Chocolate Espresso Cake – Forget What You Know About Wheat(c)

   Kitchen Wisdom Gluten Free Chocolate Espresso Cake is so wonderful, your guests will beg for more!  While transforming this traditional Neapolitan recipe I chose to rely on eggs as the leavener to boost the gluten free flour.  The eggs provide protein, moisture and structure to baked goods.  Gluten Free flours are create weak bonds and…

Lasagne – Forget What You Know About Wheat(c)

       Kitchen Wisdom Gluten Free Lasagne is delicious and easy to assemble.  I grew up eating gluten rich pasta and often made Lasagna by boiling the noodles first. In later years, I moved on to the no boil method.  My experience has demonstrated that Gluten Free Lasagna pasta does not lend well to precooking….

Genetti – Forget What You Know About Wheat(c)

      Kitchen Wisdom Gluten Free Genetti is a traditional recipe  I grew up making  with my Great Aunties.   An old world treasure, one of those particular southern Italian biscotti which begins with just a bit of moisture and gets dryer over time.  Traditional in every way, they are a perfect accompaniment espresso or…

Spinach Fritters – Forget What You Know About Wheat©

     Kitchen Wisdom Gluten Free Spinach Fritters are and delicious!  Your guests will enjoy the flavor and texture of these outrageous appetizers.  Make ahead of time and re-heat just before serving. Preparation takes only a few minutes.  Any gluten free breadcrumb can work in this recipe, I process rice crackers to a meal as…

“Fried” Cauliflower Gluten Free – Forget What You Know About Wheat(c)

     Kitchen Wisdom Gluten Free “Fried” Cauliflower are great as an appetizer or side.  I am sure you will find these quite tasty.  I employ the “double dip” method – dipping the vegetable in egg and breadcrumb twice.  This forms a seriously delectable coating.  I used to make this recipe by frying the cauliflower…

Zucchini Bread – Forget What You Know About Wheat©

     Kitchen Wisdom Gluten Free Zucchini Bread brings the flavors and smells of Autumn in Vermont.  Moist and scrumptious, I hope you enjoy making zucchini bread for yourself!  Many culturally authentic Southern Italian (specifically Campanian) recipes I was raised with call for ground nuts.  I chose to use nut meal for increased protein, which helps…

Potatoes & Peppers – Forget What You Know About Wheat©

     Kitchen Wisdom Gluten Free Potatoes & Peppers is an Old World European country dish.  I learned it from my Italian Elders, but I have seen this same dish expressed in many ways from many cultures.  Growing up, this was Southern Italian Soul Food at its best.  Common for breakfast or brunch. Simple for dinner,…

Minestrone – Forget What You Know About Wheat(c)

     Kitchen Wisdom Gluten Free Minestrone, a simple vegetable soup which nourishes the body and brings warmth on a cold night.  I think a lot of people are familiar with this soup.  A basic farm soup, recipes such as this are common all over Europe and tables of American farming families.   “Big Soup” as…

Ricotta Cookies Gluten Free – Forget What You Know About Wheat(c)

      Kitchen Wisdom Gluten Free Ricotta Cookies are so amazingly delicious, your friends will literally beg for more!  These Biscotti di Ricotta are moist and delicious cookies from my youth.   The method of ingredient addition is of pinnacle importance in this recipe; one combines the sugar and egg first,  followed by the butter. …