The Mystery of Gluten

What is it? Gluten is a protein found in wheat (also oats, barley, and rye) that gives any baked good (think bread, cakes, cookies, croissants, etc…the list is endless) a structure. The crusty bread or soft interior of your favourite bread is all thanks to gluten. Celiac Disease vs. Gluten-free About 1% of Canada’s population … Continue reading The Mystery of Gluten

Basically Basil

Basil is one of my favourite flavours, especially in the summer when it’s fresh from the garden. I love to enjoy it in my favourite appetizer – with fresh tomatoes and fresh mozzarella. Basil has a lovely robust flavour – I find it is best enjoyed with only a few other simple ingredients. There are … Continue reading Basically Basil