Gluten Free Breads

 I can tell you that the widest smile I see in my restaurant is the smile of a new client who is gluten sensitive and who just heard me saying that we serve gluten free bread and gluten free fatayer (closed sandwich).   Bread or bread products, such as sandwiches, biscuits and dessert, are the hardest item to make, especially to make them taste good enough so that everyone can enjoy them.  Here is couple gluten free bread recipes.Gluten Free Flat Bread or Pizza Crustmakes 4 loaves or 1 pizza crust1       cup short grain rice2       cups water2       cups quinoa flakes1/2  cup white sorghum flour4       tablespoons olive oil-Place rice with water and little salt in heavy saucepan.  Bring to a boil.  Turn the heat down and cook until the rice is soft and the water is absorbed.  Remove from the heat and allow the rice to cool.-Add the sorghum flour, the quinoa flakes and 2 tablespoons olive oil.  Knead gently unitl all the flour is incorporated into the rice and you have a sticky dough.To make pizza crust:-Grease your palms with olive oil and spread the dough on a greased pizza pan.  Bake in a 375 F. degree oven for 15 minutes.  Remove from the oven, top with tomato sauce, cheese and any other topping.  Bake for extra 10 minutes.To make flat bread:-Grease your palms with the olive oil and divide the dough into four balls. Flatten each loaf to become a 1/8-inch thick flat and place on a greased cookies sheet.  Bake in a  375 F. degree oven for 15 minutes.  Remove from the oven and allow the bread to cool at room temerature.  Wrap and refrigerate.Gluten Free Kalamata Olive Breadmakes 1 loaf1       cup Kalamata olives, pitted and chopped1/4  cup olive oil1/2 cup warm water1/2 cup caramelized onions1      tablespoon butter, melted3     eggs2     cups sweet white sorghum flour1      teaspoon salt1      teaspoon rosemary1/2 teaspoon baking soda-In a food processor, puree the olives, oil, butter, water and onion into a smooth puree.  Set aside.-Mix flour with salt, rosemary and baking soda.-Whisk the eggs, then add to the olive mixture.-Gradually add the flour mixture to the egg-olive mixture and mix gently.-Pour the batter into a greased bread pan.  Bake in a 350 degree oven for 50 minutes or until crust is golden and knife inserted in bread comes out clean.-Remove from the oven and allow to cool on a wire rack for 1 hour.