Tuesday, July 10, 2007

How 'bout that?

I'm still in over my head with my upcoming exam and other life events taking place, but I had to come out of hiding quickly to express my excitement about winning second prize in Urban Vegan's Vegans Gone Wild! contest! Thanks, Urban Vegan!

Also, let me extend my congratulations to the first place winner, Diann! Her Extreme Chocolate and Macadamia Nut Tart with Caramel Sauce certainly looks like a deserving win to me, and I am excited to give it a go when I have the chance.

Urban Vegan will be posting the recipes later this week for all the hedonistic dessert submissions, and I will certainly be checking them out. Some of your entries I have already seen on your blogs, and let me tell you, the world of vegan desserts is a happy place with people like all of you around!

That's all--and now I dive back into my busy world... but expect a nice, long post from me with lots of pictures sometime next week! And thanks for all your encouragement. It means so much to me...

15 comments:

bazu said...

congratulations- you will go down in history as the hero who veganized profiteroles!

Good luck with your studying!

KleoPatra said...

Thank you so much, so deeply, so sincerely, for all of your incredible support during this scary time, Laura... i can't tell you how much i appreciate it and how much the kindness you showed translated right over to Mattie...

Wishing you the best with the upcoming exam and all your other upcoming events, Laura.

Vicki's Vegan Vice said...

Yeaah for your profiteroles, Laura! Wishing you the best with your exam and move! :)

Courtney said...

Congrats, Laura! Your profiteroles were so impressive and beautiful.

Good luck on your exam!

Courtney

bazu said...

Hi Laura,

I was just reading over your recipe and had a question for you: does the pastry develop an air bubble? In other words, when you cut it to put the pastry cream, is it hollow inside, or is it more like cake? My mind is slowly preparing me to try my hands at this recipe...

Kati said...

Way to go, Laura! Your recipe looks amazing...and you get the box of chocolates! You are one lucky lady. =)

Good luck with your upcoming exam!

VeggieGirl said...

congrats on winning Urban Vegan's dessert contest!!! those profiteroles were gorgeous- you're so talented with your cooking and baking!! good luck on your exams!!

aTxVegn said...

Yay, Laura! I told you you had an amazing recipe. I'm so anxious to make your recipe, and like you, I can't wait to see the other entries.

I've been thinking about you and all you have going on. You're doing great handling everything so well. Can't wait for the upcoming giant food post!

Megan the Vegan said...

i love the new header on your page!

jess (of Get Sconed!) said...

congrats on the win!

Melody Polakow said...

Congrats on the contest win! I was very impressed by your entry...

I love our little vegan community here.. it is so fun to see the creativity at work every day on the blogs!

vko said...

I knew those gorgeous profiteroles would be well recognized- congrats!!

I absolutely love your header.

Vivacious Vegan said...

Congratulations Laura! Your profiteroles were a great idea and I can't wait to try them. Good luck with your exams.

I made your chickpea curry salad the other day and it was wonderful. The addition of raisins was unique but really lent a nice touch.

maybepigscanfly said...

Much deserved congratulations to you Laura. I hope that everything isn't too crazy with your exams right now! Just remember to take time to relax and enjoy some of your yummy treats!

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