We actually made this recipe for the first time a couple of weeks ago, but it was late in the day and we lacked the necessary natural light to photograph it. This recipe intrigued us, since pita bread is not easily converted to gluten free, and admittedly, we have yet to make just pita bread using this recipe. Before singling out the pita bread, we wanted to just explore this dough for the pizza itself, and if it turned out to be successful, develop it further for really good gluten free pita bread in the future. The contributing bakers on the original recipe were Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid and you can watch the Baking with Julia PBS segment here. Please do check out the contributions by all the other doriestas at TWD’s link here. Sadly, we are currently without a host for this recipe, but you can find the original recipe in Baking with Julia, page 156. Continue reading
Here we are, with our first recipe for 2013 with Baking with Julia/Tuesdays with Dorie: Pizza with Onion Confit. Delving into making pizza probably wouldn’t have been a personal choice to make, especially so close after the holidays. But upon closer examination of the recipe, it turned out to be a much lighter version as far as calories are concerned and minus the excessive cheese. The type of pizza crust in this recipe reminded me of my travels through Northern Italy. Just out of college, and traveling with several American students, we stopped by some local restaurants in the Northern Italian Alps, and all of them served pizza with a rather crispy crust, topped with delicious herbs, fresh tomatoes and very small amounts of locally made cheese – mostly goat cheese, or some type of mozzarella. Continue reading
Our latest creation is a vegetarian gluten free pizza, using Bob’s Red Mill pizza crust mix. A video including the recipe, is viewable in our You Tube account. In our opinion, this pizza is as good, if not better than any wheat based fare. Try it for yourself, and tell us what you think. We prefer a thin pizza crust, which means that you will need to take some time pressing out the dough. Do not even think about twirling this dough over your head “Italian-style.” Gluten free pizza crust does not lend itself to acrobatic heroics, unless you enjoy pizza crust all over your ceiling, and all over you.
If you want the ingredients list and detailed directions, sit back, relax, and watch the video.
Have any of you tried Bob’s Red Mill pizza crust mix? Do you have another favorite gluten free pizza crust that you would like to share? Please let us know, we’d love to hear from you.