All vegans certainly feel nostalgic of some flavour that they have decided totally to ban from their diets. There is nothing wrong with this, because if you ban animal derivatives from your diet it does not mean that you don’t appreciate their taste, but you do it for an ethical choice.
For this reason, I really enjoy trying to reproduce the vegan version of traditional recipes. I must admit I often fail but sometimes the result is incredible.
For example, today I woke up thinking about a beloved childhood dessert, since I have not eaten it for a very long time: panna cotta, a pudding obtained from the union of sugar, cream, milk and jelly. I replaced these ingredients with plant based milk, agar-agar and turmeric powder: the result is a thick sweet fragrant and tasty (with a slight aftertaste of vanilla) dessert. It really satisfied me!
Vegan food is not a sacrifice, but a journey through pleasures and creativity!
Today is a day totally dedicated to the past and in fact, I am going to prepare the delicious vegan tiramisu, inspired by the notes of one of the songs of The Cranberries: a band that has accompanied much of my adolescence and which inspired my soul.
Unfortunately, Dolores O’ Riordan, the 46-year-old singer of Cranberries, suddenly died a few days ago, while she was recording new songs in London. Her beautiful unmistakable voice was a symbol of hope and dreams for all of us. She left an indelible mark in the hearts of many people.
I used to prepare tiramisu when I was a young little girl. Today I tried to make an alternative and totally vegan recipe that could be as close as possible to the original flavor. Vegan tiramisu is prepared with an incredible cream of coconut milk and biscuits soaked in coffee with a sprinkling of cocoa.
Rice Chocolate Pudding – Vegan Recipes
It has ever happened to have a desire to make a dessert suddenly, going to open the cupboard and realizing that you do not have any flour for giving it up? This happens when you have a narrow view of what you can eat and little creative spirit. To tell the truth, a dessert can be prepared from the most unlikely ingredients and not only, as many believe, by combining some sugar, milk, eggs and flour.
For example, today I have prepared a more than usual delicious snack: a dense and soft rice chocolate pudding cooked in vegetable milk and flavored with lemon zest and vanilla extract. It is an easy and quick totally vegan recipe, which contains as a main ingredient a cereal that you could hardly have imagined to be put in a dessert.
Try it now and you will love it from its first taste!