All posts tagged: extract

Coconut lime muffins

These are my new favourites! I’ve only made these coconut lime muffins once so far, but I’m sure I will be making them many more times again! A pretty straightforward classic muffin recipe, with a tropical twist. Close your eyes and think lime cocktails, beaches with coconut trees, and enjoy your muffin ­čÖé Ingredients coconut lime muffins (vegan) 1 cup all-purpose flower 1/2 ts baking powder 1/2 ts baking soda 1/4 ts salt 1/3 cup coconut oil 3/4 cup sugar 1 cup coconut milk 1/4 cup soy milk 1 ts vanille extract 1 ts coconut extract 1 tbs or more grated lime zest 1 cup dried shredded coconut Preparation Preheat the oven to 180┬░ (350┬░). Put paper liners in a┬ámuffin tin (12 muffins). In a small┬ábowl, mix the dry ingredients: flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Melt the coconut oil in a small saucepan. In a large bowl, mix the sugar with the melted coconut oil. Add the wet ingredients: coconut milk, soy milk, vanilla extract, coconut extract and lime zest. Add the┬ádry ingredients …

Zaboer Asian Food, shop Bruges

Shop review┬á#1 – After our restaurant visit to restaurant Chang Ton Thai (review will follow) we accidentally stumbled upon this Asian shop just around the corner, next to ‘t Zand: Zaboer Asian Food. Quite a surprise, also because it was still open at 21:30 (which is quite unusual for shops in Belgium, most close at about 6 or 7 pm). UPDATE: see below! It’s not very big, but has some specialities which are not so common to find, and may interest vegans: a wide variety of dried beans and lentils, some brands of coconutmilk that I’ve never seen before, and a good collection of spices and herbs (eg, I saw different kinds of kardemon pods, which are not so commonly available in regular shops around here). A bit messy and untidy place though, not all items were clearly labelled. Also noticed some items which were past their expiry date, eg a tiny flacon of coconut extract (yeah! never found this before!) which was a bit overdue, and as such I got it for free, thanks! …