The Best Dairy-Free Chocolate Mousse Recipe

If you’ve ever tried to make “real” chocolate mousse, it can be finicky. The eggs must be just the right temperature and the folding technique must be spot-on. You won’t find any of those difficult directions in this recipe. Basically, you dump everything into the food processor and blend.

Posted on February 7, 2017

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Non-Dairy Pie Hacks for Thanksgiving

I’m not sure who coined the phrase, “easy as pie,” but I’m almost certain she was not familiar with baking them. Making pie crust — for most of us, I’d wager — is not a walk in the park. And if you’re making a dairy-free pie, well, that’s a challenge that many prefer to leave up for the professionals. But if you’re committed, like us, to making a dairy-free pie of your own, you’ve found the right place.

Posted on November 15, 2016

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Aquafaba: The One Ingredient You Need for Dairy-Free Baking

You’ve probably noticed the chickpea’s strange, foamy properties if you’ve boiled this legume and skimmed those impressive peaks of foam off the top off the water. It turns out that chickpea brine is the latest innovation in egg-free and dairy-free baking, and it’s been rebranded as aquafaba.

Posted on September 8, 2016

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Mini Almond and Grape Crostatas Recipe: A Cuban Rosh Hashanah Tradition

Apples and honey around the High Holidays is certainly not the only way to ensure a sweet new year. Cuban families, like mine, have long practiced the tradition of eating grapes for good luck. At the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve, we enjoy 12 grapes — one for each month.

Posted on September 7, 2016

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