What is gluten?
Gluten is the colloquial name for the prolamin proteins gliadin and glutenin, found in wheat and triticale, hordein proteins found in barley, and secalin proteins found in rye.
Cassava is a gluten free root that’s called many things: manioc, mandioca, yuca, tapioca, and other regional names. Tapioca starch is just a more processed version of cassava, but we’ll get into more specifics about that further down the …
If you’ve eaten much Brazilian food, you’re probably aware of the side dish called farofa. It’s a savory, crunchy sprinkle made from..
Bonito flakes are shavings of katsuobushi (かつおぶし, 鰹節), which is skipjack tuna that’s been filleted, simmered, smoked, fermented, and dried. This..
Baileys Irish cream combines the flavors of chocolate, cream, and Irish whiskey with a secret blend of spices. It’s not dairy free, but it is..
Violife is a Greek company that makes vegan cheese products. All of their products are free from gluten, animal products, nuts, and soy.
It can be tough to be gluten or dairy free during the holidays - especially if you’re eating at someone else’s house!
Lao Gan Ma (老干妈) is the most popular chili sauce in China, and it’s gained a massive following around the world.
Liquid smoke adds a smoky flavor to foods without the smoker. It’s often called ‘wood vinegar’ in Japan, Indonesia, Brazil, China,..
Amaranth is gluten free and has been a major food source in Mesoamerica for thousands of years. It’s one of the oldest crops in the world and..
Meat floss is known as rousong (肉鬆), yuk sung or bak hu in Chinese, ruốc or chà bông in Vietnamese, หมูหย็อง in Thai, serunding in Malay, mahu in..
Abuelita is a brand of cinnamon-scented chocolate tablet that’s used to make Mexican hot chocolate. Abuelita tablets cannot be considered gluten..