Tag: baking

Vegan Coconut-Key Lime Sheet Cake w/ So Delicious Coconut Whip Topping.

It’s not often that I will work with key limes. I find them tedious to juice, but ultimately am always glad that I took the time to work with them because dang….. they are the best limes. This cake came into my life by…

Durin’s Day.

Happy Durin’s Day! Whether it is, in fact today, or later this month, I’m sending everyone reading my very best. If you’re not familiar with Durin’s Day, let me provide a brief explanation. Durin’s Day is an annual holiday observed by J.R.R. Tolkien’s dwarves…

Vegan Roasted Strawberry Dumpling Skillet Cake.

Here in Los Angeles, we can be looking at getting the first of the strawberries in late winter or early spring. The sun here shines brightly and warm. Because of this weather kindness, we have amazing produce here all throughout the year and in…

Plums, Pluots, Pie & Farewell to Yingst Ranch.

Last year, news broke that the beloved Yingst Ranch would be closing after the 2014 season. The news was a huge bummer, considering what a beautiful and wonderful farm Yingst was. They were a U-Pick operation in Littlerock, sorta out in the middle of…

Nasturtium “Bleu Cheese” Biscuits.

It’s been almost three months since my last post. I thought I’d come back with more biscuits. Nasturtiums (or tropaelum) are a common garden plant with pretty flowering blossoms, which range in color from bright yellows to rich oranges and reds. The plants are…

Vegan Cream Cheese Biscuits w/ Candied Jalapeños.

Is Spring a busy and exciting time for everyone? I’d like to think so. Although I say the same about Summer….and the holidays. But back to Spring–the weather has been lovely, the produce equally as lovely. I’ve been inspired and working away in my…

Vegan Peaches & Cream Pie.

Last year I had the pleasure of acquiring some very sweet, very juicy peaches. My favorite variety ended up being a 49er peach that had a beautiful red starburst on the inside with a yellow-red blush on the outside. They were a revelation. I…