WHAT IS GLUTEN? WHY GLUTEN-FREE
Gluten is a protein present in grains. Wheat, barley and rye. These proteins are hard to digest and irritates the gut makes scars on the lining of the gut which causes inflammatory responses. Some might have a obvious response and some with less. Even people without celiac disease can benefit from a gluten-free diet.
Many people tend to have a mild intolerance or sensitivity towards gluten which may show in the form of bloating, headaches, fatigue or diarrhea. If that if you, you might want to try excluding gluten from your diet and see how that works. Gluten-free diet might help with improving your quality of life.
In this class we will start with learning about what contains gluten and what can be the alternative flours or ingredients that can be used for gluten-free cooking. The snacks were developed for a kindergarten and it is also dairy-free and nut-free so suitable for school snacks and also for those on a gluten free and casein free diet. Enjoy making and eating this with your family!
*This will be a hands-on class. You will be kneading, rounding, shaping and proofing the sourdough and bake - Please bring your apron!
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
The basics for Gluten-free baking
How to swap gluten with alternative ingredients
How to make a Gluten-Free muffin (Vegan, white sugar-free)
How to make a Gluten-Free cracker (Vegan, white sugar-free)
How to make a Gluten-Free Raw macaroon (Vegan, white sugar-free)
WHAT WILL YOU TAKE HOME?
A Gluten-free muffin
A gluten-free savory cracker
A gluten-free Raw macaroon
A list of flours and gluten-free ingredients
WHAT TO BRING?
JOIN WITH YOUR HELPER?
Let us know if you'd like to bring your helper to learn with you. Its only +HK$100 to bring your helper.
We will confirm your seat(s) once all fees are received. Deadline for any cancellation request is 24 hours prior to the start time of the class. All fees will become non-refundable after the deadline. Cancellation requests should be made in writing at least 24 hours prior to the class for any refund to be made back to your account.
Length of class: 2.5 hours