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Feb 1 2016

Aquafaba In The News

A short collection of articles from around the blogosphere. Some of these will need to be taken with a grain of salt! If you see something online that you think should be here, please e-mail us.

Vegans can finally dine on egg whites...sort of

Jan 25, 2016 by | MASHABLE.COM  

On the web, this waste water is most often referred to as Aquafaba, Latin for "bean water."

One solution for all egg-free baking needs

Dec 3, 2015 by | Philadelphia Daily News  

Vegan cake-makers are going gonzo for garbanzos

Yet, eggless baking options have been less than perfect, with different substitutions for different functions. If only there were one solution that was animal-free, gluten-free, cholesterol-free, worry-free and, well . . . free!

Aqua ... who?

Nov 11, 2015 by | Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette  

How we prepare dried beans: Soak them, cook them, drain and discard the liquid.

Thanks to amateur cooks collaborating via the Internet, bean water has a new name -- "aquafaba" -- and a new starring role in desserts.


Oct 29, 2015 by | Sexy Vegan Radidio  

Goose Wohlt is a vegan entrepreneur and the leading authority on the magical new egg replacer known as aquafaba. He sparked global interest in the gloppy bean liquid by announcing a simple, accessible meringue recipe on a popular facebook group, and continues to help encourage a development community for aquafaba based on open source principles.

Trust us. You can use the liquid from a can of beans to make dessert.

Oct 5, 2015 by | Washington Post  

Meet ‘aquafaba,’ which cooks are whipping to replace egg whites in meringues, buttercreams and more.

The Best Vegan Egg Substitute For Baking

Oct 1, 2015 by | The Huffington Post  

Substituting in cooking is typically fair game: Having all the exact ingredients on hand is a rarity, then there are those times when you omit something out of preference and taste -- or dietary restrictions. But when it comes to baking, it gets a little trickier.

'Aquafaba': chickpea brine is a surprisingly egg-cellent baking substitute

Sep 29th, 2015 by | The Guardian  

Whipping that gloopy liquid from cans of chickpeas yields a perfect vegan egg white replacement – even if it’s still unclear exactly why it works. The term 'aquafaba', coined by its discoverer, comes from the Latin words for 'water' and 'bean'.

All About 'Aquafaba'

July 22nd, 2015 by | WFAE  

Here are two words we never see together: “vegan” and “meringue.” That’s because meringues, those sugar-browned peaks atop lemon pie, are made from egg whites. So are macarons, the French cookies sandwiched around jam or other sweet fillings. Enter aquafaba. It's a new name for the liquid that results from cooking legumes such as chick peas. Aqua (water) + faba (bean). Yes, that milky ...

Vegan Meringue Has Arrived

July 6, 2015 by | VegNews  

Online experiments reveal how to turn bean brine into stunning meringue desserts.

To cut food waste, California grocery will start selling produce rejects: Table Talk

June 18, 2015 by | The Oregonian/OregonLive  

At the digital kitchen table, today's hot topics include a look at a big California grocery that is trying to tackle food waste by selling produce that doesn't meet typical standards for appearance, plus a look at a magical egg replacer that comes from a can of beans.

16 Unbelievable Vegan Recipes You Can Make With Canned Bean Juice (Aquafaba)

June 17, 2015 by | PETA  

Don't throw out that canned bean reserve! Here are 16 recipe ideas for the newly discovered egg replacer that's likely already in your pantry.

Stop Pouring Your Chickpea Liquid Down the Drain. It’s a Magical Ingredient.

June 10, 2015 by | SLATE'S CULTURE BLOG  

As a vegan, I’m happy with the commercially available substitutes for most animal products. With so many dairy-free options for ice cream and cheese, who needs milk? Replacing eggs, on the other hand—a critical ingredient for baking—has always been a challenge. I’ve experimented with flax meal to varying results, added...

13 Amazing things you can do with aquafaba

May 22, 2015 by | The Vegan Society  

Our top aquafaba recipe picks.

Chicago's best spots for vegan cuisine

April 28, 2015 by WBEZ's Afternoon Shift  

How much do you know about Chicago’s vegan scene? We take a tour of Chicago’s vegan scene, and tell you about some the city's lesser-known vegan gems. Joining us to talk about the growing industry in Chicago is Karyn Calabrese, owner of Karyn’s Raw and Karyn’s Cooked, Marla Rose, founder of VeganMania festival and Elhamahd Bin Israeli, co-owner of Soul Vegan, which distributes fresh vegan food to eateries and stores on the South Side.

5 Delicious Vegan Food Discoveries Everyone Should Try

April 21, 2015 by | CARE2  

Vegan foods have come a long way since the grainy baked goods of the ’70s. These breakthroughs in the world of vegan cooking aren’t highly processed junk. They’re plant-based foods that are kinder alternatives to their animal-based cousins. And they’re changing the face of veganism.