Gluten free beignets?
So I realize this may be an oxymoron, and that these may not even exist in the depths of the mind of a true beignet lover, but... I'm traveling to New Orleans with my partner who is gluten free, and I'm on a search.
Does anyone know if gluten free beignets exist in the greater Nola area? I'll be very grateful for any tips!
Sorry, no mainstream places making beignets have gluten free versions. I know of a single gluten free bakery in the area, Peace Bakery, in Metairie: http://www.thepeacebaker.com/services/
Peace makes doughnuts, so you might call and see if beignets are ever in their product rotation.
re: Hungry Celeste
Thanks for the tip! I just called them, and they do in fact make gluten free beignets, but they won't start until mid-October or so. I believe their reasoning behind this is that it gets too hot in the kitchen.
Also, it sounds like you're right - they told me they're the only gluten free bakery in the area.
I'll keep my eyes open and report back if I find anything, though!