September 4, 2007

World Day of Bread & National Celiac Awareness Month - A Gluten Free Bread Baking Bonanza

I am hosting my first gluten free bread baking bonanza in honor of the World Day of Bread on October 16th and for the National Celiac Awareness Month, which is the month of October.

Starting on September 10th and going through October 1st, bake any kind of original gluten free bread recipe or an adaption of another recipe (with credit given), take a picture (if you can), and write a post about it on your blog.

Once you are done, send your name/online name and the URL of your post to me at glutenagogo at gmail dot com. If you are so inspired, feel free to participate more than once. I will post a roundup of all the entries after the bread baking bonanza ends.

For those who want to have a charitable bread giving party for the World Day of Bread or for National Celiac Awareness Month, you will have a wide variety of luscious breads to choose from and time to plan your get together for the month of October.

Note: The World Day of Bread image is from the World Day of Bread Group and the Celiac image is courtesy of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Celiac Disease Awareness Campaign.

10 comments:

Cheekalina said...

Oh! Fun! Sign me up! =D

Karen said...

What a great idea! Count me in . . .

Karen
http://glutenfreefoodreviews.com

mrs.naramor said...

What kinds of breads qualify? =)

Sheltie Girl said...

Cheekalina & Karen - I'm delighted you are going to participate. I'm looking forward to seeing your bread recipes.

Sheltie Girl

Sheltie Girl said...

Mrs. Naramor - What kinds of breads qualify for the gluten free bread baking bonanza...well anything from quick breads (i.e. loaves & muffins that use baking soda, baking powder for leavening), yeast leavening (i.e. bagels, pizza), sourdough, to steam leavened (i.e. popovers). Then there are all the wonderful unleavened breads you could try your hand at such as chapati, injera, lefse, lavash, matzo, papadum, and tortillas. If you need some more ideas on what types of unleavened breads there are around the world, check out this link at Wikipedia. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flatbread)

Does this help?

Sheltie Girl

JennDZ - The Leftover Queen said...

Congrats!

And Welcome to The Foodie Blogroll!

mrs.naramor said...

Sheltie Girl-
Thanks so much! Just wanted to make sure I had the right idea! =)
Natalie

Cheekalina said...

Wahoo! Yumm! This so came at the right time, Sheltie Girl!
You're the best!
-Kate

http://glutenfree.wordpress.com/2007/09/29/gf-sweet-potato-ginger-muffins/

Ginger Carter Miller, Ph.D. said...

Hey, count me in! I'm not much of a baker like SOME people :-) but I'm going to give it a shot.

Ginger

GFINGF.Blogspot.Com
Gluten Free in Georgia (and Florida)

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