I recently stopped in Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport as I was catching my next Delta flight to Washington, DC. I should point out this was dinnertime and with an already delayed flight, I was dreading my next meal. I went to a nearby bakery looking for bananas or something that I could munch on for dinner. I was quickly in disbelief as I discovered this unimposing bakery with several clearly marked vegan items in their menu.Read More
Fascination is a clear pale golden wine. The wine has a moderate aroma with hints of grass, green pepper, lemon, grapefruit, apricot, and light scent of vanilla flower. In addition, the wine is semi-dry, with a medium body, and tart acidity. There is a low presence of soft tannins. Fascination is a fair balanced wine with moderate flavors of pear, honeysuckle, with a slight buttery finish lasting about five seconds.Read More
Earlier this morning I visited our local farmer’s market, the Wellness Connection Farmer’s Market, which is located at the Gum’s Spring Library parking lot. Since this a vegan blog, I went on a mission looking for vegan friendly products. As this is a small farmer’s market, I managed to find four vendors offering vegan friendly products.Read More
This is a perfect vegan hors d’oeuvre for when you have guests. The recipe uses fried plantains (tostones), tofu, avocado, black beans and polenta. The recipe should take about 20 minutes to prepare and about 10 minutes to cook. The recipe was inspired from a recipe submitted by angloesque via allrecipes.
Wine pairing: If you plan to pair this recipe with wine, please omit the garlic from this hors d’oeuvre, as it will take away from the wine experience. I recommend a white wine, such as a dry Riesling, a white Zinfandel, a Gewurztraminer or a Virginia Viognier. Like I said, stay away from the garlic on this one!Read More