Galettes des Rois (French King’s Cake) 👑

The “Galettes de Rois” is a popular pastry from France, traditionally eaten during the month of January as a celebration of the Epiphany. It consists of two layers of buttery puff pastry, filled with a sweet almond frangipane, which usually contains a hidden “fève”. As part of the celebration, the person who finds the this […]

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Opèra

Ingredients- (Joconde) 1.5 cups almond flour (145g) 3/4 cup all-purpose (100g) 1 cup confectioners sugar (120g) 3 tbsp flaxseed meal (25g) 3 tbsp of chia seed meal (25g) 5 tsp baking powder (25g) 6 tbsp margarine (85g)  1 tbsp vanilla extract (16ml) 1- 2 tsp of rum (optional) (Buttercream) 2 sticks margarine 1- 2.5 cups […]

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Vanillekipferl (Vanilla Crescents)

Ingredients- 125g almond flour 225 all purpose flour 200g margarine/ solid coconut oil 100g cane sugar 1/2 tbsp pure vanilla extract 1 tsp cornstarch/ maizena 1/2 tsp salt Procedure- Start by cutting up the margarine/ solid coconut oil into cubes Add it to a bowl, along with the remainder of the ingredients  With your hands […]

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Ratatouille

Ratatouille is a Provinçal French vegetable stew, which originated in Nice. This dish was a staple meal in my household growing up, which my family continues to enjoy today. While the recipe provided below follows the more classic and ‘fancy’ method of preparation, which is oven baked, my family actually prepares it on the stove, […]

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Lentil Bolognese

This simple and comforting pasta sauce recipe is perfect for the days when you crave comfort food yet still want to eat something nourishing. Made out of simple ingredients, the recipe comes very flexible with optional ingredients and easy substitutions, to make sure that you can enjoy this with what you most-likely have on hand […]

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Crêpes

Crêpes are a staple dish from France; while they originated from the northwestern region of Brittany, they have gained popularity across the nation, and even across its borders. While savory galettes tend to be vegan (as they are made with only buckwheat flour and water), their sweet counterparts are made with eggs, milk and butter. […]

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Bretzel

In honor of National Pretzel Day, here is an authentic German Bretzel recipe. These are truly not as complicated to make as you’d expect and are perfect for your breakfast (accompanied with some margarine 😉 or even turned into sandwiches! Once you achieve the overall base of this recipe, the creativity of what to do […]

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Cauliflower Alfredo

When in the mood for comfort food, this is the recipe you want to go to! While it is just as satisfying as the regular dish, this recipe calls for a vegetable as the base of the sauce! (a perfect way to add your veggies in 🙂 Ingredients: 1 cup of cauliflower florets 1 cup […]

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Hot Cross Buns

Since Easter Sunday is just around the corner, I thought I would provide a plant-based version of these traditional buns for you to make with your loved ones. Slightly sweet and spiced, this bread is perfect for your Sunday morning festivity and can be customized to one’s own preference/ needs. Ingredients: Rolls- 425g bread flour […]

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Madeleines

As a French classic and family favourite, Madeleines hold a special place in my heart. This is why I had to recreate a plant-based version of these which wouldn’t compromise either the taste, texture or consistency of the traditional version. While it did take several tries, I can say that this recipe will not disappoint […]

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