• Join our community!

    Do you have questions about celiac disease or the gluten-free diet?

  • Ads by Google:
     




    Get email alerts Subscribe to Celiac.com's FREE weekly eNewsletter

    Ads by Google:



       Get email alertsSubscribe to Celiac.com's FREE weekly eNewsletter

  • Announcements

    • admin

      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

      This Celiac.com FAQ on celiac disease will guide you to all of the basic information you will need to know about the disease, its diagnosis, testing methods, a gluten-free diet, etc.   Subscribe to Celiac.com's FREE weekly eNewsletter   What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease?  Celiac Disease Screening Interpretation of Celiac Disease Blood Test Results Can I be tested even though I am eating gluten free? How long must gluten be taken for the serological tests to be meaningful? The Gluten-Free Diet 101 - A Beginner's Guide to Going Gluten-Free Is celiac inherited? Should my children be tested? Ten Facts About Celiac Disease Genetic Testing Is there a link between celiac and other autoimmune diseases? Celiac Disease Research: Associated Diseases and Disorders Is there a list of gluten foods to avoid? Unsafe Gluten-Free Food List (Unsafe Ingredients) Is there a list of gluten free foods? Safe Gluten-Free Food List (Safe Ingredients) Gluten-Free Alcoholic Beverages Distilled Spirits (Grain Alcohols) and Vinegar: Are they Gluten-Free? Where does gluten hide? Additional Things to Beware of to Maintain a 100% Gluten-Free Diet What if my doctor won't listen to me? An Open Letter to Skeptical Health Care Practitioners Gluten-Free recipes: Gluten-Free Recipes
0
CommonTater

What Brand Of Pasta Do You All Buy?

Rate this topic

Recommended Posts

Haha cannot believe I wrote "Wholecornsstore" LOL Thats funny!! I am sguessing itred tho and still have the "Brain fog" It "Whole Food Market?" I cannot even remember the name of the store LOL Any hoo I found 1 bag of the noodles I bought and it is made by : bionature : They are Rice , Potato and soy. I said I only found one of the bag , but I think I only bought one bag. I had two and only ended out buying one. Well maby I should go to bed now huh?

That could have been my error. From time to time, my tablet likes to jump all over the place and inserts letters and words. I am guessing it happened when I was typing "cornstarch" and my less than brilliant tablet added it to your blurb. Weird!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Ads by Google:
Ads by Google:


No really sweetie I have been drinking wine :) so blame it on me hahaha ... I was probably trying to type Whole food , but was thinking corn noodles lol ... What ever no worries 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I get the trader joes brown rice pasta. I can't hardly tell the difference. It has a nice texture too and is hard to overcook to boot. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I really like GoGo Quinoa brand. It is a rice/quinoa combo pasta and it has a mouth feel and texture of wheat pasta. I belong to the ONFC and order it all from there as it is much cheaper than any grocery store or Walmart. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Tinkyada for us. Only thing I can tolerate right now anyhow but never did enjoy corn pastas. Just rice noodles.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

My daughter is vegetarian , ( not that , that makes a big dif in this thread) but she came to visit and I was telling her that I had bought some gluten-free pasta. She said the rice ones were really good. I know I have had rice noodles b4 and like them. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I like Tinkyada. I have found. depending on the shape, I may cook it longer and or rinse it after cooking.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm very happy for this thread! I'm new and I just made spaghetti last night with De Boles rice spaghetti. OMG it was NASTY. Weird tasting and like a thick glutinous sludge in my mouth. BLEAH. 

Sorry I have nothing to contribute as I'm still experimenting, but thank you all! 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

go for the 'tink' - it's very "forgiving"  :)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Ty because I just made something with De Boles, I ate it but didn't like it!!! 1st the water was super thick as it was boiling, would of been good for gravy!! They package said do not over boil so I boiled it 3 minutes less than they said ... It sucked up all the gravy I had and it was a big pile of mush!! Yuk!!! I will cook the rest up for the cats or something I am not sure!! Good thing I didn't try it on hubbs 1st! I just bought what they had at the store!! I guess I'd better buy some on line. pftttt!! Well I love to order on line!! :) I will go for the Tink next time!! :) 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You are correct on every point you made.  Gluten free pasta will never be the same as we remember....it's a different animal.  I use it for spaghetti and it may last one day, as left overs, with the sauce combined.  It does suck up liquids and leftovers are not too good.

 

Over cooking gluten free pasta is not too good.  You have to experiment and try different brands.  I do like Sam Mills (found at my local Food Lion) and I can't wait to order some Depuma's Gluten Free Fresh Raviolli.

 

 Maybe someday it will be the pasta of the past. :)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I am not a big fan of pasta anyway or bread!! hahaha must be my body knew i was allergic :) Not really I was forced to eat Biscuits and Gravy as a child and sense then I have never been a big fan of Bread!! Specially wet bread!! noodles I am not a big fan of because Hubbs loves them and eats them at just about every meal!! I get sick of them! So when I am in the mood, they'd better be good!! 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Ancient quinoa is somewhat forgiving if it is overcooked, but it depends on the shape. Elbows hold up better than any other shape.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I've had good luck with the rice & corn pasta at Target. It's the store brand, Archer Farms, & it's made in Italy.  I've tried several rice-only brands, & they seemed really starchy. One brand turned the cooking water gelatinous.  However, Target has no dedicated gluten-free section (in spite of my FB posts...lol) so you'll have to look for it in the pasta section.

 

 

After seeing your post, I bought some of the Archer Farms Fusili last night - WOW. I am hooked! Thank you, bc if not for your post I never would have tried it!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

After seeing your post, I bought some of the Archer Farms Fusili last night - WOW. I am hooked! Thank you, bc if not for your post I never would have tried it!

Maby I will try this one 1st!! After all Target is one of my Fav stores !! 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

We like Tinkyada. I boil it in a *lot* of salted boiling water, and only until slightly undercooked.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I always know it's done when all the starch rises to the top.

 

A suggestion, no matter what kind of pasta you're using: undercook it a little (al dente), rinse it it cold water, then put it in with whatever sauce or such your having it with and let it heat back up in it. That seems to help get the starch off and it holds together a bit better.

  • Upvote 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I always know it's done when all the starch rises to the top.

 

A suggestion, no matter what kind of pasta you're using: undercook it a little (al dente), rinse it it cold water, then put it in with whatever sauce or such your having it with and let it heat back up in it. That seems to help get the starch off and it holds together a bit better.

Great suggestions.  Thanks

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Another fan of the Ancient Harvest corn/quinoa pasta here. We have tried many, many gluten-free pastas & this one is GOOD.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

0

  • Forum Statistics

    • Total Topics
      108,911
    • Total Posts
      943,456
  • Member Statistics

    • Total Members
      67,051
    • Most Online
      3,093

    Newest Member
    Ralph F
    Joined
  • Popular Now

  • Topics

  • Posts

    • I'm a scientist, and I did a little research into the study. Looks valid and it was published in a respected journal.  http://www.gastrojournal.org/article/S0016-5085(17)36352-7/pdf The science looks solid. As someone who didn't have a super clean cut diagnosis before going gluten free, I'd love to see something like this become available. Then again, there's no doubt in my mind that I can't have gluten, so any additional testing would be purely academic. But like I said, I'm a scientist. I can't help myself. 
    • Update: I have tried calling the company several times and have emailed twice. I have yet to talk to a person on the phone and no one has emailed me back.    I did a little research and they were are already involved with a class action lawsuit about being labeled as salt free and one of the first ingredients is sodium chloride.  I am done with this shampoo because this whole company seems a little shady now! 
    • I've actually been glutened by shampoo with hydrolyzed wheat protein, and I wasn't even the one using it. It was my husbands! I swear I don't go around eating my husbands hair.  I am pretty sensitive though, so it's entirely believable that the trace amounts in his hair were getting onto his and my hands and then making its way to my mouth, etc. etc.  It was a slow and steady low grade glutening that eventually built up to something that I was able to recognize as more definitively "a glutening". Once we ditched the shampoo and I recovered, I realized that I'd been feeling it for weeks.  It's going to depend on your level of sensitivity, but even if you don't feel it, it could still be doing damage. Also... I second that. Starch is a carbohydrate, protein is a protein (obviously), there is no simple process that would convert one into the other. Also, as gluten is a protein, converting starch to protein wouldn't be expected to do anything to gluten ANYWAY.  Speaking as a biologist here. I call poppycock. 
    • I just want you to remind you that I just had a repeat endoscopy last week after my diagnosis some five years ago.   Even though my antibodies are still elevated, my intestinal tract has healed.  But why have I been feeling sick?  I have chronic gastritis.  Who would have guessed?   I do not drink (rarely), take any meds other than my thyroid replacement, and do not have H. Pylori.  That leave autoimmune as the most likely culprit.  I also have some other minor issues that I think is related to Hashimoto’s.  So, I am in an autoimmune flare-up, but celiac disease is not the cause of current my woes. My endoscopy results have validated that I have been doing a good job about avoiding gluten.  I can relax a bit now!   I think because the treatment for celiac disease is a burden placed on us, it can become overwhelming.  Sure, we all eventually master the diet and most of us go on to lead plain old normal lives, but if something is off, celiac disease is the first thing that many of us blame.  Actually, we blame ourselves, to be honest.  We have to remember that we are often dealing with other health issues too.   As far as hair, I buy gluten free shampoo.  It is from Costco and it says it right on the label.  Nice and inexpensive.   Do I really need it to be gluten free?  No.  I think the last time I swallowed shampoo, my mother was most likely bathing me and I did not heed her warning to keep my mouth shut (baby shampoo may not sting your eyes but it tastes awful!).   Like you, sometimes I think it helps to have one less thing to think about and that can be priceless.           
    • https://www.twinings.co.uk/hot-chocolate-coffee-other-drinks/hot-chocolate-and-malt-drinks/twinings-swiss-chocolate-drink Have discovered this drink - it's great, labelled gluten free and is also fortified.   I can't drink too much milk as I get bloated, but find it tastes really nice even made mostly with hot water and just a small amount of milk.  Thank you Twinings.
  • Upcoming Events