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About Me

  • Please describe yourself

    I'm a vegan baking freak and I work hard to make this site a place where like-minded people can compare notes and share eats. I'm obsessed with the hows and whys of food science.

    I like to take a food, study it, break it down to it's smallest components, then build it back up again with no animal products while incorporating maximum flavor.

    This whole breaking down food and building it back up thing I call "foodcrafting" and I do it with as many different foods I can get my hands on. It's amazing how understanding beer brewing science can make you a better bread baker for example.

    The result of this is that is evolving from having a 100% baking content focus, to showcasing all vegan food.
  • What are your interests?

    Baking and vegan food design, foodcrafting, food science, rediscovering the lost art of food production by hand, camping, friends, beer, home brewing, red wine, cycling, being surrounded by nature, getting lost in large cities, random adventures with random people, running
  • What are your absolute favorite things to bake?

    Pancakes, muffins, crusty artisinal hearth breads, pizza crust, ice cream, cake of any kind.
  • What are your favorite vegan baked items to eat?

    Brownies, any kind of pie, any kind of cookies, french pastry, anything with chocolate.
  • What types of vegan baking are you trying to master?

    Lately I've been super interested in gluten-free flour blends. I just might figure it out on my 147th try!
  • What kind of music have you been listening to lately?

    Blaring punk rock, minimal techno and everything in between.
  • What shows or movies have you been into lately?

    The Mighty Boosh, ALF, 30 Rock, Summer Heights High, The Office, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
  • What are your favorite books?

    On Food and Cooking, The Bread Baker's Apprentice, The Secrets of Baking, Wild Fermentation, Baking Illustrated, Joy of Vegan Baking, The Professional Pastry Chef, How Baking Works, Understanding Baking, Designing Great Beers, Chocolates & Confections, Vegan Fusion World Cuisine,
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  • What state do you live in?

  • What country do you live in?

  • Do you run any websites? If so, which ones?

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  • What do you do for a living?

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