Finding allergy-free breadcrumbs seemed an impossible task. My mother and I once went on a hunt to find prepackaged breadcrumbs and left our respective breadcrumb aisles empty-handed across three states! They always either contained dairy or sesame — and, most often, both. While it’s easy to substitute cornflake or panko crumbs for regular breadcrumbs, neither option tastes exactly right in many classic recipes.
Perusing our local market one day, I noticed breadcrumbs in the Kosher section – several aisles away from their more traditional breadcrumb cousins. By some sort of miracle, Jason’s breadcrumbs contain neither milk nor sesame. They come plain or seasoned and have made my meatballs all the more scrumptious (if I do say so myself…).