Her eyes closed in total bliss, as she tasted the hot slice. Then she groaned in total ecstasy.
No, this isn’t an excerpt from 50 Shades of Grey.
This is a small look behind the scenes at a private cooking class I gave last Monday night.
Easy Gluten-Free Pizza Recipe
It all started when I donated a private cooking class to my son’s preschool in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Even though we were leaving that year for kindergarten, I had fallen in love with the staff and mission of the school and wanted to support their growth one last time.
Jennifer, another mom, bought my private class, and last week we got together to cook – but there was one big request she had of our time together -
“Can you please teach me some filling gluten-free recipes?”
See, Jennifer was diagnosed as celiac last year, and has been avoiding all foods that contain gluten. While her body was recovering from the digestive hell she had suffered while eating gluten, Jenn felt unsatisfied and hungry most of the time from her new diet.
I brought over several recipes to teach her, and the hands-down favorite was this gluten-free, polenta crust pizza. We made the original recipe with egg and cow’s cheese, since her family eats dairy and keeps chickens, but the dairy free recipe below is really delicious: