Category Archives: Candy

Peaceful Provisions Headlines Pine Box Rock Shop Vegan Shopup

I am always ecstatic to learn about new sources of good quality scrumptious vegan baked goods.  So when my brother Chris told me about Peaceful Provisions, a floating bakery that shows up at various events in Brooklyn, I was very … Continue reading

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Rouen Ceramics Museum and Palais des Thes and Dame Cakes

Having spent a full day in Bayeux the day before, we got an early start on our fourth day in Rouen, a Thursday.  In the afternoon, we took a bus over to the Musee des Beaux-arts stop, and walked past … Continue reading

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Riverdel Cheese Shop Return Encounters Vegan Sweets

I went back to Riverdel Cheese Shop in Brooklyn’s Prospect Heights neighborhood a few days ago to stock up on more vegan cheese.  What I didn’t expect is that I would also buy a variety of vegan sweets, things I … Continue reading

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Hu Chocolate: Ethical AND Tasty?

When I discovered Hu Chocolate Bars in my local Whole Foods Supermarket, I knew nothing at all about the company or its products.  What did I think of the chocolate bar I tasted?  I will get to my assessment in … Continue reading

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Babycakes and Tache: dairy free dessert crawl, part two

This time when I went in search of dairy free sweets, stopping at Babycakes and Tache along the way, I did actually go on a crawl of sorts.  I was in midtown, having visited the dentist, and was puzzling over … Continue reading

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Torrone, Chocolate vs. Classic: Eataly’s Calling All Critics Battle #2

A few days ago, I got an email from Eataly, Mario Batali‘s temple to everything culinary and Italian, inviting me to participate in a taste-test.  With the intriguing title of “Calling All Critics Battle No. 2,” it explained that I … Continue reading

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Osgoode Hall & the Distillery District: Toronto, day 2

Osgoode Hall and the Distillery District were not originally on the itinerary for our second day in Toronto two weeks ago.  But, as fate would have it, as we started talking and doing some research that morning, this was what … Continue reading

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