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The magic of gluten-free baking: a comic by Shira and Becca

This is a background moment from the fluffy lgbtq fantasy book A Harvest of Ripe Figs. If you were wondering what kinds of work it took to create that gluten-free challah Aviva brings to Shabbat in the middle of the book, read … Continue reading

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When Gluten Attacks!

Queen Shulamit is gluten-intolerant, which is why she fell in love with the palace cook. Never fear, Queenling — Aviva will save you from the evil bread-monster! (Characters are from the queer YA fantasy novel The Second Mango and were drawn here by … Continue reading

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The Second Mango by Shira Glassman is out in print!

Available in print from Amazon, Wild Iris Books, and  special order from your local bookstore, and as an eBook on Prizm Books, Giovanni’s Room, and Amazon Kindle. Queen Shulamit never expected to inherit the throne of the tropical land of Perach so young. … Continue reading

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A fantasy novel with a gluten intolerant heroine? […]because her world lacks the technology and medical advances to understand digestive disorders, her father and his court are left to muddle through with typical pre-gunpowder-era medical cluelessness. She’s royalty, so poison … Continue reading

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Princess Shulamit: “My dinner is trying to kill me?”

Gluten is the protein in wheat that holds pasta together. As a meat, chicken contains plenty of proteins of its own. Some people have digestive sensitivities that interfere with their digestion of one or more kinds of protein, leading to … Continue reading

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