Lava cake is the perfect dessert for 2, especially on Valentine’s Day! It is known by several other names: chocolate lava cake, molten chocolate cake, fondant, chocolate fondant, fondant pudding, chocolate coulant, coulant au chocolat, and chocolate moelleux. This gluten free lava cake is made no differently than its gluten cousin. You only need to ensure that you use … Continue reading Gluten Free Lava Cake
Duchess potatoes, also known as duchesse potatoes, are a French dish, pommes de terre duchesse, consisting of seasoned mashed potatoes, made stiffer than traditional mashed potatoes, with the addition of egg, in this case, egg yolks. They are piped using a piping bag or device, and browned just enough to accent the design. Most recipes call … Continue reading Duchess Potatoes (Naturally Gluten Free)
Another great way to make a turkey casserole with your leftover turkey from Thanksgiving is to make a gluten free turkey divan, which is a creamy casserole made with pasta, broccoli and cheese. The original version, chicken divan originates from a hotel in New York that served it long ago. What really makes this recipe, … Continue reading Gluten Free Turkey Divan
Carol Fenster is a gluten free culinary genius! This month Carol brings us a gluten free macaron recipe. At first I thought she made a typo by leaving out an “o”, to find out that it isn’t a typo at all. Read on to find out what French Macarons are! By a quick Google search … Continue reading Gluten-Free French Macarons
You make a gluten free casserole fancy by making this chicken divan, a chicken casserole usually served with broccoli, almonds, and Mornay sauce (a béchamel sauce (basic white sauce) with cheese added). Chicken Divan was invented at and named after the old Divan Parisienne Restaurant in the New York Chatham Hotel, which is no longer in existence.
I am half Italian and love my cream puffs, especially filled with custard. I grew up eating them from the historic Italian bakery in San Francisco, Victoria Pastry. Now I can have gluten free cream puffs and so can you. They are so delicious! You can always fill them with whipped cream or any favorite … Continue reading Gluten Free Cream Puffs