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Category: Stores we ♥︎

it’s Fiesta time!

                    We are double happy to have Fiesta Farms and Neal Brothers as sponsors of the Gluten Free Garage!     

guest blog: The Healthy Butcher

  It’s that time of year again. The beautiful colours of autumn have vanished, leaving us with brisk temperatures and the craving for good ol’ comfort food. The delicate flavours we enjoy during the summer lack the oomph that our palates (and padding) require during winter. Enter the magical cooking technique called braising, the technique behind France’s famous coq au vin and boeuf borguignonne and Italy’s osso buco—chef talk for the slow cooking of cheap…
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Q&A with: Fiesta Farms’ Eddie Orso

    GFG: For those not in the know about Fiesta Farms, can you tell us a bit about it? Fiesta is a unique grocery store. First of all, it’s independent; it’s a family-owned grocery store whose main focus is local, organic, natural products. We have, in my opinion, one of the highest-quality produce selections in Toronto. Our buyer goes to the Ontario Food Terminal every morning to get the freshest produce. The thing about…
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gluten free mecca

                   

Barbie takes the cake

  Franny turned 5 a few days ago. Unlike her big sister, she does not have celiac disease. Though she doesn’t eat gluten at home because our house is a gluten-free zone, she sometimes eats food with gluten when she goes to friends’ houses, when we visit family members and when we eat out. She and I used to have “gluten Tuesdays”—after her music class we would go a bakery and she would get to…
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hooray for Hollywood

  Rob declared this the best gluten-free lasagna we’ve had yet. The girls licked their plates clean. I had seconds. It was the usual recipe, so what made this lasagna different from all other lasagnas I’ve made? The pasta was fresh. I took the noodles out of the package and simply started layering. No muss, no fuss. No starchy, slippery, wet noodles falling apart or sticking together. If you’ve ever boiled gluten-free lasagna noodles, you…
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