Best Gluten-Free Cookbooks
For individuals with gluten-intolerance or celiac disease, gluten-free cooking can become a medical necessity. Fortunately, a number of excellent gluten-free cookbooks have been published in recent years, many of which include tips on the best gluten-free flours for baking, how to convert your favorite recipes, guidance on key ingredients, and more. Here’s a rundown on some of the best:
The Gloriously Gluten-Free Cookbook: Spicing Up Life with Italian, Asian, and Mexican Recipes by Vanessa Maltin─a former director at the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness─is great for those with an adventurous palate.
The Wheat-Free, Gluten-Free, Reduced-Calorie Cookbook by Connie Sarro offers 7 chapters of easy-to-follow recipes, plus useful tips for gluten-free substitutions. Bonus: the selections are good for your waistline too!
The Wheat-Free Cook: Gluten-Free Recipes for Everyone by Jacqueline Mallorca is a wonderful collection of simple, healthy, rustic recipes from a seasoned cookbook author.
Healthy Gluten-Free Cooking by Darina Allen and Rosemary Kearney is a clever collaboration by two acclaimed Irish chefs offering 150 delicious, whole foods recipes.
The Complete Gluten-Free Cookbook is a comprehensive guide by Canadian home economists, Donna Washburn, PH.Ec and Heather Butt, PH.Ec.─who also co-authored The Best Gluten-Free Family Cookbook and The 125 Best Gluten-Free Recipes.
Cooking Gluten-Free by Karen Robertson offers elegant, sophisticated recipes like Mustard-Crusted Black Cod with White Asparagus, Black Trumpet Mushrooms, Leek-Potato Puree, and Seville Orange Vinaigrette.
The Gluten-Free Good Health Cookbook: The Delicious Way to Strengthen Your Immune System and Neutralize Inflammation by Annalise Roberts─author of the celebrated Gluten-Free Baking Classics─and Claudia Pillow, PhD, features 140 tantalizing, über healthy recipes.
Gluten-Free Baking with The Culinary Institute of America by Chef Richard J. Coppedge Jr. inspires both novice and professional gluten-free bakers with recipes like Maple Pecan Tart, Ham and Cheese Scones, Molten Chocolate Cake, and more.
The Gluten-Free Vegetarian Kitchen by Donna Klein is perfect for those avoiding meat as well as gluten, with recipes starring vegetarian staples like fruits, veggies, eggs, dairy, tofu, beans, legumes, rice, and gluten-free flours.
As you can see, gluten-free cookbooks abound─many available through your local library. You can also purchase them both new and used on amazon.com. Bon appétit!