Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Purity Farms Ghee

I have been using ghee in more and more of my recipes. The lemon curd I made recently tasted so good because I used ghee in it.

Ghee is butter so it tastes wonderful in all of your gfcf recipes - like real butter - because it is. I know what some of you are thinking - but butter isn't casein free. Ah, but ghee is. Ghee is butter with the casein removed.

It is fairly expensive but it tastes so good. To cut down on the expense you can either make your own or you can mix it with a healthy shortening like palm oil or coconut oil. I have been using it 50/50 with coconut oil in a lot of my recipes.

I was a little reluctant to try ghee at first because I didn't understand how it could be casein free. But after using it for a few weeks with no reactions I became hooked.

I recently contacted Purity Farms via their website and complimented them on their product and asked to be put on any mailing list they have for coupons. They responded that they are just a small company with no mailing lists or coupons but they would be glad to send me a free product. A few days later, just as promised, a free jar was in my mailbox along with a handwritten letter, a nice pen and some recipes. How nice is that? Gotta love customer service like that.

So, if you haven't tried ghee yet and you want that buttery taste in your food - try ghee. You won't be disappointed.

4 comments:

Shannon said...

I only head about Ghee for the first time last week. Hummm maybe this is a sign I need to give it a try (smile).

Pure Indian Foods said...

We want to introduce ourselves to your readers. We make a truly delicious ghee from grass-fed cows, with care, in small batches. Our ghee is made with certified organic, 100% grass-fed milk from small family-operated farms in Northeastern USA. My family has been in the ghee business for 5 generations since 1889 in India and we are proud of our heritage.

Please visit us at http://www.pureindianfoods.com to learn more about us.

Pure Indian Foods
New Jersey, USA

Chun Wong said...

I didn't know that ghee was casein free but I knew that it's used in Indian cookery alot. Thanks for the info.

Kay said...

I love your idea about cutting the ghee with coconut oil. My boyfriend is GFCF, so we're worried a lot about contamination. The fact that you can go 50/50 with coconut oil not only cuts the cost, but also reduces the risk of casein exposure. Thanks a lot for the idea!