Categotry Archives: Gluten-Free Flour Mixes

Gluten-Free Baking Classics – The Heirloom Collection

As many of you know, I’ve been working on this project for several years. I had the luxury of being able to spend a lot of time testing flour blends, different kinds of gums to replace gluten, inulin, seed gels, psyllium husk powder, protein isolates, modified starches, methylcellulose, and other ingredients that aren’t yet available to home bakers.

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The Gluten-Free-Bread Baking-with-Psyllium-Husks-Powder Test

If my email box is any indictor, some of you have been wondering if psyllium husk REALLY is the next best thing since sliced gluten-free bread. This bulk laxative, fiber supplement, and colon cleanser is produced from the seed of the Plantago plant (a plant that has a long history of medicinal use here on earth). I wondered about it, too, especially since several cookbook writers and many bloggers started using it a couple of years ago to replace xanthan […]

The Wild West Days of Celiac

The Wild West Days of Celiac

Most of you who’ve heard me speak, or taken a class with me, or use the recipes and advice in my cookbooks, my foodphilosopher.com website, or here on this blog, know that I find it difficult to say much of anything in just a few words. Perhaps that is the philosopher in me, but I love the luxury of more leisurely writing. I like to linger over my thoughts and I like having the time to play with my words […]

What Do the Flours in Your Gluten-Free Mixes Weigh?

  Here we are in the dog days of summer and I’ve been thinking about baking. In the past year, I’ve received more than the usual number of inquiries asking me how much the gluten-free flours that  I use in my gluten-free flour mixes actually weigh. And so I’m finally going to put the weights, along with an explanation, here as a blog post for anyone who’s interested (I had already posted most of them in a less detailed response […]