Jennifer Esposito Reveals Reality Show Plans on the Today Show

March 19, 2013

Jennifer Esposito Reveals Reality Show Plans on the Today Show

The actress announced the pilot episode for “Playing with Fire,” a reality series focused on gluten-free cooking and baking.

Jennifer Esposito continues to make noise for the celiac disease community as she appeared on the Today Show to talk about celiac, the gluten-free diet and the filming of a pilot episode for a potential new reality series, “Playing with Fire.”

The reality series will focus on the lives of chefs trying to “make it” in New York City. The clip shone by co-hosts Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb shows Esposito in Jennifer’s Way Bakery, her new gluten-free bakery in Manhattan, preparing gnocchi with another chef. Esposito reported she originally wanted to host a show about celiac disease, but decided to focus on properly preparing gluten-free food.

Importantly, Esposito took the opportunity to share some of the celiac disease symptoms with the audience and stressed the importance of getting a blood test and biopsy of the small intestine to test for celiac disease.

Check out the full clip in the Today Show archives.

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