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Yeast (Baking)

Yeast (Baking)

Yeast (Baking) – A Vegan Pantry Ingredient from Vegan Venue Yeast (Baking) is a dry form of baking yeast that we keep refrigerated in our vegan pantry for baking bread and rolls. Yeast are single-celled plants or microbes.  They are fungus that ferment starches and sugars.  One of the by-products of this fermentation process is […]

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Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)

Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)

Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) – A Vegan Pantry Ingredient from Vegan Venue Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) is a vegan pantry ingredient that is primarily used with Lecithin and Ginger as a dough enhancer in baking yeast breads. At first thought, it might seem strange to include vitamin C powder as a recipe ingredient; however, vitamin […]

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Wheat, Hard White

Wheat, Hard White

Wheat, Hard White – A Vegan Pantry Ingredient from Vegan Venue Wheat, Hard White is a staple ingredient in our vegan pantry for making most of our breads and rolls because of its lighter texture. We like the hard white wheat berries for grinding into flour, because it seems to make a lighter texture and […]

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Wheat, Hard Red

Wheat, Hard Red

Wheat, Hard Red – A Vegan Pantry Ingredient from Vegan Venue Wheat, Hard Red is a vegan pantry ingredient that we grind into flour for baking when a denser bread is acceptable or desired. Even though wheat is mentioned in ancient writings, it is not the same as the commercial wheat we have today.  Our […]

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Spelt or Spelt Berries

Spelt (Spelt Berries)

Spelt (spelt berries) are an ancient whole grain that we have in our vegan pantry, which we grind into flour and bake into several kinds of bread and rolls. Spelt is another of the ancient grains mentioned in the Bible. It is recorded in Exodus 9:32 as one of the grains grown in Egypt. Isaiah […]

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Sesame Seeds

Sesame Seeds

Sesame Seeds – A Vegan Pantry Ingredient from Vegan Venue Sesame Seeds are a vegan pantry ingredient that we keep frozen to preserve freshness. We use them in making humus and as a bread and roll coating. Sesame seeds come from the seed pods of Sesamum indicum. They were used by the Assyrians as far […]

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Rye Flakes

Rye Flakes

Rye Flakes – A Vegan Pantry Ingredient from Vegan Venue Rye Flakes are a vegan pantry ingredient that are used mostly for breakfast cereal recipes, and a few other recipes such as in cookies to add some crunchiness. Rye flakes are made from whole grain rye berries or groats that have usually been cut and […]

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Rye

Rye

Rye – A Vegan Pantry Ingredient from Vegan Venue Rye is a whole grain vegan pantry ingredient that we use in making several kinds of rye and multi-grain bread recipes. Rye is a relatively modern grain of unknown origin; there is no mention of it in ancient writings. The food value of rye consists of […]

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Rice, Wild

Rice, Wild

Rice, Wild – A Vegan Pantry Ingredient from Vegan Venue Rice, Wild is a gourmet vegan pantry ingredient that adds something special to rice recipes. Wild rice is a native American grain that is as old as recorded history. The harvesting of wild rice traditionally was done along streams and lakes where it was growing […]

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Rice, Jasmine, Brown

Rice, Jasmine, Brown

Rice, Jasmine, Brown – A Vegan Pantry Ingredient from Vegan Venue Rice, Jasmine, Brown is the most nutritious form of jasmine rice, and we have recently seen it for sale in supermarkets; it is great with oriental recipes. Brown jasmine rice is an aromatic sticky rice, but we have found that it is not as […]

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