Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Coconut II

Coconut oil, vegan butter, vegan buttah, it's like vegan butta, it's like buttah, Linda Richmand

Have you heard? Coconut oil is the new vegan margarine, minus a lot of ingredients, of course. Solid at room temperature, coconut oil comes is both unrefined and refined varieties.  If you dislike the flavor of coconut, the refined is your best bet.

Besides sautéing and roasting, coconut oil is wonderful in baked goods, including these Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever by Kortney Campbell at Vegan Housewives.

If you interested in making your own vegan butter with coconut oil, Mattie at Veganbaking.net has a tried and true method.

If you are feeling even more ambitious, Robyn Eckhardt at Eating Asia has a step-by-step tutorial for DIY Coconut Oil.

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