If you know someone gluten free who needs a little baking inspiration this Autumn, then send them my way! I'm teaching another course at River Cottage in November (hopefully after the house is built) and it promises to be delicious and informative day, with lots of hands on baking and a chance to ask all those nutrition questions.
We'll be baking my Cheaty Sourdough Bread, Buckwheat Breakfast Muffins, a Pissaladiere tart and the best ever Coconut Chocolate Brownies - gluten free or not! I'll also show you my famous green Pea Pikelets and Overnight Pancakes while you gather round with a cup of tea.
There will also be sessions on how to get the most out of your grains nutritionally, a guide to the enormous range of gluten free grains and flours available and we'll look at some tasty alternatives to bread and pasta. Throughout the day you're encouraged to ask as many questions as you like, to make sure that you go home feeling ready to get baking on your own with confidence.
Lunch at River Cottage is worth the trip alone! Always seasonal and beautifully cooked by the talented Park Farm chefs.
On previous courses we've had everyone from newly diagnosed coeliacs to old hands looking to spice up their repertoire. Everyone always remarks on how much they learned during the day. You don't even need to have an intolerance to get something from the course - this is your opportunity to discover a whole world of flavours beyond wheat, barley and rye!
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