Vanilla Bean Pear Persimmon Pie

Ingredients Gluten-free Vanilla Pie Crust 1 cup (120g) sifted gluten-free oat flour ⅔ cup + 2 tablespoons (102g) millet flour (plus more for rolling) ½ cup (80g) sweet rice flour ¼ cup + 3 tablespoons (60g) tapioca starch 2 tablespoons cane sugar, plus more for sprinkling 1 teaspoon xanthan gum ½ teaspoon of kosher salt…

Vanilla, a Legendary Flavor

By cocoparisienne at Pixabay According to old legends told by the indigenous Totonac “Jaguar” people of Mexico, in a time before vanilla was cultivated, there lived the beautiful princess Tzacopontziza of the Totonocopan kingdom. One day, a young prince by the name of Zkatan-Oxga saw her picking flowers for a temple offering, and overcome with passion, he whisked…