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Appetizers Gluten free Holiday/ Christmas spread

Avocado Shrimp Boats

As the days are getting longer and I see some clear signs of spring in my yard, I thought of making an avocado shrimp salad. This is our summer favorite go to for a cold salad. It’s an excellent after school snack and party pleaser too. I like to serve this salad with Belgian Endives […]

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Cake Dessert Holiday/ Christmas

Italian Meringue Buttercream

This is the lightest and silkiest buttercream you will ever taste and it’s not overly sweet. It’s as white as a cloud and it takes all the flavors and colors well. In comparison to Swiss meringue where you cook egg whites with sugar on a double boiler, in Italian meringue you make the sugar syrup […]

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Cake Dessert Holiday/ Christmas

Chiffon Cake

Chiffon cake is the American version of genoise or sponge cake. It’s much easier to make compared to French genoise and it holds its shape better. It’s much more moist and less crumbly. Plus, they are richer in flavor because of a higher ratio of eggs and oil used, unlike their close cousins, Angel Food […]

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Dessert Gluten free Holiday/ Christmas Uncategorized

Hazelnut Financiers

These Financiers are gluten-free. They taste just like Maharashtran Sheera. Substitutes: If almond flour is not available, you can easily make it at home running 3/4 cup of whole almond through food processor. Same with Hazelnut flour. You may substitute hazelnut with pistachio or walnut too. Instead of Amaranth, rice flour works well too. Yields: […]

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Dessert Diary free Gluten free Holiday/ Christmas Vegan Vegetarian

Honeycomb Toffee