This week a new staff member joined my team and we were organizing a little welcome gathering for her. My original plan had been to buy some pastries at our really nice local Mexican bakery. But then I found out that our new colleague has a gluten intolerance. Very last minute, I decided to try... Continue Reading →
No-bake lemon pie
23 July 2018 • Cilantro Roots Lemon 🍋🍋🍋🍋🍋 pie! I am working on the recipe for a vegan lemon pie to be further developed into a vegan lemon mousse pie. Today's version of the lemon pie is made with a Graham cracker crust, filled with a cashew-based lemon custard, and topped with a thin layer... Continue Reading →
Cherry Garcia soft serve sorbet ice cream.
Vegan, nut free, soy free, gluten free, and ever so delicious! We have been having a scorcher here in northwestern central Indiana with temperatures feeling like 105-110F. With the high humidity, it is just like Bangkok, which was my home for 18 years. I know the heat can be miserable but there are also positives:... Continue Reading →
Fudgy chocolate mousse
As mentioned in an earlier post, my morning was full of cooking disasters. The vegan mozzarella that I was trying to make turned into an oily blob. On top of that, the oven went on the blink, which threw a wrench in my quiche-making plans. As a backup plan, I turned the whipped aquafaba into... Continue Reading →
Coffee ice cream with aquafaba.
Vegan coffee ice cream with aquafaba. No ice cream maker needed! I recently found a wonderful recipe for coffee ice cream at Ceara's Kitchen website. Perhaps surprisingly, I am not terrible passionate about ice cream (or doughnuts for that matter) but good coffee ice cream can definitely tempt me. This coffee ice cream has lovely... Continue Reading →
No-bake lemon-mousse mini pies
Vegan no-bake lemon-mousse mini pies. The crust was made with ginger cookies and the mousse with a cashew-base lemon custard and aquafaba. The pies are not as neat as I would have liked them to be. Let's call them rustic ;). Next time, I will try to pipe the lemon mousse, which should... Continue Reading →