour, Kerrygold Butter

Have you ever spotted Kerrygold butter at your super market? Inexplicably in the cheese section? And wondered if it were any good? Well, it is. My mother brought me some this weekend. She spoils me, still, at age 30. Along … Continue reading

03. May 2012 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Desserts, Gluten-free, Olallie Cafe recipes | 21 comments

Round 3: Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins

Whenever anyone asks me for a gluten-free recipe, I point them to two places: Gluten-Free Girl and Gluten-Free Goddess, two blogs with wonderful recipes and resources for celiacs. This recipe has been adapted from Gluten-Free Girl’s recipe for Blueberry Muffins … Continue reading

14. May 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Breakfast, Gluten-free | 3 comments

Gluten-Free Cooking Spree

First let me make known that I’ve borrowed this “Gluten-Free Cooking Spree” slogan from the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA), an amazing organization started by Alice Bast, a Philadelphia woman full of energy and initiative. I spoke with Bast … Continue reading

09. August 2007 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Bread, Desserts, Gluten-free | 1 comment