AKA Stone Fruit Summer Lovin’
There is something so special about that first weekend at the farmers market when stone fruit and berries are at their best. Forget the solstice; nectarines and blackberries at the farmers market means summer is officially here.
Summer is a happy time for people who have celiac disease — or at least it feels that way. Fruits and vegetables are abundant, and dessert options somehow become easier to navigate when there are fewer cakes and floury things, and more fruit-based sweet treats. I grew up eating lots of pies, cobblers and crumbles for dessert. I like raw and baked fruit on its own, but darn it if there isn’t something special about a cobbler or a crumble. Thankfully, converting crumble and cobbler recipes to gluten-free is really easy to do, and they actually taste better when you pair different flour and grain combinations with different fruits. I like being the mad-scientist lady experimenting with flavors and textures to see what might make a great crumble topping for cherries, berries, peaches, plums and other fruits.
My favorite fruit crumble combination is blackberries and nectarines with corn and almond. Why? Because not only are those probably …read more