|What bread recipes would you like to have?
||[Nov. 26th, 2008|03:04 pm]
Gluten Free/Casein Free
I'm putting together a bread book, using a technique for gluten-free baking I've never seen anywhere else. (I'm keeping it under my hat so that it's possible to publish.) It's coming along, but I need suggestions.
My question: if you could ignore what went into the recipe (grain types, milk, eggs, anything like that), and ignore what you think is possible to do without wheat gluten.... what sort of bread recipes would you want to have?
My wish list, partially fulfilled already: French bread, sourdough bread, good pizza crust, focaccia, English muffins, bagels, challah, cinnamon-raisin bread, a good white sandwich bread, dinner rolls, hamburger buns, cinnamon/sticky buns. Maybe Boston brown bread in some form. I think pie crust is out of the scope of the book, but I may put it in the back with a brownie recipe or something... several other authors have put out great batter-based recipes that I'd be hard-pressed to improve upon, so I'll focus on the sort of thing that usually needs kneading/handling, whether by hand or in a bread machine.
I can't guarantee that all of the above would be possible given this method, but I'm going to try as many things as I can. The technique is especially good for making crusty/chewy stuff, like most GF recipes lack. If you have a glutened bread recipe that you particularly love/miss, that you'd be willing to share (and get credit for if it does end up in the book), please let me know.
I'm currently a grad student, so the book won't come out immediately, but I promise I will keep at it, and a bunch of the initial testing work is done. What I need now is more recipes to adapt.
(crossposted to coeliac_recipes)