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The Gluten-Free Italian Table: Summer Delights


Chef Fernanda’s Summer Farm-to-Table Delights I’m a mostly gluten-free Italian who loves to share great food with the people I love. I first got interested in a gluten-free diet when a friend of the family told us that she was gluten-intolerant. Out of curiosity, I tried a cutting out gluten and noticed that I generally felt better. That made me a true believer. I’m willing to give up wheat, but I’m not willing to give up on great taste. It’s
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The Linzer and the Piedmont


Each month here on the Cookies con Amore blog we will be dedicating one of our cookies to a region of Italy. It’s an opportunity for you to learn a bit about the Italian culture that is baked into each of our cookies—whether they are gluten-free, sugar-free or classico. The Linzer One of our best loved gluten-free cookies is the Raspberry Linzer. It’s made with almond flour giving it a rich, nutty taste. We sandwich two cookies together with a
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Gearing Up for Gluten-Free Expo 2014

Gluten-Free Expo 2014

We’re gearing up for the Celiac Disease Foundation’s Gluten-Free Expo in Pasadena on June 7 and 8, 2014. This event is a great opportunity for gluten-free folk to learn the latest in healthy living, try different gluten-free products and connect with other celiac people. We’ll bring samples of our entire line of Glutenetto products. So please stop by our booth 105, say hello and have a cookie with us. Over the past few months, we’ve attended several gluten-free events and
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Five Italian Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

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In Italy, Father’s Day is celebrated several months earlier than in America. Papa is honored on the Feast Day of Saint Joseph, which falls on the 19th of March. Families prepare traditional meals and, of course, cookies! Here are some delicious and delightful Father’s Day gift suggestions with an Italian twist. Italian brunch Our family Father’s Day tradition is to give Papa a delicious start to his day. That leaves the afternoon free for him to play games with the
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Introducing Gluten-free Wedding Cookies


Everyone loves an Italian wedding cookie. It’s one of our biggest sellers and we felt that folks who are gluten-free should be able to enjoy this nutty delicacy as well. We’re delighted to introduce a gluten-free version of this traditional Italian shortbread cookie. As with all of our Glutenetto cookies, our objective was to make our gluten-free Wedding Cookies taste so good that you won’t miss the wheat. Here’s how we did it: The Hallmark of a Good Wedding Cookie
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