Schar Artisan Baker White Bread

By | Oct 28, 2015

By Claire Baker, National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) Director of Communications and New Media 

One of my biggest beefs about my celiac disease diagnosis was the end of the “Non-Goopy Sandwich” era. The gluten-free sandwich bread of five years ago was very porous. As a lover of liquidy condiments – mustard, hummus, jelly, honey, nut butters – I was forced to turn to gluten-free bagels as a substitute. That answer works well, but the sandwich then becomes all about the bread, not the filling. I’m always on the look-out for bread that will fulfill the tastiness, portability and non-drippy requirements of a quality sandwich, and I think I’ve found it.

Schar Artisan Baker White Bread: Tomatoe, Lettuce, Mustard and Hummus Sandwich

Finally! A non-goopy sandwich!

Last night, I put together a tomato, lettuce, mustard and hummus sandwich on Schar’s new Artisan Baker White Bread. A messy quartet, to be sure. I lightly toasted the bread (out of habit, frankly), assembled the sandwich, and ate without spillage. Eureka! The bread was porous but thick enough to prevent leakage. I did not have to rush through the sandwich before it disintegrated. I got to enjoy every bite, allowing the flavors to mingle with the right amount of chewing. And good-tasting too! Like bread! I definitely would not kick this bread out of my sandwich repertoire. Thanks, Schar!

1 Comment so far
  1. Esther Grimes January 22, 2016 1:42 pm

    Since I have found Schar GF, Dairy free, egg free, lactose free, wheat free bread, I have been TOTALLY IN LOVE!!!!! I am also a mild celiac but regular bread just tears me up and my legs/feet swell to twice their normal size. I had to stop eating regular bread. A friend brought me a loaf of this bread a few weeks ago and I was TOTALLY AMAZED AT HOW WONDERFUL AND DELICIOUS it tasted. Never before in my life have I tasted GF bread this good. It has always tasted like cardboard. Now I’m on the hunt as to where I can buy it online for what I can get it in the store. In the store it is approx 4.50 per loaf. But, online it is anywhere from 5.5 to 7.00 per loaf and I cannot do that. Any suggestions? Thanks for a GREAT BREAD!!!

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