I met Miami based chef, Carolina Molea at Victoria Moran’s Main Street Vegan Academy, when she was enrolled in the program. Pastry people recognize one another – there is a certain look we get when talking about a dessert we tasted and then went on to veganize, or a type of chocolate, or a specific technique. I […]
Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes by Pastry chef, culinary educator, and cookbook author, Fran Costigan. She is internationally renowned as the authority on vegan desserts. Her scrumptious creations lack nothing—except dairy, eggs, white sugar, and cholesterol. Now everyone with a real sweet tooth, including those who are lactose intolerant, reducing cholesterol, or simply prefer healthy, natural ingredients without sacrificing taste, truly can have their cake… and eat it.
Ahh – wow. That’s what I literally hear every time I set out this citrus-scented vegan Big Orange Bundt Cake for serving. But we all know the proof is in the tasting! Well, this cake goes to the head of its class. It’s unusal to see a deep vegan cake. If you don’t know why, you can find the reason in my […]
It’s time for Vegan Coconut Macaroons for Passover! Regardless of the chilly weather, the springtime holidays of Passover and Easter start soon, and I’ve got recipes to share. Since Passover is first, starting Monday April 10th, I’ll start with one of my favorite Passover desserts for that holiday, Coconut Macaroons. While I definitely stand behind […]
When Robin Robertson made the decision to go vegan in the late 1980s, it was not easy. Believe me, I know as I went vegan in the 80s, and I remember. There were sticks of really icky hydrogenated margarine where I worked as a pastry chef, and soy milk – which was not good tasting at – was the only […]