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Where can I get the extra large TVP slabs?

It's common to see the chunks (or small TVP). They're like maybe 1" in diameter. But I've seen ones there are about 1/2" thick, 2" wide and 3" long (maybe this is after soaked ...
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Can Michelin Star Amuse Bouche recipes be adapted to cater to dietary restrictions [closed]

Can Michelin Star Amuse Bouche recipes be adapted to cater to dietary restrictions, such as gluten-free or vegan options?
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vegan meringue substitute without aquafaba for cake

I'm trying to make a cake that requires a meringue mixed into the cake, but without the egg. Unfortunately I'm allergic to chickpeas, so I can't use the standard aquafaba substitute. I usually ...
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Veganizing a Kringle recipe

I am attempting to veganize a Kringle for an upcoming event. Below is the original recipe I am referencing, and I am stumped as to how to replace the egg in the dough portion. I have never seen a ...
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Could you make a vegan roux? [duplicate]

Is it OK to replace the butter in the roux with margarine? Will it still worked the same? May not be traditional, but could it be done?
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Should non-dairy yogurt thickeners be added before or after fermentation?

I want to make a yogurt similar to a brand I like (Siggi's Plant-Based). It's very thick and holds its structure extremely well. The ingredients are: Cultured Coconut Milk (Water, Coconut Cream), Pea ...
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Can Seitan like substances be made from lentils/other high protein sources?

I was wondering if the ability to make a "coagulated protein mass" was unique to gluten in wheat. For example, if one grinds up a bunch of lentils into a very fine powder and then adds water ...
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Vegan substitutes for eggs in baking [duplicate]

What can I use instead of eggs for baking, ie, I need very close vegan alternatives.
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Can aquafaba be used in place of flax egg as a binding agent?

I'm interested in following a recipe for lentil wellington. The recipe uses "flax egg", a mixture of ground flax and water, as a binding agent for the lentil and vegetable loaf. My ...
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What fruits/veggies/other to keep at "partial freezing" (−3°C/27°F)?

My fridge has a "partial freezing" compartment where the temperature is kept at around −3°C (27°F). It is promoted as a feature for storing meat and fish, but... I don't eat any animal ...
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Do I have to add an ingredient to compensate for removing about 100g of sugar from zucchini bread?

I want to adapt a zucchini-bread recipe so that it's not at all sweet (I want to toast slices and top them with savory stuff). The recipe is vegan and gluten-free, so I can't use a well-beaten egg to ...
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What are the best egg substitutes for different types of bakes?

I have done a variety of vegan baking and often end up 'experimenting' based on what I have on hand at the moment. I know a few egg substitute tricks include applesauce, flaxseed, or store-bought ...
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Does vegan cheese ever melt?

I have a kind of vegan friend and recently made a pizza for her. I went to a vegan shop, bought "vegan mozzarella" (they said it melts ok), and cooked the pizza as usual. Does vegan cheese ...
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What is the difference in using strained or non-strained almond milk for pancakes?

My main aim is to make a cream out of almond milk, which I could fold into a vegan pancake batter. I typically work with two types of almond milk. One type is "watery" and is made of ...
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How much can be learned from a regular cookbook as a vegan?

I've been looking since quite some time for books on gourmet vegan kitchen, that require a lot of competence, and I even asked here on the board for advice. That time I got recommended "...
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How long will these vegan muffins last out of the fridge? [duplicate]

I make these muffins with the following ingredient: Oat flour Banana Pea milk Walnuts Chia seeds Sesame seeds Cinamon Salt Baking powder I am going to travel and want to bring some with me. I was ...
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Improving mouth feel of vegan hard boiled yolk

This recipe is typical of vegan hard boiled egg for salad. Egg white portion fine. Yolk could use some improvement in mouth feel: https://www.onegreenplanet.org/vegan-recipe/the-ultimate-genius-vegan-...
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Simple Vegan cookies recipe

I am trying to make a recipe with the following ingredients. 2 cups blanched almond flour (240 grams) 1/2 teaspoon baking soda (4 grams) 1/4 teaspoon sea salt (2 grams) 1/4 cup melted coconut oil (54 ...
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Best Texture for Vegan Ceviche

Which main ingredient is most reminiscent of fish for Ceviche? Recipes out there with hearts of palm, tofu, cauli and young coconut. Or some other? I hated fish when young, and certainly won't try it ...
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How can I create a raw-vegan puddings?

I want to make a raw-vegan firm white pudding based on water and/or some vegan milk. How an I achieve a firm texture? Bananas can have strong banana flavor which may take over other tastes Chia seeds ...
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How to make a keto-vegan pancake or cake based on almond flour?

My partner is keto for health reasons, and I am vegan for moral reasons. We both want to eat the same meal, and not have me spend yet another hour and a half in the kitchen. But it is near impossible ...
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Egg Yolk Sub for Vegan Potato Gnocchi

Attempts at potato gnocchi Piedmont style -no egg- has yielded rubber bullets or baby mush. Tips from this site may help (ie old potato,freshly baked and riced) with a vegan version but their ...
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Can I measure solids-not-fat using nutrition facts only?

My first time to ask here. I'm trying to formulate my own recipe of vegan ice cream and am following a certain proportion/percentage for each component (fat 17%, sugar 14%, solids-not-fat (SNF) 11% ...
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How to make (vegan) cheese saltier?

I have recently been making some quick vegan cheeses such as paneer and halloumi with similar methods to making the dairy version of these cheeses. The process I'm following is roughly: Blend ...
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How to make vegan mayo with soy lechitin, oil and water without failing

I have soy lecithin with me. How do I blend this with water and oil to make vegan mayonnaise? I have tried a lot of times but every time I get a thin oily watery stuff. The procedure is- 1)Mix 2 tbsp ...
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How can I make seitan sausages from a homemade seitan block?

So far I have made washed flour seitan blocks from wheat flour and seitan sausages from a seitan flour and chickpeas mixture. I would like to use my homemade seitan block instead of the seitan flour ...
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Can you make vegan garlic bread? If so, how does the use of margarine effect taste and texture?

I enjoy a nice garlic baguette so much, but I have to drink a pre-emptive, schedule 5, painkiller not to die from being so lactose intolerant. I was wondering if a solution can be found that does not ...
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Can agar be melted in oil?

This recipe for vegan parmesan apparently has no added liquid apart from melted coconut oil. Does the agar actually melt and bind in this case? From https://greenevi.com/vegan-parmesan-sliceable-...
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Can I add body to vegan stock with carrageenan?

Carrageenan, a seaweed extract, is used frequently in vegan cheese and other vegan and vegetarian preparations as a thickening agent. However, I have never seen it recommended as a way to add "...
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How to make a facsimile of corned beef from (plant-based) ground?

I became vegetarian about a year ago, and one thing I still crave constantly is corned beef hash. I've found that impossible meat has been a fairly good substitute for when I really crave a dish with ...
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How to get vegan cheese to taste like cheese

I have yet to find a vegan cheese that tastes like cheese. It seems that all recipes use mainly nutritional yeast as flavoring and while it's delicious and has a cheesy flavor to it, it doesn't quite ...
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Books for very high level vegan cooking?

I'm looking for a book, or some books on cooking vegan on a very high level. There are several nonvegan michelin star level books, and many "quick and lazy" books, but I'm having a hard time ...
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Homemade soy milk powder, or other plant-based milk powder

I have tried making soy milk powder from store bought soy milk. I used my dehydrator, but a few hours into the process the milk was starting to smell sour. I have seen recipes that make soy milk ...
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Why remove the vegetables from vegetable stock? [duplicate]

Most meat stock is based on boiling bones, so it's not hard to imagine why you'd want to remove the bones before using the stock. Vegetable stock, on the other hand, is broadly similar to the mirepoix ...
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What is a vegan recipe for lasagne? [closed]

Do you guys have any idea how much I am craving a good old piece of lasagne. Since my girlfriend is vegan I wanna make the lasagne her way, of you now what I mean. So any ideas how to best substitute ...
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help understanding this recipe gluten free and vegan

The recipe is: 75g nut flour 55g rice flour 1g xantham gum 100g water 120g coconut sugar 30g coconut oil 20g cacao 1g salt 6g cake yeast 10g vinegar 125g sweet potato I don't understand how this ...
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Pulled Pork Jackfruit

When cooking jackfruit for “pulled pork” from canned young green jackfruit, do you cut off the core from the rest of it or just braise it till tender?
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How to get quesadillas to stick closed without cheese

Recently, I’ve tried making stove-cooked quesadillas without any cheese. I’ve used hummus in place of alright, though the quesadillas often fall apart when flipped. Hummus doesn’t have the same ‘glue’...
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Vegan crepes that don't fall apart when turning

When I make crepes I use eggs, flour and milk for the dough and tiny amount of oil for the pan. I usually use whole wheat flower. Sometimes half-white half-whole wheat. They always end up very thin ...
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What is causing my homemade soy milk mayonnaise to have a different consistency than one made from store brought soy milk?

The mayonnaise I made from the store bought soy milk was creamy and thick tasting, while the one made from home made soy milk has a bit of a watery feel to it. The store bought one's ingredients are ...
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What is the animal product in pizza sauce in korea

I am currently in S.korea, I was checking the ingredients of pizza in a small local restaurant, because I follow halal diet, and I was surprised to find that there is animal product in the sauce. So ...
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Which gum/gums to use to get a gummy texture when using Agar agar powder

Trying to do a school project that needs me to make gummies from scratch in an innovative way. I decided to go with Agar agar for a vegan based gummy. Unfortunately, once I make the gummies the agar ...
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How is plant based chicken and bacon made using soya and pea protein?

I have recently applied for a role at a company which makes vegan meat substitutes (specifically chicken and bacon) and I was wondering how products such as these would be made from soy and pea ...
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What is leftover in the pulp after making oat milk and how can you use it?

I've been making oat milk and looking for recipes which can utilise the pulp which is left after making the oat milk. I tried cookies and pancakes but they end up wet and soft. Is this because all of ...
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What are these white spots in my bread dough?

I'm making hot cross buns following this recipe: https://domesticgothess.com/blog/2020/03/09/vegan-hot-cross-buns/ About an hour into the first rise, I'm seeing these alarmingly mold-like dots in the ...
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Can various fats be used as a strict substitute for pastry dough?

If you take the three main types of fats used for puff pastry. Lard, butter and margarine, can they be used interchangeable or is there caveats between the three? I found a nice recipe for puff ...
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Vegan Cheese - Almond Milk Curdle

Does almond milk curdle? I tried to make it curdle to make vegan cheese. I added vinegar and cooked it and nothing happened. I continued to cook off all the water and was left with essentially an ...
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How much baking powder or soda can I add to cookies without the taste being affected?

I like to do a lot of baking without eggs, and so I realized I should be adding either extra baking powder or baking soda to make up for the leavening that an egg would usually provide... How much ...
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What is the best substitute for eggs when baking cookies?

I do a lot of vegan baking and I was wondering what the best substitute is for eggs in cookies? Lately I have been using aquafaba and extra baking soda, but maybe using that is just as effective as ...
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Would carbonated water be a good substitute for two eggs in this cherry loaf recipe?

I would like to replace the two eggs in this recipe with carbonated water: Ingredients 1/3 cup shortening, butter, or margarine ¾ cup granulated sugar ¼ cup brown sugar, lightly packed 2 large eggs, ...
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