Flax gel needs help with leavening, but it makes a satisfactory substitute when eggs are called for in recipes for baked goods.
Recipes sometimes call for ingredients that you may not have heard of, like nutritional yeast or agar-agar. This is especially true of plant-based recipes. Some familiar ingredients, like cauliflower, black beans, and lentils may be used in unfamiliar ways to make good-tasting plant-based foods. You may not be aware of the nutritional and even medicinal properties of foods that are familiar to you, like sweet potato or avocado. This is a growing list of some of these. You can also find links to this information on the Glossary page. If you have a question or want to see a particular ingredient featured, please send a request from the Contact page, or just email to email@example.com.