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Kiwi Curd Meringue Pie

Creamy kiwi curd topped with fluffy meringue and a flaky pie crust. Kiwi curd meringue pie makes a delicious, refreshing summer dessert!

Kiwi Curd Meringue Pie

A while ago, I made homemade kiwi curd – it was so delicious! So I thought I’d make it again as filling for meringue pie or rather tartlets because I wanted to try out different vegan pie crust recipes. Below you’ll find recipes for a buttery pie crust and 10 vegan pie crusts – aquafaba pie crust is my favorite! Let me know in the comments what’s your favorite pie crust. Continue reading Kiwi Curd Meringue Pie

10+ Vegan Pie Crust Recipes

14 delicious pie crust recipes – all vegan (dairy-free & egg-free), most are nut-free and two even gluten-free! Vegan pie crusts made with aquafaba, red palm or coconut oil, cocoa butter or olive oil, raw nut butter or nut flour.

10+ Vegan Pie Crust Recipes

I tried all the vegan pie crust recipes and they were delicious! Of course, they’re different than butter-based pie crusts: The coconut pie crust tastes of coconut, the cocoa butter pie crust tastes of chocolate and the almond pie crust tastes slightly of almonds. The boiled pie crust and the pasta dough pie crust aren’t as flaky like a pie crust made with butter. The chickpea flour pie crust is only for savory pies and the palm oil pie crust is bright yellow!

My favorite vegan pie crusts are the aquafaba pie crust, the hazelnut pie crust and the pie crust with soy milk and lemon juice. The aquafaba and soy milk lemon pie crusts are just as flaky as an all-butter pie crust and they have a neutral taste – perfect for all kinds of pies! And the hazelnut is delicious with fruit pies, such as blackberry pie, apple pie or juneberry pie, and if you have pie dough leftover you can turn it into hazelnut cookies or dog treats. Continue reading 10+ Vegan Pie Crust Recipes

Mirror Glaze Recipe – With Natural Food Coloring, Dairy-Free, No Corn Syrup

This homemade mirror glaze from scratch is dairy-free, made without corn syrup and naturally colored with butterfly pea tea.

Mirror Glaze Recipe - With Natural Food Coloring, Dairy-Free, No Corn Syrup

I may have mentioned it once or twice before 😉 but I love the naturally dark blue color of butterfly pea tea! So of course I had to dye my homemade mirror glaze naturally blue with butterfly pea tea!

I always wanted to try out mirror glaze but since I can’t eat dairy I had to figure out how to make mirror glaze dairy-free. Continue reading Mirror Glaze Recipe – With Natural Food Coloring, Dairy-Free, No Corn Syrup

Homemade Aquafaba

Homemade aquafaba is amazing stuff! Turn something that you’d usually throw away into vegan whipped cream and vegan meringue. How amazing is that?! Aquafaba is easy to make at home and it tastes much better than store-bought aquafaba.

Homemade Aquafaba
Whipped aquafaba is pure white! Homemade aquafaba, whipped homemade aquafaba and cooked chickpeas

Aquafaba – sometimes called chickpea brine – is the cooking water of chickpeas (or other legumes). It’s a natural, vegan, plant-based egg replacer. You can use aquafaba as vegan egg substitute for cakes, as binder for vegan burgers, for vegan mayonnaise or vegan cheese, for vegan marshmallows or vegan marshmallow fluff, to make vegan mousse and vegan buttercream, as vegan whipped cream substitute or vegan ice cream base, for vegan chocolate-covered marshmallow cookies, for fluffy vegan waffles and crepes – you can even make vegan meringue or a vegan pavlova with aquafaba! Continue reading Homemade Aquafaba

15+ Watermelon Rind Recipes – Sweet & Savory

Reduce your food waste and turn watermelon rinds into easy, tasty and healthy recipes. More than 15 sweet and savory watermelon rind recipes for you to choose your favorite!

15+ Watermelon Rind Recipes - Sweet & Savory

Stop! Don’t toss that watermelon rind! Yes, watermelon rind is edible – it’s also delicious and healthy (more about the benefits of watermelon rind here). You can juice watermelon rind and use the juice instead of water for lemonade, popsicles or pancakes. You can turn the boring rind into delicious watermelon rind candy, fry it like french fries or use the diced watermelon rind as vegetable in stir-fries.

And my blog name doesn’t have the word ‘historically’ in it for nothing! 😉 Most of the watermelon rind recipes are historical recipes – dating back to the Victorian and Edwardian era! Continue reading 15+ Watermelon Rind Recipes – Sweet & Savory

3 Edwardian Marble Cake Recipes

Three delicious and easy Edwardian marble cake recipes from 1902 – two classic marble cake recipes with chocolate and one flavored with just spices: cinnamon, cloves, allspice and nutmeg.

Edwardian Marble Cake Recipe

In the Victorian and Edwardian era, marble cakes were usually flavored with spices – cinnamon, cloves, allspice and nutmeg – instead of with chocolate or cocoa powder. While the light part of the marble cake was usually made with just egg whites, the dark part was colored with brown sugar, molasses and egg yolks – no chocolate or cocoa powder! Continue reading 3 Edwardian Marble Cake Recipes

Homemade Cherry Pie

This homemade cherry pie is so delicious – with a flaky, buttery pie crust from scratch, homemade cherry filling and marzipan crumble on top!

Homemade Cherry Pie

Cherries are not my favorite fruit but this cherry marzipan pie is so yummy! I baked the pie in a large 12-inch (30cm) pie plate that I found while clearing out grandma’s house (more of grandma’s antique treasures on my instagram account). So maybe you’ll have to reduce the amount of dough and cherry filling if you use a regular 9-inch (24cm) pie plate. Continue reading Homemade Cherry Pie

Easy 3 Ingredient Pie Crust

This homemade pie crust is easy to make with just three ingredients: flour, butter and sugar. Use it for fruit pies and cream pies. Shortcrust pastry pie crust – the only recipe you’ll ever need!

Easy 3 Ingredient Pie Crust

This recipe is a popular German pie crust recipe. The pie crust from scratch is so easy to make: You need just 3 ingredients – 1 part sugar, 2 parts butter and 3 parts flour.

And if you have pie crust leftover, you can turn them into delicious cookies! Continue reading Easy 3 Ingredient Pie Crust

Juneberry Pie – Easy, From Scratch, 4 Ingredients

Juneberry pie tastes a bit like plum pie but so much better! It’s one of the best fruit pies I’ve ever made!

Juneberry Pie - Easy, From Scratch, 4 Ingredients

Juneberries are also called saskatoon and serviceberry. They are edible and so delicious! Juneberries are sweet, fruity and not too sour: They are delicious raw, in pies, jams, muesli and they freeze well. You can harvest juneberries in June: They look like plum-colored mini apples or blueberries and grow on shrubs and small trees.

You only need 4 ingredients for this homemade juneberry pie from scratch: Flour, butter and sugar for the shortcrust pastry and juneberries as pie filling. Juneberries make a delicious pie filling and they are so sweet that you don’t need additional sugar! Continue reading Juneberry Pie – Easy, From Scratch, 4 Ingredients

Leftover Rice Pudding Souffle – Use Up That Leftover Overcooked Rice!

This leftover rice pudding souffle is a delicious comfort food, quick to make and perfect to use up leftover or overcooked rice.

Leftover Rice Pudding Souffle - Use Up That Leftover Overcooked Rice!

The overcooked rice was actually for my puppy whose stomach was upset (pictures and video of my puppy on her instagram account). But she didn’t like the rice so I made her Moro’s carrot soup instead – which is amazing by the way! – and had overcooked mushy rice leftover. Inspired by rice chiffon cakes I came up with this leftover rice pudding souffle. The rice souffle is so yummy that I’ll definitely make it again! Continue reading Leftover Rice Pudding Souffle – Use Up That Leftover Overcooked Rice!