Tag Archives: soy yogurt

Vanilla Custard Brownies

I found a recipe for non-vegan cheesecake brownies through tastespotting, and it didn’t take me long to veganize it. I used my trusted brownie recipe and added a topping made with silken tofu, oat cream, and agave syrup, and the end result was really just deliciously decadent. The topping is more like a creamy custard […]

Walnut Cookies

Walnuts, vanilla and raw brown sugar melted into nice caramel flavor in these cookies. These nutty treats are rather soft and a little crisp on the bottom right after baking, perfect with a cup of tea and snow falling silently outside our window. Helsinki has tons of snow right now, but the weather forecasts say […]

Spicy Rutabaga Fava Bean Soup

This soup has typical Finnish fall produce and North African spices. We thought that the earthy and sweet rutabaga combined really well with the rich and complex flavors of ras-el-hanout, the fava beans providing a mild backdrop to it all. Our soup’s enchanting fragrance complemented its taste in an elegant manner. Soup ingredients: olive oil […]

Chocolate Orange Muffins

My ultimate team celebrated its fifth year with a late summer potluck picnic about a month ago. We made these muffins in the morning of the day of the picnic. Most of my teammates are omnivores, so in order to promote veganism I aimed at maximizing the decadence of the muffins. They are based on […]

Raspberry Tartlets

We got to pick a few containers of fresh raspberries last Sunday, and I wanted to bake something pretty with them. I decided to use up our stock of hazelnuts for the crust, and whipped up a light mousse filling with soy yogurt and agar agar powder. Delicious and relatively easy to make, these were […]