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Desserts With a Difference

Fran Costigan - Desserts With a Difference

This event was on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at 1:00 pm Pacific, 4:00 pm Eastern

Excited for some fresh summer dessert ideas? Join chef Fran Costigan for this exploration of some amazing treats, using fresh and dried herbs to infuse your summer desserts with flav… Read More.


I have yet to figure out how to thicken a plant-based yogurt for a creamy consistency that's not gooey or clumpy. We just bought a plant milk machine too so I'm raring to make some good yogurt! Do you have any tips?

— Michele Terpstra


I make yogurt occasionally in my instant pot using soy milk and sometimes it Is runnier that you know, it's not going to be Greek yogurt. That's for sure. But my friend and colleague Jill nussenau check out the has a lot of information on making yogurt and there is a yogurt starter of vegan yogurt starter that can be purchased. I have recently purchased it. I haven't used it yet and I'm going to try it so I can actually put the link later on in to this event Dock and you go back in and find it or go to jail. Tell Jill. I sent you the and she'll give you the name. That's probably a really good idea. So give you the name of that.
Fran Costigan

Fran Costigan

Director of Vegan Pastry