“Gluten” is a word that gets tossed around a lot these days, but most people don’t know much about it. Aran Goyoaga is not most people. Raised in Bilbao, Spain, by a family of professional bakers, Goyoaga has spent a lifetime kneading dough and icing cakes. She also suffers from an autoimmune condition, which led her to a gluten-free diet. How do you go glutenless when you were literally born to bake? Goyoaga approaches the challenge scientifically: first, understand how gluten works in a recipe, then experiment with substitute ingredients and techniques to arrive at results that satisfy in terms of structure, texture, and flavor. Oh, and then snap beautiful photos of your creations and post them on your gorgeous blog, Cannelle et Vanille.
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