From Melinda herself:
I have been an avid baker since my grandma brought me into her kitchen when I was young. She taught me traditional Armenian recipes, as well as how to play with food to create amazing things. I worked with lots of caterers and in many different restaurants and kept up my love affair with food. Then everything changed. I got very sick and there was nothing that seemed to help. Through research and experimentation, I realized that food allergies were a large part of what was hurting me so much. When I was finally diagnosed in 2007, with gluten intolerance, I spent weeks eating nothing but corn tortillas and sausage as I searched for foods I could tolerate. I thought that I would never have a good piece of bread or a mouth-watering brownie again. I thought I would have to give up my love of food.
Instead of giving in to my assumption, I began to bake (and bake and bake and bake) and found ways to not only make food I loved, but food that others love as well. Since then, there has been a huge up-rise in foods that are available for those who have special dietary restrictions like mine. Some is amazing, some is amazingly not, but I have found a way to make the food I love work for me again. I spend hours developing each and every recipe and mix that I put out, but I balance that with bringing simplicity to the flours. I use as much organic produce and flour as I can and I believe strongly in the farm to table lifestyle that has become such an important trend in food today.
I hope that you enjoy my products and can taste the love in every bite. I am so excited to have started this company so that I can share what I have developed. I take great joy in thinking of that person who can get something wonderful to eat while out, and I am excited to provide a way for your company to reach the gluten free population.
- Owner, Baker, Gluten Free Creator
Our gluten free baked goods are in some of your favorite local places and you might not know it! Here are a few spots to find our products in addition to our Gluten Free Bakery.
On the Boardwalk by Neptune's Kingdom And in New Leaf Markets
Are you interested in carrying our products? Please contact Melinda at firstname.lastname@example.org
We offer a variety of gluten free baked items everyday. This list would include but not be limited to: donuts, muffins, cinnamon rolls, loaves of bread, baguettes, bagels, monkey bread, danish, brownies, lemon bars, cookies, pizza crust and our famous gluten free buttery croissants.
See our Gluten Free Menu for a more detailed list of gluten free baked goods.