Italian Apple Cake (Grain and Gluten-Free)

Italian Apple Cake

I was so pleased when Ginny contacted me and asked if I’d like to be part of the blog tour for a brand new book published by her mom’s company: A Family Farm in Tuscany: Recipes and Stories from Fattoria Poggio Alloro. I am definitely a cookbook junkie…and I’m particularly excited about books that celebrate seasonal sustainable foods.

The photos that grace A Family Farm in Tuscany are so dreamy: flipping through them had me seriously contemplating a Tuscan vacation (I’ve never been). I want to go even more after reading the tales and cooking a few of the comforting recipes from the farm featured in the book.

Italian apple cake

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Coconut Raisin Scones (Gluten-Free and Vegan)

gluten free raisin scones

Welcome to the May Gluten-Free Ratio Rally! Lauren is the host this month, and our “assignment” was to make scones. I’ll get to these coconut raisin scones in a moment but first let me tell you about the Ratio Rally. The purpose of the Ratio Rally is to get us more comfortable and confident baking … Read more

Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins with Teff Flour

I haven’t had any berries in what seems like forever. If I’d been really smart, I would have frozen lots of local ones last summer so I’d have a stash to dive into all winter. But I wasn’t/didn’t. So while I felt kind of guilty about buying blueberries this time of year, when I spied … Read more

Gluten Free Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

These pumpkin chocolate chip muffins, adapted from talented gluten-free blogger and cookbook author Elana Amsterdam, are dense and extremely moist, with the perfect amount of seasonal pumpkin flavor. Adding the chocolate chips is optional, but highly recommended. I baked these in this cute muffin tin I took home from the Frigidaire/Save the Children event (courtesy … Read more