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All About Oats

Fran Costigan - All About Oats

This event was on Tuesday, September 12, 2023 at 1:00 pm Pacific, 4:00 pm Eastern

Join renowned plant-based pastry chef Fran Costigan, Rouxbe Director of Vegan Pastry, for a Live Event focused on oats. Oats are not only good for your heart and general health but a… Read More.



I have made oat milk several times in different ways and a slimy goo has consistently been the result. Any tips?

— Dana Mcfarlane


You know, when I was preparing this live event, I was trying to think of how not to use the word slimy and goo. And so I said viscous and I said pasty. But actually it is kind of slimy. Dana, have you tried, uh, tried using what I said earlier was oat absolute ice water, ice water oats. Don't soak the oats, put the ice water into your blender. It's best to have a high speed blender 'cause you want this to happen quickly put the oats in and blend immediately for not more than 30, 35 seconds. And then strain. Dana, you're gonna find the specifics in the event document here.
Fran Costigan

Fran Costigan

Director of Vegan Pastry