Posts Tagged ‘Crème Brûlée’

Jan

22

2013

Playing with Fire

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Lavender Non-Dairy Crème Brûlée

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Playing with Fire

Chrystal and I began another “vegan” challenge at the beginning of 2013 with a few of our friends. I like to think of it as an exercise in disciplined and thoughtful eating. Each one of us, however, built in a few of our own separate dietary modifications this time around–which is why “vegan” rightfully is in quotations. For me, I’m giving myself the okay to consume honey, as one example. But all in all, we’re committed to 90 days of meatless, non-dairy eating.

This Christmas I was gifted a culinary blow torch. I was itching to fire up my new kitchen toy the moment I opened the box. Of course, the first dish that comes to mind that utilizes a torch is the popular dessert crème brûlée, or “burned cream.” It’s made up of very few ingredients, but the main players of the dish are always eggs and cream. No bueno! That doesn’t work with our new break on dairy. Nevertheless, I was determined to have my crème brûlée and eat it too!

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