Eat this, vegans: Earl Grey donut at Cartems Donuterie in Vancouver

Vegan Earl Grey donut

Yes, those are rose petals. (Stephen Hui)

Word has it that Cartems Donuterie (534 West Pender Street) is working on a fried vegan donut. Until such time as it appears, their baked Earl Grey is our favourite vegan donut in Vancouver.

This heavenly cake donut is infused with organic Earl Grey tea and covered with an Earl Grey glaze. Rose petals are sprinkled on top. Continue reading

Sylvia’s Vegan Kitchen rolls out the raw donut holes

A month ago, I wrote about Sylvia’s Vegan Kitchen, a new web series hosted by Sylvia Oakley. I concluded my post by suggesting that the Vancouver nutritionist and musician do an episode on raw donuts.

Well, Oakley has definitely risen to the challenge. Her latest frenetic episode—guest starring Cartems Donuterie co-owner Rajesh Narine—tackles raw vegan donut holes, made with cashews, almonds, flax seeds, dates, and agave nectar. Three toppings are featured: cacao powder, coconut sugar, and cinnamon; shredded coconut; and almond butter with dried fruit. Continue reading