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Gluten-Free Flour: A Guide

Western baking relies heavily on wheat flour, but it’s hardly the only game in town. Listed below are as many of the gluten free flours, meals, and starches as we could find; most of them need to be used in combination with others on the list. If you have trouble finding some of these ingredients online or at the store, several of these ingredients can be easily made at home by grinding the seeds, grains, or nuts in your food processor.  View Article

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Gluten-Free Flour Power

Living Without’s guide to choosing and using gluten-free flours. From beans and grains to tubers and seeds, there’s a rich and wonderful array of delicious and nutritious flours waiting for you. Keep in mind that baking gluten-free requires using a mix of flours. If you’re new to gluten-free baking, start with our standard blends or purchase an all-purpose commercial blend at your local natural food store. Once you’re comfortable with the nuances of a basic gluten-free blend, try introducing new flour varieties slowly into your repertoire. In time, you’ll be able to customize recipes to your individual preferences. Knowing the properties and uses for alternative flours sets you on track for selecting the ones best suited for each baking application....

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