Gluten Free

By Isabella Reynolds

What does being Gluten Intolerant mean?

Someone who experiences being Gluten Intolerant has to have a diet that excludes the protein gluten. Gluten is found in grains such as wheat, barley, and rye.

A gluten-free diet is used to treat people with celiac disease as gluten causes inflammation in the small intestines of people with celiac disease. By eating a gluten-free diet, it helps people with celiac disease control their signs and symptoms and prevent complications.


Gluten Free Diets : What Is Gluten?

Did You Know?

That 1 in every 100 Australians experience being Gluten Intolerant or having Coeliac Disease.


So out of your friends, there will at least be one person intolerant to gluten.

Another interesting fact is that it is 2-3 times more common for a lady than a man to be Gluten Intolerant.

A Gluten Free Recipe for You to Try

Luscious Little Lemon Puddings with Raspberry Coulis

Serves 4


Ingredients
  • 4 eggs
  • 2/3 cups of Caster Sugar
  • 1/2 cup of Lemon Juice
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon Zest, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup (125mL) pouring cream

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 160 degrees celsius.
  2. Prepare a water bath.
  3. Whisk eggs and sugar till thick, then stir in the juice and zest and gently whisk in the cream. Pour 4 x 125mL ramekins and bake in the water bath for 20-25 minutes or until just set. Remove the puddings and cool, then cover and refrigerate till needed.
  4. Serve puddings at room temperature, dusted with pure icing sugar.


Raspberry Coulis Recipe


Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen raspberries
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Method

  1. In a saucepan over moderate heat, begin crushing berries with a wooden spoon. Add sugar and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until berries break down and mixture begins to thicken. Continue cooking for 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
  2. Using a flexible spatula or the back of a wooden spoon, press berry mixture through a fine-mesh strainer. Discard seeds. Add 1 tablespoon fresh-squeezed lemon juice and stir through. Coulis can be used warm or chilled.

For More Information

Gluten Free Bakery

Choices Gluten Free is a bakery specialising Gluten Intolerants. It has a door to door service delivering gluten free products, that are home made, straight to you. Give it a go!

For Information on Desserts that are on the Market

Visit http://www.orgran.com/recipes-search


Don't let Gluten stop you from cooking what you want to cook.