Catalin Varela is an American living in Florence. She was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2016 and has since become the founder of The Celiac in Italy). Catalin teaches online Italian cooking classes (all gluten-free of course), consults clients on traveling safely in Italy as a celiac, and is an English+Italian speaking resource for all things gluten-free Italy.
Alex Sgrenzaroli of Risotteria Melotti in Florence tells about his love for cooking and his approach to gluten-free food.
Try making this easy and local gluten-free dessert, which was typically a poor man's winter dish.
Italy may seem like the worst place for celiacs, but it is quite the opposite. Here are five gluten-free restaurants in Florence.