Tag Archives: Annalise Roberts

Gluten-Free Cherry Frangipane Tart

  It’s really all my mother’s fault. About eighteen months ago she called to tell me about a dessert that friends had brought to her house for a dinner party. She raved about the flavor, the texture and the beautiful color. What was all the fuss about? A cherry frangipane tart. She was practically swooning. And then the punch line: maybe you could make one? Well, I found out that there are a lot of interpretations of frangipane in the […]

Gluten-Free French Sauces from More Than Gourmet

  More Than Gourmet®, the gluten-free friendly sauce and stock company has done it again. They’ve introduced a line of high quality, all natural French sauces that home cooks can use to dress up any meal they want. There are five different kinds and they’re all excellent: Hollandaise, Béarnaise, Dijon Mustard, Lemon Dill, and Roquefort. The consistency and the flavors are as good or better than other sauces I bought in my pre-gluten-free days, and they’re significantly better than anything […]

Embrace the Slow FOOD NEWS Movement and Feed Your Mind

You might have noticed that I’ve been very quiet for the last month and a half. Or maybe you didn’t notice. Which is exactly my point. The number of food writers, food bloggers, food websites, food magazines, food TV shows, and cookbooks has grown exponentially. The gluten-free version of all these categories, though smaller, seems to have grown even more. There is an amazing amount of food content everywhere we look and very few curators. We can’t even count on […]

Gluten-Free Nostalgia for the Holidays- Ice Box Cake

  It all started when my friend Betsy told me she was making a chocolate icebox cake using Nabisco Famous Chocolate Wafers over the Thanksgiving holiday. After years of eating gluten-free, I realized I hadn’t made (or eaten) this iconic dessert from my childhood in more than a decade. It was time. Time for a little gluten-free nostalgia. I decided to make the cake the way I remembered it – a long log shape that is sliced on the diagonal; […]