Columbia Gorge Gluten Free Baker Uses Chemistry Background In New Business By Amber Marra At the age of 17, Teresa Langen received some devastating news regarding her favorite hobby. The prognosis was wheat intolerance. Langen, an avid baker, tried to ignore the fatigue and discomfort she experienced when she ingested wheat for a few years, but finally came to terms with it shortly after moving to the area in 2000. “At the time there wasn’t much going on in the [...]
One of our chocolate-y contributions to the Lyle Chocolate Festival this year was a heavenly cream cheese filled chocolate cupcake confection. I couldn't resist experimenting with this recipe that an old friend had given me years ago. She had grown up with her mother making this homemade, Ding-Dong-like bite of deliciousness and it tasted just as good gluten free as I remember. Enjoy!
We're working hard on getting the first dedicated gluten free bakery in the gorge ready for business so that we can eat gluten free and local everyday. We're always excited to support our local community and we couldn't be happier to report that our first year at the Lyle Chocolate Festival was a great success. It wasn't just our first year there; it was also the first year the event was held and we hope it continues! From 11 am until 6 pm, [...]