Bûche de Noël is the French name for a Christmas cake shaped like a Yule log. Traditionally this is a rolled cake, but I have learned that unless the cake contains an unthinkable amount of fat, a rolled vegan cake will be greasy (and exceptionally unhealthy). Still, I wanted a holiday log complete with mushrooms shaped […]
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.
National Chocolate Covered Anything Day? Who is in charge of this calendar!? Well, eat your oatmeal first, because I am not going to suggest that you cover your fully loaded bowl of creamy oats with a layer of chocolate. If you have not already heard my personal motto… here it is. Eat your greens, grains, […]
Chocolate, Orange, and Almond Olive Oil Cake If you have ground almonds in your freezer, this cake takes almost no time to prep. But don’t rush the baking and final steps: it is important to bake the cake until it is dark golden-brown for the best texture, and to sprinkle a layer of chopped almonds on […]
Because for many of us, everyday is National Brownie Day, so the question isn’t do you like brownies? The first question seems to be–fudgy or cakey? I took an informal poll last year on Facebook and fudgy won by a landslide. But if you on the side of cakey, you are not alone. Just follow this […]