I have several members of my family who are GF. Baking for them has become a real challenge. I'm looking for good references to learn to understand how to work with this limitation in my baking. What ...
I am an Allium lover with a strong allergy to all Alliums. It is technically a sensitivity as it isn't an instant reaction, but spending an hour in the bathroom because of one stray piece of red onion ...
My son has a severe egg allergy. We've tried a couple of egg-less brownie recipes but they always end up terrible. I've tried making a batch with an egg replacement and one without. In both cases, the ...
I have a friend that has developed an allergy or sensitivity of some kind to tomato sauce in foods. She has been craving pizza, pasta, and lasagna for a while now and I've been searching for a way to ...
I'm allergic to pine nuts, is there another nut I can use to make pesto?
My family loves Genovese pesto and we'd started making our own (with varied success). One of our number has been diagnosed as intolerant to cow's milk. This rules out pretty much all shop-bought ...
Most people have friends with allergies, and I wish to make a list with tips on how to make such a meal when there is different allergies at the same time. For example, it's a big problem making a ...
I have a few questions regarding egg yolk in ice-cream. I would love to try making homemde ice-cream but a lot of recipes I see have egg yolk. Is there a substitute that I could use or is it ...
I've recently developed a shellfish allergy, and I'm not sure what the best substitute for oyster sauce would be. I've read that the flavor of it is not really easily substitutable. What is the best ...
I was reading a blog posting about someone who visited Google's cafeteria and noticed the picture of a sign labeled 'Menu Labeling Symbols'. As I occassionaly participate in pot lucks and similar, ...
What is a good substitute for egg and wheat flour in baking? I have a friend who is allergic to eggs and I would like to be able to bake for her. I have another friend who is gluten free. Can ...
In this thread about cooking for people with allergies the first commenter (rightly, IMHO) suggests splitting up that general effort into more allergy-specific tips. The overall effort might still be ...
My wife is severely allergic to both tree nuts and peanuts (as in full on anaphylaxis, hello epipen and ER). We both find this curious, since peanuts are legumes and not nuts at all. Informally we've ...
I have an allergy to the histamines in various aged cheeses such as parmesan, romano, blue cheeses, etc. Many recipes call for parmesan for saltiness and flavor. What possible substitutes are there ...