The Hazelnut Cream vegan recipe is quite easy to prepare and will give you a good start for the day.
- 1 tbsp of flour
- 2 tbsp of brown sugar
- ¼ cup of grated hazelnuts
- 1 tbsp of cocoa powder
- 1 tbsp of cornstarch
- 1 cup of soy milk
- 1 tsp of vanilla extract
- 5 tbsp of hot water
Combine the flour, brown sugar, hazelnuts, cocoa powder, cornstarch, vanilla extract and hot water in a bowl. Mix well using an electric mixer. Set aside. Boil the soy milk over a low – medium temperature.
Add cocoa mixture and reduce the heat. Simmer for 10 minutes, stirring constantly. When the mixture thickens, remove from the heat. Allow it to cool for a while. Keep in the refrigerator.
Useful tip 1
You can prepare this cream with different kinds of nuts. Simply replace the hazelnuts with some other nuts of your choice.
Useful tip 2
Be sure to try some of the cream before it thickens. You may want to add some more sugar. This really depends on your taste.
Useful tip 3
Instead of vanilla extract, you can add some orange extract to the mixture.
Enjoy your Hazelnut Cream! Try more vegan desserts…
It is well known that a good appetizer should be delicious enough that it almost preludes the main course that is to come. For an all vegan meal however, it can be quite a challenge to create vegan appetizers that will not disappoint.
Luckily there are so many vegan appetizer recipes out there that you could try, and there are so many more to come. Here are some vegan appetizers that many will love.
Vegan Spring Rolls
Pick your choice of vegetables, fry them and roll them up in rice paper. You can then choose to sauté them in vegetable oil, or you can go the fresh way and opt not to include any heat in the spring rolls.
Fillings include carrots, cucumbers, onions, garlic and so on. The choice is mostly yours.
Tofu is a very popular among vegans because of its versatility, which extends all the way to appetizers as well. You can make tofu dips that can include your favorite spices and accompany them with chips or fries.
You can also make tofu bites that can be bakes or fried in vegetable oil.
Onion rings and dipping sauce
Onion rings are a very tasty appetizer that is very popular and very easy to prepare. Just chop up some onion rings and
Dip them in a coating paste made of your favorite spices and a bit of flour and sauté them in vegetable oil. Once they are nice and crispy, serve them with any dipping sauce you may want.
Enjoy this selection of vegan appetizers, and be sure we will add some more!
Vegan soups are quite possibly the most unique soups that there are out there. This could be because since there isn’t as much meat or dairy in existence compared to fruits and vegetables.
Whatever the reason, vegans have truly outdone themselves in the soup department by just swapping out the butter for vegetable oil.
Pumpkin (vegan) soup
Pumpkins are delicious when they are made into soups. There are so many variations of pumpkin soup including pumpkin and basil soup to pumpkin with vegan chocolate shavings for that extra sweetness.
The method is simple, simply first cooking up the pumpkin as you may wish, and popping the mixture in a blender or a processor to make the soup.
Carrot soup basically comes from cooked carrot that has been pureed or simply a soup base like potatoes that comes with carrot chunks in it. It can be a delicious appetizer with basil garnishing.
Asparagus is a very popular vegan delight most especially because asparagus soup is simply creamy and delicious. Variations include asparagus and tomato soup, asparagus and potato soup and the very popular cream of asparagus soup.
Mushrooms are very delicious ingredients in many vegan soups because of their strong earthy flavor. This is why popular variations such as cream of mushroom soup and mushroom cauliflower soup have won the hearts of many vegans and non-vegan foodies alike.
These are simple and easy to prepare vegan soup recipes that can be made from the comfort of our homes.
Almost all of us have come across or heard of somebody who is vegan. A vegan is simply a person who chooses not to eat or use any products that came from any animal whatsoever (Vegetarians eat some animal products, such as dairy). Continue reading “What is a Vegan?”