Tag Archives: coconut

The Springs

Can’t remember the last time I’ve been this excited to blog about a new discovery.  That’s probably because there’s never been a place like The Springs before. Housed in a former paper factory in downtown LA, the space is wide open and swimming in natural light. When you first walk in, you’ll immediately notice their (all organic) juice/coffee/wine bar… …which

(Almost) Vegan Poke Cake

I have been wanting to bake a poke cake FOREVER.  I decided to make a vegan version, using a boxed cake mix, Pumpkin Coconut Milk* and flax seed eggs.  When the cake is done, poke poke poke… …then pour on a homemade custard (made from the same Coconut Milk) – let is soak into where you got pokey… …and “frost”

Ice Cream Lab

I almost failed chemistry, so I can’t really explain how this works… …but Ice Cream Lab creates made-to-order scoops using locally sourced, fresh ingredients… …using magic (aka Liquid Nitrogen). I was invited in to sample a bunch of flavors – this isn’t Blue Crystal Meth, but Blue Velvet (with Magnolia Cupcakes)… …Banilla (also Magnolia-esque), Salt Lick Crunch (pretzels, caramel, sea salt)… …Vegan Chocolate