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Amazing New Gluten Free Options

Gluten free options are now highly sought after and thankfully over the past 10 years the options, quality, flavour and texture have all dramatically improved. Being in the health industry for many years, I have seen the development of cardboard textured and flavoured pasta as the only option to now a vast variety of options. And thankfully so, as more and more people seem to be reacting to gluten or report to feel better in general when avoiding gluten products.

So the good news is that we have been very actively working on a range of gluten free and gluten friendly pastas, arancinis and more that have amazing texture, incredible flavours and that are fast and easy to prepare.

So what is the difference between gluten free and gluten friendly?

Gluten free is made with zero gluten in the ingredients and no risk of cross contamination. These products are prepared in a kitchen without gluten. So for the like of celiacs they offer a very safe option.

Gluten friendly products are those made containing zero gluten ingredients but are made in a kitchen that makes other products with gluten. Gluten friendly pastas and products are suitable for those who choose to avoid gluten as a lifestyle and dietary choice but are not going to react should there be some tiny amounts of gluten in the air or that manage to work their way into the gluten free ingredients.

As health is one of the most important factors in a persons life, we feel one of the most important things for our business is to clearly advise all our customers what products are gluten free and what ones are gluten friendly, so you can make your own dietary decisions based on clear facts.

So now that the definitions and facts are clarified, let me tell you about our amazing new gluten friendly and gluten free products we have developed.

Gluten Friendly Pumpkin Feta Arancini
We have made this using polenta for crumbing, it is cooked in the same oil we use to cook our other arancinis that do have gluten, but have zero gluten ingredients in the actual arancini

Jackfruit Curry Arancini
This is very different, new and exciting. We made this using desiccated coconut on the outside instead of wheat flour and jackfruit inside which is an amazing non flavoured fruit with a meaty type texture. We have added curry to this and I have to say it tasted amazing!! Simply heat in the oven or air fryer from frozen like all our meals and serve. It makes a really great entertainer and snack.

Gluten Free Ricotta Spinach Ravioli
This is certified gluten free and made in a kitchen that contains no gluten. Perfect for celiacs. Great texture and it’s so good you would not even know it’s gluten free.

Sauces
All our Tomato based sauces (we currently have 3 types) and pesto sauce are gluten friendly. They contain no gluten ingredients but are made in our kitchen containing gluten. Sauces are a lot easier to make without gluten than pasta!!

Macaroni/ Gemelli / Spaghetti
These are 3 varieties of gluten friendly pastas we have started making. All fresh frozen, and should be cooked from frozen (don’t thaw them first). Corn is one of the main ingredient we use. Texture is great!!

Coming Soon;

We have just wiped up a gluten friendly Harvey beef lasagna and I have to tell you it was absolutely fantastic! We made it using a new gluten friendly béchamel recipe my Sicilian father in law created and it tastes creamy and absolutely amazing! So good in fact I think it gives our usual lasagnas a run for their money. Consensus is that we could not actually tell it was gluten friendly! So stay tuned for this one as it will be a real game changer.

Gluten free and gluten friendly are a real passion of mine so we will be bringing out a load of new gluten free and gluten friendly products soon so watch this space.

Nathan
Founder
Tommy Sugo.

Posted in Blog | Friday, September 24th, 2021

Tommy Sugo Artichoke & Ricotta Ravioli

If you are not familiar with artichoke let me explain how amazing it is.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Artichoke is an immature flower bud of a thistle and it is thought to be one of the world’s oldest foods, even appearing in Greek mythology.

Artichoke is known for its nutty flavor and therapeutically is an anti-inflammatory, a digestive aid which reduces bloating and promotes regularity.

Artichoke is ranked as the number one overall vegetable for antioxidants, it also help combat oxidative stress related to chronic diseases and aging as well.

If you are looking for a super healthy and tasty meal, our Artichoke and Ricotta Ravioli will definitely bring our the Italian in you being a very popular Italian vegetable.

WARNING: Be careful, you may spontaneously break out speaking Italian after eating it so ensure your translator is close by at all times!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted in Blog | Monday, September 13th, 2021

Tommy Sugo Spelt Raviolis

So, if you are feeling a little adventurous (not sky diving type adventurous) but want something that tastes absolutely awesome, its different from boring old usuals in your diet and is healthy.
Try our spelt raviolis as something a bit different.
We make Australia’s ONLY spelt raviolis;
Lamb with Bush Tomato & Native Mint Spelt Ravioli and Ricotta & Pesto Spelt Ravioli
We make these from one of the healthiest grains available – Spelt.
Spelt grain is an ancient wheat free grain, that is over 10,000 years old (all our other ingredients are a lot fresher)
But here is the amazing thing…and you probably won’t believe me until you actually taste it: “It tastes absolutely amazing for something so healthy!!”
Here are the benefits of spelt.       

  ◉It’s higher in fiber.

  ◉ Slightly lower in carbs than standard durum semolina (standard pasta flour).

  ◉ It has kind of a whole meal appearance and nutty flavour profile.

  ◉ It’s really light on your tummy and doesn’t cause bloating, so it’s great for most people with wheat sensitivities.

I can’t count the number of customers I’ve spoken to over the years who I can see don’t really believe me about something tasting so good that is actually healthy too, yet they reluctantly purchase some of our spelt ravioli based on my recommendation, then come back a week later and rave like totally rave in full description and go on and on and on about how good it is! I’ve never had anyone not like it (Please don’t be the first).

Watch our videos on spelt raviolis for more details.
Lamb with Bush Tomato & Native Mint Spelt Ravioli:

Ricotta & Pesto Spelt Ravioli:

Posted in Blog | Monday, September 6th, 2021

Tommy Sugo Jack Fruit Arancini

b We just added a new yummy arancini to our gourmet cook at home range! It’s a very different and definitely worth sharing. We made it with jack fruit and a curry inside. If you are adventurous, you might want to try it.

Jack fruit is an amazing fruit, it’s not sweet in our arancini it’s actually savory and it’s like meat in consistency really weird and different but super tasty. We have made it vegan and gluten friendly (No added gluten ingredients but made in our kitchen containing gluten). Just heat from frozen and eat!

Posted in Blog | Thursday, August 26th, 2021

FREE ARANCINI BALLS! Tommy Sugo will be down at Goodlife Carousel today between 5-7pm for free taste testing. Come and try our delicious Arancini Balls. Get in quick… they won’t last long!

FREE ARANCINI BALLS! Tommy Sugo will be down at Goodlife Carousel today between 5-7pm for free taste testing. Come and try our delicious Arancini Balls. Get in quick... they won’t last long!

FREE ARANCINI BALLS! Tommy Sugo will be down at Goodlife Carousel today between 5-7pm for free taste testing. Come and try our delicious Arancini Balls. Get in quick… they won’t last long! (Taken with Instagram at TOMMY SUGO)

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Posted in instagram | Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

GET IN ON THE DOUBLE ACT…served here with our vegan Hot Chick sauce. Light // hint of spice // delicious!

GET IN ON THE DOUBLE ACT...served here with our vegan Hot Chick sauce. Light // hint of spice // delicious!

GET IN ON THE DOUBLE ACT…served here with our vegan Hot Chick sauce.
Light // hint of spice // delicious! (Taken with Instagram at TOMMY SUGO)

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Posted in instagram | Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

A small snack for dinner at Tommy Sugo

A small snack for dinner at Tommy Sugo

A small snack for dinner at Tommy Sugo

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Posted in instagram | Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Hand made Italian biscotti….mmmm

Hand made Italian biscotti....mmmm
Posted in instagram | Sunday, August 20th, 2017

Yes it’s Gnocchi Saturday…is that a thing? Let’s go with it?

Yes it’s Gnocchi Saturday...is that a thing? Let’s go with it?
Posted in instagram | Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Gluten free gnocchi is our main gnocchi, made by us from corn, potato and rice. Yumbo!❤️

Gluten free gnocchi is our main gnocchi, made by us from corn, potato and rice. Yumbo!❤️
Posted in instagram | Saturday, August 19th, 2017