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vegan baker and chef

Holiday Confections Class Recap: When a Mistake is the Missing Ingredient

Earlier this month, I taught a holiday confections class at The Brooklyn Kitchen. We made peppermint caramels, maple-glazed hazelnut halva, sugarplums (my favorite) and chocolate toffee brittle. When I teach, it feels like I learn just as much as the … Continue reading

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Dear Girl With the Purple Highlights

Thank you for visiting my table this weekend. No, I did not make my own ice cream from scratch. Just everything else. I have before, when I was a pastry chef, but those desserts were $12, not $7. And since … Continue reading

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My Summer of Smorgasburg: A Vegan Street Food Gallery

Over the summer, I was one of the inaugural vendors at Smorgasburg, the huge outdoor food market on the Brooklyn waterfront. During that time, I was the only vendor to prepare a different food option every single weekend. My philosophy … Continue reading

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The Baskin Robbins Americans Aren’t Supposed to Know About

In honor of my 31st birthday, I plan to make ice cream cake for the August 20th Smorgasburg. The look I am going for is 1980’s kitsch–the Baskin Robbins/Carvel creations of my childhood. Except the artificial color will be replaced … Continue reading

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From Bentos to Burgers, a Secret Ingredient Money Can’t Buy

A few years ago, when I was just starting to write about food, I really loved this Japanese blog. The author would post a daily picture of a bento box and list the contents. I was hooked. Each lunch was … Continue reading

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Just in Time for the Cupcake Backlash: My Baked Vegan Spelt Donuts

It has been 9 months since I baked my first donut. I used a special pan that my fiancee (now husband) found at an outlet kitchen store in northern Florida, a pit stop between tour dates with his band. He … Continue reading

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World’s Laziest Nori Rolls; Homemade Sushi for the Underacheiver.

If you are like me, when you’re home alone, meals consist of whatever is around and fits in the palm of your hand. I cannot be bothered to cook for myself. If there’s nobody around to oooh & aaah over … Continue reading

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