Not so naughty, but still nice: Chefs are developing guilt-free desserts by replacing sugar with spice.
21st July 2011
“When he first presented his gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free puds on the television programme Great British Menu three years ago, when he was head chef at the Michelin-starred Bath Priory Hotel, he wowed the judges but alienated a large swathe of the pudding-eating British public. “It is definitely possible to make healthy desserts that taste just as good,” he says. “You can use gluten-free flour in most cases as you would normal flour, for example. We did an Opera Cake, which is a classic French sugar-rich dessert, with no dairy, no sugar, and made from gluten-free flour. We gave it to the pastry chef without telling him and he couldn’t even taste any difference.”
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