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I realized I was not truly “American” when I made the mistake of ordering cheese blintzes in a (good) New York kosher restaurant. I quickly discovered that Americans think cheese blintzes are a dessert, intended to be loaded with sugar.
In vegan baking, binding material is needed to unite all the ingredients, which is a role usually played by eggs in baking. Usually applesauce does the trick as a substitute, but in this recipe it is not necessary because the bananas themselves are binding material. Coconut oil helps in the final formulation of the batter because it hardens and stabilizes in the cooling.
Eating our weight in cheesecake is pretty much what the holiday of Shavuot is all about…But is there a vegan-friendly way to celebrate the giving of the Torah?
Shavuot is fast creeping up on us. It’s the holiday of decadent dairy indulgence, the time when one too many plates of cheesecake can wreak havoc on an unsuspecting Jewish stomach. It’s the celebration of the giving of the Torah, when the Jews became the chosen people, and when the chosen people chosen to declare war on their gastronomic systems with an exorbitant amount of dairy.