| An Honest Look at Gluten-Free Flour
Posted by Kirill Storch on 3/16/2011
Baking is a cornerstone of cooking. But if you fall in the category of people who have an allergy, or you simply wish to observe a gluten free diet for one of the many health benefits, you may need a gluten free flour.
The Claim: Gluten Free Helps Autism
Posted by Kirill Storch on 3/8/2011
Recently we have seen a plethora of blogs pop up under the search term “gluten free” claiming that a gluten free diet can help mitigate the symptoms of autism, both low and high functioning, as well as Asperger’s Syndrome.
The Legend of the Celtic Chestnut Beer
Posted by Kirill Storch on 2/21/2011
Somewhere out there, amongst the thatched roofs of the Emerald Isle, lies an old, Celtic recipe for Chestnut Beer. It’s true. The Celts often brewed with Chestnuts as their land was too hilly to sustain the prosperous wheat fields of the low country.
The Truth Behind the Gluten Free Phenomenon
Posted by Kirill Storch on 2/14/2011
A lot of us love the grain: Pizza, Beer, Donuts...all of these are glorious bits of gluten goodness. But what you may not realize is the terror this passion incurs upon your digestive system.
Gluten Free Nation
Posted by Kirill Storch on 2/1/2011
The age of gluten free foods is upon us. General Mills has converted Chex to gluten free, and Anheuser-Busch (which makes Budweiser) just launched its first gluten free beer. In a way, we at Girolami Farms are sitting back and saying “it’s about time,” as our chestnuts were the original, gluten-free food- dating all the way back to the first Thanksgiving.
Gluten Free Chestnut Crumble
Posted by Kirill Storch on 1/25/2011
Gluten Free Chestnut Crumble
Chestnuts are perfect for the gluten free diet. Although we have yet to invent the perfect chestnut-flour pie crust, we do have access to a number of wonderful crumbles. These require no gluten whatsoever.
Chestnut Farm Stands up For Gluten-Free Lifestyle
Posted by Kirill Storch on 1/18/2011
Ok, so the naturally gluten-free chestnut is not what you would call an unlikely ally in the battle for a gluten-free life. But we at Girolami Farms want to get the facts out on the table about this insidious protein.
Gettin’ Gluten-Free Goodness with Chestnuts
Posted by Kirill Storch on 1/16/2011
Is it possible that gluten doesn’t impact your body negatively? Of course it is. But studies are indicating that this is more likely to NOT BE THE CASE, contrary to what was previously thought.
Chestnut Farm Uncovers Gluten Double Agent
Posted by Kirill Storch on 1/4/2011
We at Girolami Farms have recently started doing our research on gluten. And found things were worse than we ever thought. Millions of Americans suffer from needless physical discomforts all from this little protein.
How to Live Gluten Free
Posted by Kirill Storch on 12/27/2010
You might be surprised to hear that in today’s grocery landscape, living gluten-free is as easy as living with no diet restrictions at all.
A Brilliant Spark in a Sea of Richness
Posted by Kirill Storch on 11/29/2010
Thanksgiving is a heavy holiday...the table is creaking in the middle from pools of gravies, plates of stuffing; bursting from the bowl with buttery textures, and a richness that....can become bland...
Chestnut Hard Body
Posted by Kirill Storch on 10/19/2010
So...Thanksgiving is here. You can have any dish you want...Chestnut stuffed-Gobbler...garlic mashed potatoes...or how about a ladle full of guilt about your body image?
Thank You Italy, for yet Another Thanksgiving Recipe
Posted by Kirill Storch on 10/10/2010
Thanksgiving is over. You had the mandatory Turkey sandwiches for lunch. Now it’s time for dinner again. If you’re like me... you may have had your fill of traditional American recipes...and you might be craving something more exotic.
Family in a nutshell
Posted by Nina Sonal Patel on 9/28/2010
When you are a child, certain memories linger in your heart because of the sights and scents that anchor them there
A Chestnuts Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is around the corner and for some, nothing is better than a roasted turkey and cranberry sauce...
The Chestnut Knife
I must’ve been about nine when I almost ruined Thanksgiving. I remember it vividlybecause it was when I first learned how to use a chestnut knife.