My latest recipe idea did not go at all as planned, but I ended up making something I really liked—a low sugar Strawberry Cocoa Mousse. How did I get this idea? Well, my refrigerator held a quart of disappointing strawberries.They were lacking in flavor and much too firm. At first, I had planned on roasting […]
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.
Made with roasted peaches, raspberry coulis, and vegan vanilla ice cream, Vegan Peach Melba is one of my favorite summertime treats. Peach Melba is a classic dessert invented in the 1800’s by famed French chef Auguste Escoffier for the Australian opera singer, Nellie Melba. It remains today still beloved, and since it is actually nothing […]
No regrets here about my recipe for vegan French Toast in Gene Baur’s Living the Farm Sanctuary Life book. It’s a keeper—delicious, healthy and easy to make. Last night, though, when I was organizing my freezer, (yes, that is a thing I do regularly, the fridge too), and saw the bag of chickpea flour I’d purchased recently at […]
Hey, these Wholesome Vegan Oat-Banana and Jam Muffins are delicious, whew! If you know the style of my recipes, you know that I stress technique, and that includes whisking and sifting dry ingredients and following recipes – ones written by authors you trust—to a T. When a recipe is being tested, that means in my […]