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REAL Gluten-Free Flour

Gluten Free Flour Mix

Many of our REAL recipes call for gluten-free flour or use a mix we have created. This is the blend we like best: 1 part rolled oats, 1 part millet, 1 part garbanzo bean flour. This mix has no starch and no added gums. It is made with whole foods. PLEASE use all-organic ingredients. One…

What Vegans Eat – Travel Edition: RAPALLO, Day 11

Ristorante Nettuno

September 27, 2022 Rapallo, Italy Today, Gary’s cousin Vittorio and his wife Cinzia were picking us up at our hotel and driving us to Genoa! Genoa is the capital of the Italian region of Liguria and the sixth-largest city in Italy. Gary’s brother-in-law decided not to make the trip today, so we waited for Gary’s…

What Vegans Eat – Travel Edition: RAPALLO, Day 10

Vegan Ice Cream

September 26, 2022 Rapallo   We arrived two nights ago and I am still in awe of the location of our hotel, right on the coast of the Ligurian Sea.   Today we are walking to Portofino. Gary’s sister Deb told us about it. We could walk the whole way or take a ferry. She…

What Vegans Eat – Travel Edition: RAPALLO, Day 9

Grapes

September 25, 2022 Rapallo This was a very, very special day. And because there was so much activity and love and excitement, I forgot to take pictures of our very special meal. Scusi! The day started earlier than expected. I was thrilled to have a room with a balcony overlooking the Ligurian Sea. We left…

Pomegranate Molasses

muhamarra ingredient

This is an essential ingredient in Muhamarra. It’s slightly sweet and sour flavor can enhance many sauces and seasonings. This recipe contains sugar. I plan on reworking it soon with unrefined sweeteners. Stay tuned.   Ingredients 1 cup pomegranate juice. 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons sugar   Directions Mix the ingredients in a small…

Muhamarra (Roasted Red Pepper Spread)

Red Pepper Spread

  Move over Hummus! This Red Pepper Spread is gorgeous and flavorful. It’s a festive dip for the holidays or any special occasion. Pomegranate molasses is an important ingredient. It’s sweet and sour flavors give the Muhamarra it’s distinctiveness. It’s available in stores, or you can make your own.   Ingredients 4 red bell peppers…

Garbanzo Bean Flour Flatbread

gluten free

  We’ve been making garbanzo bean flour for a long time. I recently decided to add a little baking soda to the original recipe and we love it, we are making it all the time now.   Ingredients 2 cups garbanzo bean flour 2 teaspoons ground coriander 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon zatar or…

What Vegans Eat – Travel Edition: PARIS and Rapallo, Day 8

Snack on the TGV 10:23

September 24, 2022 Paris Just before leaving our hotel we stopped at a Monop’, a small grocery chain that is part of the Monoprix department stores around France. These small grocery stores, along with Carrefour Express are everywhere in Paris. Although I am not certain, I believe they have taken over many of the “mom…

WHAT VEGANS EAT – Travel Edition: PARIS Day 7

Kokuman

September 23, 2022 After another “grace matinée” we got up in the afternoon and walked down the Rue du Faubourg Montmartre in the direction of the Seine. It’s our museum day.   Whether in a museum or painted on a wall on the street, we appreciate art.   It was recommended to not miss the…