cherry hazelnut muffins

Cherry hazelnut muffins

These are delicious. It’s a combination I had not tried before and I was curious to taste how it would turn out. Very good! The recipe is adapted from one in the baking book 150 best vegan muffin recipes, by Camilla V. Saulsbury. Will defintely bake these again. Roasting and chopping the hazelnuts takes some work, but otherwise…

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A visit to the Alpro factory in Wevelgem (Be)

A couple of months ago, I visited Alpro in Wevelgem (near Kortrijk, Belgium). The visit to the factory was organised by EVA West, a local division of vegetarian organisation EVA. Alpro makes plant based products, made of soy, almond, hazelnut, rice, … Their soymilk, coconutmilk, pudding and yofu’s are omnipresent in about every Belgian supermarket…

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Vegan chocolates from Confiserie Jonas

We bought this selection of vegan chocolates on our last visit to restaurant Vegaverso in Leuven. They are made by Confiserie Jonas, a vegan chocolatier from Oudenaarde (we also bought his vegan ‘neuzekes or cuberdons, you can see those here). The leafy ones are with coconut caramel, the little bears with hazelnut praliné and the heart shaped…

Lemon mousse pie

Lemon mousse pie

I have made this pie only once so far, but I already know it will be one I will be making lots of times again :-) Made this when we had friends over for dinner, and everyone loved it! Beware: making this pie requires advance preparation (soaking the cashews and cooling the pie and the topping…