strawberry shortcake
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Vegan Strawberry Shortcake Recipe. Dairy Recipe Included

Strawberry Shortcake grew on me only very recently: One day my three year old grandson enjoyed some at a school party, and asked me excitedly if I could make him ShobbyShoCake. I racked my brains, very briefly, to understand him, but I got…
chocolate tart
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Oat Coconut Chocolate Tart Recipe. Gluten-Free

Chocolate Tart: I'm obsessed with my newborn! It is a rustic new-age version of its nutty once-removed cousin, the beloved Linzertorte. My Chocolate Tart has no nuts, but its texture is very reminiscent of Linzertorte, a great boon for those…
babka
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NYC Babka Winner. My Own Babka Recipe. All Variations

Babka and New York City: That endless love affair is no secret. Babka is the ultimate dessert comfort food, Jewish soul food. Mind you, babka mania extends way beyond Jewish homes and Shtibles, and pours into all homes, Jewish or not, European…
overnight oats
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Raw Overnight Oats Chia Recipe. All Variations

Overnight Oats are a super healthy and super quick breakfast treat. Steel-cut oats, are my rock-star grain and are perfect in this overnight oats breakfast. There's nothing you can't do with steel-cut oats. They are naturally gluten-free too,…
coffee crumb cake
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Coffee Crumb Cake Recipe

This Coffee Crumb Cake is delightfully simple and a real classic. A huge all-time favorite in my house and beyond. My children grew up eating coffee crumb cake, it is my son Yakov’s favorite cake. “Mommy, almost as good as Entenmann’s,”…
chocolate frosting
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Natural Chocolate Frosting. Icing Variation.

Chocolate Frosting: who doesn't love it? I have very recently perfected my Natural Chocolate when I developed My Almond Apricot Chocolate Chip Torte, showcasing Chana Shusterman's new and delicious brand California Gourmet Vegan Chocolate…
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Raw Cranberry Chia Pudding Recipe. Vegan and Gluten-Free

Did someone just say Chia Pudding? This reverse chic cook recoils at all manners of food trends and fads, and the way food manufacturers have abused the chia fad and many other fads makes me want to run for the hills. If only the food industry…
strudel
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Apple Strudel Recipe

Apple Strudel is a great Eastern European Dessert Favorite. Store-bought Fillo dough is quite an acceptable substitute for the labor-intensive homemade Fillo sheets, and makes Strudel a snap to make. Strudel is quite versatile, and you make…
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Baklava Recipe

Although Baklava likely originated in Greece or Turkey, all Mediterranean cultures have adopted it and tweaked it to their own tastes. Baklava is a Mediterranean confection that sounds really decadent, loaded as it is with honey and nuts. The…
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Moroccan Shortbread Cookies (Ghriba) All Variations

Ghriba is the delightful Moroccan Shortbread Cookie we grew up. Vegan without even trying! Ghriba is beyond simple to prepare, in fact I've always had a no-fail mnemonic formula for the ridiculously simple ingredients: 4-1-1. Respectively: 4=flour,…
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Vegan Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Recipe. Gluten-Free

My Chocolate Raspberry Mousse is my new star born just yesterday. I served my brand new Chocolate Raspberry Mousse to my guests last night, and the consensus is: It's a rock star! It doesn't in the least hurt that my chocolate raspberry mousse,…