16/01/2017 vegan recipes
We’ve pulled together our most popular recipes, our latest additions and our editor’s picks, so there’s sure to be something tempting for you to try. Even with the stress of candy-making, I still make these magical treats every year because they are absolutely amazing: the cooking brittle toasts the slivered almonds for a sweet and toasty flavor, along with a generous blast of saffron soaked in rose water, and the pistachios on top.
So what I think you’ll learn, as I did, is to use the Weight Watchers point system as a guide, a great starting point, but not to obsess whether the specific values are right on, or not, ESPECIALLY for what is obviously a low-calorie healthful soup or salad or whatever.
From there, it’s right into the recipes: Mains, Sides and Starters, Drinks, and Desserts, with several how to sections on making a few of the recipe ingredients (for example, the simple sweet crepes that are used in a bananas Foster crepe cake!) ahead of time.
Nan-e Nokhodchi / Chickpea Cookies ( recipe from zozobaking ) are a traditional NoRooz treat – also naturally vegan & gluten-free, they use chickpea flour, powdered sugar, shortening, and cardamom… such simple ingredients and such a lovely little treat.
My friend Christy was so sweet – she picked me up at the airport and transported me to two of Austin’s most important vegan destinations: The Vegan Nom taco truck and Capital City Bakery – conveniently located right down the street from one another.