Tasted: Glebe Farm Gluten Free Seeded Brown Bread Mix
By Gluten-free Sam
This bread has a great taste and texture, though it’s not really a “brown” bread. Rises quite well for gluten-free bread.
Glebe Farm is a working arable farm near Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. They produce a variety of gluten-free flours and mixes, including a white bread/pizza mix and a sultana scone mix.
You can make up this mix with or without the yeast sachet (using baking powder to make soda bread instead). I used the yeast and although it didn’t rise much while proving, it rose quite a bit in the oven. It has a very nice flavour and the seeds added some good texture but it was very pale for a brown bread.
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The full ingredient list: Potato starch, rice flour, sarrasin (buckwheat) flour, linseed, sunflower seeds, xylitol (natural sugar alternative), salt, xanthan gum, pectin, yeast sachet.
Xylitol? A natural sugar alternative that’s produced from Birch tree syrup.
Can you eat it? Free from Gluten, Wheat, Dairy, Corn, Soya, Egg, Sugar and can be made with or without Yeast. (Does require 2 eggs to make up the mix, but it can be done without – their website has egg-free recipes).
Glebe Farm Gluten Free Seeded Brown Bread Mix
This bread has a great taste and texture, though it’s not really a “brown” bread. Rises quite well for gluten-free bread. Tasted by Gluten-free Sam.
Not forgetting barcode: 5060084570450
Glebe Farm Gluten Free White Bread and Pizza Mix
This bread has a pleasant enough flavour, and was delicious straight out the oven with a little butter. It’s a little blander than the brown seeded version, however. Tasted by Gluten-free Sam.
Not forgetting barcode: 5060084570429
Glebe Farm Gluten Free Sultana Scone Mix
These taste very good (and very buttery if made up with the butter!), but not quite like a real scone. Those who tolerate dairy add butter and yoghurt, those who don’t can replace with mashed bananas. Tasted by Gluten-free Sam.