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(vegan baking + other minor obsessions)

Monthly Archives: October, 2012

Raw Mince Pies

These lovely mince pies are raw and nut-free! They feature a lucuma-buckwheat crust that can be rolled and shaped like conventional pastry, which somehow self-dehydrates to achieve an almost cooked-like texture … Continue reading

31 October 2012 · Leave a comment

Raw Christmas Cake

Oh, this Christmas cake! A raw cake full of sultanas, goji berries, almonds, apricots and dates, and with a healthy dose of baobab powder. A white chocolate marzipan layer so … Continue reading

27 October 2012 · 4 Comments

Raw Biscotti

This is a simple yet beautiful recipe. The base is almonds and buckwheat, gently sweetened with dates, packed with currants and hazelnuts and with just a hint of cinnamon – … Continue reading

23 October 2012 · 3 Comments

Raw Flapjacks

This is a very healthy flapjack recipe, with a cashew, almond, sunflower and hemp seed base sweetened with dates and filled with cherries, pumpkin seeds and pistachios. Yacon powder adds … Continue reading

19 October 2012 · 4 Comments

Raw Brownies

Brownies are my thing. Since I can remember they have been my favourite thing to bake, share and snack on and I can eat in one sitting many more than … Continue reading

15 October 2012 · Leave a comment

Raw Hazelnut Torte

Back when I was pastry chef at inSpiral, I had on the menu a peanut butter pie which was essentially a huge vegan replica  of a Reese’s peanut butter cup. … Continue reading

11 October 2012 · 3 Comments

Raw Pumpkin Pie

A very classic pumpkin pie with a pecan crust and a delicately spiced creamy pumpkin filling, and sweetened only with dates meaning no refined/concentrated sweeteners of any kind. This is … Continue reading

7 October 2012 · Leave a comment

Vegan Classic Dulce de Leche (more dulce de leche philosophy than you will ever need + recipe)

My earliest memory somehow revolves around dulce de leche. I was only 2 and my parents and grandparents had been invited to a dinner party at a neighbour’s house. We … Continue reading

3 October 2012 · 5 Comments