Tag Archives: lactose free

Coconut Tapioca Pudding with Mango and Roasted Mung Beans

  Well hello again. I’ve been away, literally and figuratively. I’ve taken a break from the blogging world (but not from cooking) and I was off in Thailand recently. I could go on and on about the food I ate … Continue reading

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Chocolate and Chocolate Ganache Tart

I recently took a vegan and gluten-free baking class at Thai Fresh with Kaylee. What a wonderful way to spend a cold evening: in the Thai Fresh kitchen with a handful of folks standing around an island heated by the … Continue reading

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Chocolate Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

These are whoopie pies. They are delicious. Eat them all the time. I tried a variety of ways with these whoopie pies until I found the fluffliest cake and the richest pumpkin cream. The filling uses only a cup of … Continue reading

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Homemade Strawberry Almond Milk

I met my friend Emily at the age of 8. We had tea parties, we picked flowers, and we may have also tortured snails and slugs in the yard. I reminisce about things sporadically but there’s one thing I had … Continue reading

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Green Tea Chai Ice Cream

It’s official. Of all the ice creams I’ve ever made, this might very well be my favorite. I cannot count how many times I had to lick the spoon clean. It started when my friend Rajiv handed me a ziplock … Continue reading

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Nut and Berry Biscuits

I have no idea what to call this delicious cookie/scone/biscuit/breakfast treat. It originally came from Elana’s Pantry as a Muesli Scone, but it has gone through so many changes since I started baking it that I can’t justify calling it … Continue reading

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Pasta alla Norma

This is a recipe I fell in love with during my semester in Italy a million years ago. Our Regional Cooking Instructor was a master. I tasted everything we made, relished everything he brought us, and went every place he … Continue reading

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Chocolate-Hazelnut-Espresso Ice Cream

And another ice cream treat…We now have a freezer full of ice cream. Ice cream party anyone? Chocolate-Hazelnut-Espresso Ice Cream 1 can coconut milk (1 1/2 cups) 1/2 cup boiling water 1/3 cup strong brewed (decaf) espresso 1 scant cup … Continue reading

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Nectarine, Brown sugar, and Toasted Almond Ice Cream

The past couple of months have been insane. I mean the kind of overwhelming that makes you take a deep breath, look down to make sure your feet are still on the ground, and double-check that you’re even still yourself … Continue reading

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Tortilla de Acelga

Miramar is a small seaside town just outside of Mar Del Plata, Argentina. It’s where Argentines go for the summer to relax, unwind, avoid the the city’s oppressive heat, and to be with family. I went in February for about … Continue reading

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