Mint on mint! Truthfully, until I developed the Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream recipe in Vegan Chocolate, I wasn’t a fan of mint-flavored ice creams. This avocado based ice cream (come on, don’t turn up your noses!) changed my mind, and it’smade even better with a crunchy-chewy coating of mint-kissed Chocolate Shell. Note that the ice cream pictured here is […]
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.
Raspberry Chocolate Silk Tart Raspberries and dark chocolate look beautiful together and taste even better, especially if you follow my few caveats to ensure the chocolate will not overpower the raspberry flavor. I don’t cook the raspberries, and I use frozen unsweetened berries instead of fresh—even in season—when making the purée (called a coulis). Mixing […]
Several tasters said these cookies reminded them of animal crackers or plain arrowroot cookies. The dough is quite versatile and can be used to make several types of cookies; my favorite variations follow the recipe. Vanilla Wafer Cookies Yield: 2 1/2 dozen (2-inch) cookies 3/4 cup organic unbleached white flour 1/4 cup arrowroot […]
I am known to my friends and family as the odd one who says, “bring it on” of the summer heat in the city but I love summer and don’t mind the heat and humidity! I drink lots of water, not iced, and eat lots of watermelon– chunked or sliced and preferably with a healthy squeeze of […]