Has a restaurant owner, chef, or entrepreneur ever asked you for vegan breakfast or brunch food ideas, including vegan waffle or pancake recipes? Are you a professional in the food service industry who sometimes seeks such recipes? Here I share with you a number of tips and waffle recipe recommendations.
If you’re in the former category, you may have had difficulty containing your excitement or knowing where to start first. After all, here’s someone who’s going to be serving food to a lot of people, so any decisions they make about food are going to have even larger impact. And you know of so many resources! How do you give them a few useful resources without overwhelming them?
If you’re in the latter, you know that you have more factors to consider than the average foodie: Continue reading
Vegan waffle parties often occur beyond the “peak” season of May. While only a portion of them come across my radar, I’m always excited to hear about them. And they always make me so hooongry.
Umami Mama Vegan Waffles with Savory Cashew-Mushroom Sauce. Photo by Melissa at Food and Loathing. Yummers!
Most recently, Melissa at Foodandloathing.com threw a mini vegan waffle party, and posted a wonderful photo of the Umami Mama Waffles (with the Savory Cashew-Mushroom Sauce) from The Global Vegan Waffle Cookbook. I’ve reposted it with her kind permission here. I am excited that she’s giving away a copy of the GVWC as part of a fun competition at her blog. So go check that out before the competition ends this weekend! Even if you don’t enter the competition, check out the rest of her groovy site with lots of great tongue-teasing food photos, useful ideas, and candid opinions. Continue reading
Here I briefly review some cool vegan waffle recipes and concepts that have appeared elsewhere in recent months. I’m sure there are many more than this; feel free to add in the comments.
First, thanks to VegNews for recently spreading the love of vegan waffles to other occasions. Their most recent newsletter featured some yummy-looking Mexican Hot Chocolate Waffles for Cinco de Mayo. They appear to provide a different texture and experience than the Hot Chocolate Molasses Waffles and South of the Border Dark Chocolate Syrup,* because they creatively incorporate the cocoa via the syrup blended right into the waffles, and also utilize egg replacer powder. Thanks to Pittsburgh Vegan Meetup Member Rachel Z. for the heads up!