03 10 / 2010
A while back, I dropped by the Fort Mason farmer’s market to visit my friend that works for Scream sorbet and, to my delight, her stand was posted up right next to a huge sign that said “GLUTEN-FREE TREATS.” I was pretty beside myself when I asked the vendor, a man from flourChylde Bakery, which products were gluten-free and he pointed to nearly every mouth-watering dessert on the table.
My sister and I bought one of these Chocolate Coconut Tortes and barely stopped to take a picture before we ate it all. One of the problems with playing around with gluten-free flours is that things often tend to come out on the dry side but this torte was super moist and light. The chocolate made a slightly decadent topping, resulting in two very happy sisters.
After we went back for another round of dessert from flourChylde, we stepped over a couple stalls and ordered a gluten-free veggie crepe.
There was some kind of tahini/hummus spread on here that added a lot of flavor to all the fresh veggies. The crepe was a little chewier and less delicate than a regular crepe but I actually really enjoyed it.