Your Last Meal with Rachel Belle

Lynn Shelton, Baguette with Butter & Italian Gelato (the Dairy Free/Gluten Free episode)

Originally aired: Thursday, August 15, 2019
Category: Life
Indie filmmaker darling, Lynn Shelton, has a brand spankin' new movie out, Sword of Trust starring Marc Maron. But to pay the bills, she's worked as a freelance director on television shows like Mad Men, New Girl, GLOW and Master of None. Not a bad side hustle! For her last meal, Lynn would love nothing more than to get down with a good loaf of artisan bread and a big bowl of cookie dough ice cream, but sadly she can't have either. She's allergic to gluten, dairy, sugar, fruit (!) and a long list of other forbidden foods, so she uses her never ending supply of creativity and imagination to invent treats that will fulfill her cravings but won't make her sick. Lynn has been gluten intolerant for over 20 years, so when gluten free and plant based bakery and cafe, Flying Apron, opened in Seattle in 2001, she literally sobbed with happiness. And she's not the only one! Rachel chats with Flying Apron's owner, Angela Cough, about the mourning many people go through when forced to give up their favorite foods. And what happens when a professional baker is diagnosed with Celiac? Elisa Castle tells her story. AND .. we have a very exciting announcement! Join Rachel for a Meat (ahem) & Greet on Tuesday, September 3rd* from 7:00pm - 9:00pm at the Ballard location of Lil Woody's to break buns & chow down on the 'Your Last Meal' Charcuterie Burger, inspired by the last meal of past guest, actor and cookbook author, Tiffani Thiessen (Saved By The Bell, Beverly Hills 90210). The 'Your Last Meal' Charcuterie Burger will be on the menu from September 3 - September 9 at all four Lil Woody's Seattle locations (Ballard, Capitol Hill, SLU, White Center). So get your buns down there and try it! Oh, and follow Your Last Meal on Instagram!  *this is a date change from what you'll hear on the episode! Captions can be updated, but unfortunately, podcast episodes cannot. The correct date for the event is September 3rd.

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