Gluten-Free Girl and the Chef: A Love Story with 100 Tempting Recipes

Gluten-Free Girl and the Chef: A Love Story with 100 Tempting Recipes




The first cookbook from the author of Gluten-Free Girl and, now in paperback

Combining tempting recipes with an authentic love story, Gluten-Free Girl and the Chef is a narrative cookbook for anyone who loves food. A must-have for those who eat gluten-free, this cookbook offers irresistible stories and plenty of mouthwatering meals. From the authors of the much-loved food blog, Gluten-Free Girl and the Chef, the book includes evocative photos, cooking techniques, and 100 chef-tested recipes that are sure to please.

  • Illustrates the working day of a talented chef and what he does to put delicious food on the table
  • Contains great-tasting recipes that everyone can cook and eat
  • Combining a love story and delicious food, this is more than a cookbook, but a story meant to be read cover to cover

Gluten-Free Girl and the Chef inspires anyone who has to eat gluten-free to say yes to the delicious possibilities that are still available to them.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118383575
Publisher: HMH Books
Publication date: 10/09/2012
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

DANIEL AHERN is the chef-in-residence at He has spent twenty years cooking at great restaurants across the United States.

SHAUNA JAMES AHERN is the author and photographer behind the award-winning blog and the food memoir Gluten-Free Girl. Diagnosed with celiac disease in 2005, she is considered one of the most authoritative gluten-free voices on the Internet.

Table of Contents


Introduction--Dancing in the Kitchen.

At Home.

That First Bite.

The Foods We Used to Woo Each Other.

Grocery Shopping as Foreplay.

Watching Him Cook.

Losing Him to an Open Kitchen.

Moving From One Season to the Next Together.

Living in the Northwest Together.

You’re Marrying a Chef?

The importance of ingredients.

Sunday afternoon.

Come on Over and Bring Some Bacon.

The Chef and the Writer Get Hitched.

Planning the Menu.

At the Restaurant.

Waking Up Hungry.

What’s Cooking Today?

The Chef Dance.

Running Food Errands.

U Seafood.

Saturday Afternoon at the Farmers’ Market.

His First Hours Alone.

How to Put Together a Cheese Plate.

Soup’s On.

Honey, Remember to Eat.

The Special Today Is?

The Opening Act.

Dinner Service Begins.

Main Dishes and Dishwashers.

There’s a Gluten-free Table.

Cooking for the chef.

Plates Coming Back.


Burnt garlic.

Meals at midnight.

Sweet and Savory, Mixed Together.



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