Valentine’s Day is just a few days away, but its not too late to make a simple but unapologetically luscious real chocolate dessert. This year thoughts of Valentine Day started early for me while I was watching the CBS special, The Beatles at 50. Fifty years? I liked foil-wrapped waxy chocolate kisses before I became […]
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 was cold and windy in New York City last night. I’d had a lovely weekend in the country, and was now faced with piles of papers to organize and otherwise “move off my plate.” Wanting a warm, chocolaty, not too sweet treat, I decided to make the quick and easy, but fancy sounding, Chocolat Chaud, […]
If you read my Nov 13th Newsletter, you know I used “Swap Outs” in my Vegan Chocolate cooking class at the Cooks Warehouse, Decatur, GA, and at the Atlanta Veg Fest. I had to have ganache that was ready to shape into truffles since the class was 2 1/2 hours, and included several recipes, and […]