These Thai flavor-inspired budget-friendly gluten-free recipes are just the thing for a change of pace for summer meals. Plus, they call for lots of seasonal ingredients that are growing in abundance this time of year, such as fresh basil, mint and peaches, which helps keep the cost down too. Bonus!
Jilly Lagasse began cooking as a child when her father, Chef Emeril Lagasse, gave her a set of chef’s whites and let her help in the pastry and dessert department in one of his restaurants. She was diagnosed with celiac in 2004 and has written two gluten-free cookbooks with her sister, Jessie Lagasse Swanson, as the duo The Lagasse Girls, lagassegirls.com.
Photos by Jilly Lagasse