How do I begin to introduce my long time friend and colleague, the one and only Veggie Queen? Jill Nussinow and I have shared many adventures together, always as roommates, from IACP to Rancho La Puerta, where I told her there was no way I’d get up for a 6:00 am hike. With Jill’s encouragement, […]
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.
Today I am sharing a quick, easy and 100% delicious recipe from my Essential Vegan Desserts Course at Rouxbe today: Vegan Drop Biscuits (and it has been made successfully with gluten free baking flour mixes). Drop biscuits are a no-oil added, and I think tastier alternative, to baking powder biscuits. They are quicker to make and […]
If you’ve been reading my posts for a while, you know I consider my mother-in-law, Wini Goldberg Costigan to be my culinary mentor. As a young child, I found my love of cooking and baking at my grandmother Ida’s side in her kitchen. How I loved helping her make those sugar cookies and my favorite, her […]
The beets in this vegan Chocolate Pudding are not identifiable as such but do add a sweetness and some health benefits. Beets are high in vitamin C, fiber, and essential minerals like potassium and manganese. They also contain folate, which helps reduce the risk of birth defects. They’re known to fight inflammation, boost the immune system, help lower […]