Dynise Balcavage and I met in person at Vida Vegan Con and I was smitten. With her joie de vivre, I knew I just had to spend more time with Madame Balcavage, who shares her Philadelphia home with three former stray cats. Lately, Dynise has been spending some time showing me around her city – and now […]
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.
It’s almost August, and the weather in my new city of Philadelphia has been very hot and extremely humid. While I do have an air conditioner that works very well, for many of us turning on the oven during the sticky days of summer is not a happy-making idea. Maple Tofu Cream and Berries – why not? Especially when the […]
I am delighted to introduce you this month to Julie Hasson, although it is likely you have already met this dynamic women in person at one of her presentations, or you know her virtually. Julie is passionate about sharing her truly fantastic vibrant and delicious gluten-free and vegan recipes. She is a total delight in every […]
If you’ve been following me for a while, you know that I developed my vegan desserts using oils instead of butter. That’s because when I moved from the traditional pastry kitchen to the vegan kitchen over 25 years ago, the only vegan butter available at that time was the awful hydrogenated stick margarine. It was […]