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Sunday, December 23, 2007

My Sweet Vegan

Teens creating special diet recipes must be all the rage in the cookbook world.

I just posted Yummies for Sensitive Tummies a few days ago.

Today I found My Sweet Vegan by Hannah Kaminsky. Kaminsky is an 18-year-old who began a vegan for ethical reasons about four years ago and seems to have done nothing since except experiment with making vegan desserts.

According to Andrew Brophy of the Connecticut Post:

She's already created more than 150 desserts without the traditional ingredients a baker would use, such as milk, eggs, cream, cheese, gelatin and yogurt.

Those desserts include coconut creme pie, chocolate chip cookie pie, triple threat chocolate cheesecake, silken chocolate mousse cake and golden glazed donuts.

Kaminsky's recipes for vegan desserts, which fall under the broad categories of cakes, cookies, tarts, pies, fudge and toffee candy, are in "My Sweet Vegan," which was published Dec. 3 by Fleming Ink.... Kaminsky created all of the recipes in "My Sweet Vegan" and photographed all of the desserts.

You can find the book in my Milk-Free Bookstore on the Vegan Cookbooks page.

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