Beyond Flour: A Fresh Approach to Gluten-Free Cooking and Baking

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How many times have you come across a gluten-free recipe claiming to be “just as good as the normal version!”, only to find that the author must have had some skewed memories on what the “normal” version tasted, looked, and/or felt like?

How many times have you felt the need to settle for food with weird after-taste, gummy consistency, or cardboard-like texture, convinced that this is your new lot in life?

Most gluten-free recipes are developed by taking a “normal” recipe, and swapping in a simulated “all purpose” gluten-free flour… whether store bought, or a homemade version.

“Beyond Flour” takes a bit of a different approach: developing the recipe from scratch. Rather than just swapping out the flour for an “all purpose” mix, Marie Porter uses various alternative flours as individual ingredients – skillfully blending flavours, textures, and other properties unique to each flour – not making use of any kind of all-purpose flour mix. Supporting ingredients and different techniques are also utilized to achieve the perfect end goal … not just a “reasonable facsimile”.


Think about it:

– Fresh pasta! Yes, you can have ravioli again – Gyoza too!
– Homemade “Chinese takeout”, BETTER than the real thing!
– Deep dish pizza that’s crispy outside & tender inside… like pizza is SUPPOSED to be!
– Chewy, delicious cookies that *everyone* will want to eat!
– Never having to present a dish with an apology for it being Gluten-Free.
– Indulging some of your deepest, darkest guilty pleasure cravings… safely and joyously!

Make no mistake – this is NOT a healthy cookbook. You will find yourself gorging on foods that you thought would never cross your lips again. You’ll probably gain some weight, and you’ll definitely need to learn how to defend your gluten-free food from invasion by your non-GF friends and family. (Well, or make enough for everyone!)


Paperback, 238 pages
Release Date: October 15, 2014
ISBN: 978-0-9846040-6-7
Publisher: Celebration Generation

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Proper gougères – French cheese puffs – is just one of the many delicious recipes in Beyond Flour.

“Beyond Flour” Coverage and Updates:

Beyond Flour Kickstarter Campaign

KS Update #1: Welcome.. and THANK YOU! – October 14, 2013
KS Update #2: You Asked, We Listened – New Reward! – October 18, 2013
KS Update #3: Quick update: Milestone Reached! – October 27, 2013
KS Update #4: Almost there… close enough to get started! – October 30, 2013
KS Update #5: Looks like the time has come to announce some stretch goals! – November 3, 2013
KS Update #6: Halfway to the end of the campaign! – November 11, 2013
KS Update #7: Update 7 – Reached our stretch goal! – December 2, 2013
KS Update #8: Quick update! – January 5, 2014 (Only backers can see this one)
KS Update #9: Great start, and an update on updates 🙂 – January 11, 2014
KS Update #10: Whoops, missed an update! – March 11, 2014
KS Update #11: Guess it’s that time again! – April 17, 2014

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