Anita’s Head Office:
43615 Yale Road
Tel: (604) 823-5543
Anita’s Retail Farm Store:
The Local Harvest Market
7697 Lickman Road
Tel: (604) 823-5547
Monday to Saturday
9 am to 5 pm | Closed Sundays
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Holiday opening hours.
Yes! Non-dairy or plant-based milks work the exact same way as dairy in recipes. Choose from store bought or try making your own.
There are many fantastic plant-based everyday items you may have in your pantry. These include flax meal, chia seeds or apple sauce.
It’s easy to make your own. Mix together 1 cup of your favourite non-dairy milk and 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar or fresh lemon juice. Give it a stir and let it sit for about 10 minutes to curdle. Et voilà – homemade ‘buttermilk’!
Absolutely. There are a couple of ways but the easiest by far is to use ‘aquafaba’ which is the liquid from a can of chickpeas. This liquid can be whipped to mimic egg whites in many recipes and especially works well in meringues.
You can indeed; there are some amazing brands now available in most grocery stores such as Earth Balance and Melt. Or you can make your own at home in minutes with a few simple ingredients.
Butter can easily be replaced with coconut oil in many recipes. Keep it at room temperature and it soon whips up just like butter. Or try using a neutral-tasting oil such as sunflower. Or if a buttery taste is key to the recipe, try a store bought dairy-free butter or even make your own.
There are commercial brands of non-dairy cream you can use, from coffee cream to whipped cream. Or for simple swaps from your pantry, use chilled, canned coconut milk or creams made from soaked nuts.
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