All posts tagged: hazelnut

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 it’s a pretty straightforward and easy recipe. Ingredients cherry hazelnut muffins – vegan 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 ts baking powder 1/2 ts baking soda 1/2 ts salt 1/3 cup sugar 3/4 cup soy milk 3/4 cup plain yofu (soy yoghurt) 1/3 cup canola oil 1 ts vanilla extract 1 cup toasted chopped hazelnuts 1 cup chopped canned cherries (you can also try it with fresh pitted cherries) Recipe cherry hazelnut muffins Put paper liners in a muffin tin. Preheat oven to 200° (400F). In a large bowl, mingle the dry ingredients: flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In another bowl, whisk together the ‘wet’ ingredients: sugar, soy milk, yofu, canola oil and vanilla extract. Mingle dry ingredients with wet ingredients. Fold in …

#33 Our lunch at vegetarian resto Lokaal, Ghent **

Restaurant review #33 – Lokaal is a new vegetarian restaurant/tea house (opened at end of 2014) in the city center of Ghent. It’s about a 5 minute walk from the Kouter, and is located at the corner of the glass alley (red light district). The name Lokaal reveals the restaurant’s concept: using local product (from within Europe) as much as possible. There is always a vegan dish standardly available. In a newspaper article I also read they wanted to grow herbs in the restaurant room and use these in the dishes. Lokaal also offers a couple of dozen sorts of tea. Sounds promising! So we were eager to check it out. Our lunch Options are indicated on the chalk board high up and above in the restaurant. The only thing that wasn’t vegan was said to be the quiche (I specifically asked about the bread and it was said to be vegan). The soup wasn’t red beet soup as indicated, but red cabagge soup. We ordered the soup (4,5€) and then the sandwich with Brussels sprouts and hazelnuts (6€), and the …